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James J. Adamson

August 5, 1942 ~ September 5, 2019 (age 77)

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James J. Adamson, Jr. of South Main St., Winthrop passed away at home on September 5, 2019. he was 77 years old. Born in Winthrop he was the beloved son of the late Frances (Devine) and James J. Adamson, Sr.. A life long resident of Winthrop he was employed as a conductor for Conrail and Amtrak prior to his retirement. He was also a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks, former president of Winthrop Babe Ruth and a former member of the Winthrop Yacht Club.

He was the devoted husband for over 54 years to Helen A. (Dacey) and the loving father of James Adamson and his fiance Heather, Michael Adamson and his wife Nicole, Kevin Adamson and his companion Anita, Brian Adamson and his companion Sheila and Katie Adamson. Dear brother of William S. Adamson, Thomas R. Adamson and the late Geraldine O'Neil, Robert F. Adamson and John J. Adamson. Cherished grandfather of James, Michael, Jennifer, Sydney, Jake and Grace. Brother for life to Billy Levine. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and the beloved family dog Seamus.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 9:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 AM. Services will conclude with the interment in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.

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September 9, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home
147 Winthrop Street
Winthrop, MA 02152

Mass of Christian Burial
September 10, 2019

10:00 AM
St. John the Evangelist Church
320 Winthrop St.
Winthrop, MA 02152

Interment following funeral service
September 10, 2019

Belle Isle section Winthrop Cemetery
100 Kennedy Rd.
Winthrop, MA 02152

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