James F. Hooley

James F. Hooley, at home in Milton, formerly of Dorchester, July 25, 2013.

Born and raised in Dorchester, he was a graduate of Roxbury Memorial High School. Jim was employed by Boston Edison for 43 years, retiring as a maintenance supervisor in 1994. He had been an active parishioner at Saint Kevin’s Church, serving the St. Vincent DePaul Society.

Husband of Claire L. (Walsh) and the late Norma M. (Donovan) Hooley. Father of James W. Hooley and his wife Joanne of West Roxbury, Kevin R. Hooley and his wife Isabel of Chesapeake, VA, Mary M. Palmer and her husband Michael of Milton, Karen M. Hooley of Quincy, John M. Hooley and his wife Barbara of Malden and Anne S. Hooley of Milton. Step-father of Claire Coen and her late husband Jack  of Milton and Marie VanRyen and her husband Jim of Londonderry, NH. Grandfather of Angela, Gregory, Daniel, Gerald, Diana, James, Tom, Bess, Sean and Michael and great-grandfather of Gabriel and Kaleigh. Step-grandfather of Carlene, Brian, Julie and Michael and their children Connor, Shannon, Mia and Jack. Brother of Rita Martin and her husband Ren of Andover, Tom Duchini and his wife Lorraine of Pembroke and the late Mary Hooley.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Road at Randolph Avenue, Milton, Monday July 29 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Sunday 3-7 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.