V. James ("Jim") PomposelliSeptember 24, 1938 ~ December 14, 2016 (age 78)
Upton--V. James "Jim" Pomposelli, 78, formerly of Whitinsville, died Wednesday, December 14 after a brief illness. He leaves his wife and soul mate, Sue (Blanchard) Pomposelli and their children, Jim Pomposelli, of Chicago; Mike Pomposelli and his wife Molly, of Needham; Cathy Poirier and her husband Scott, of Upton and 7 grandchildren; Andrew, Tyler, Ryan, Jack, and Celia Pomposelli and Robert and Mary Poirier. He was predeceased by his brother, Fedrico Pomposelli.
A son of Mario and Frances (Frabotta) Pomposelli, Jim was born September 24, 1938 in Northbridge. He grew up in Uxbridge and graduated from Uxbridge High School in 1957. Jim was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for numerous local companies, retiring 16 years ago from Modern Continental. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 4 since 1968.
Jim was always busy and known to fix anything. He was a hard worker and will be remembered as a gentle giant who loved his wife, children, grandchildren and the time spent with them.
Jim's Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, January 7, at 11:00AM, at Saint Mary's Church, Uxbridge. Interment will follow in Saint Mary's Cemetery. There are no Calling Hours.
Please omit flowers. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.