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James T. Redmond, 91, of Gloucester, husband of the late Barbara A. (Hall) Redmond, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 1, 2017, at the Addison Gilbert Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Gloucester on June 24, 1926, son of the late Frank and Helen (Crowley) Redmond. He attended Gloucester High School and at the age of 17 joined the United States Navy proudly serving aboard the USS Rockbridge during WWII in the Pacific. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years in the Cape Ann area. He was a life member of the Gloucester Lodge of Elks #892, member of the Capt. Lester S. Wass Post #3, Gloucester American Legion, the Gloucester Amvets Post #32 and Bass Rocks Golf Club. Jim and Barbara, traveled extensively around the world and their favorite places were Ireland and Hawaii. They also traveled to Norway, Australia, China, Greece, Egypt, Germany, Austria, and Italy. They enjoyed camping at Sebago Lake for many summers with their granddaughters, Chris and Kelly. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by two sons, Eugene T. Redmond and James M. Redmond and his wife, Julie (Quinn) Redmond, all of Gloucester; three grandchildren, Christina Redmond, Kelly Rowe and her husband, Scott and Kevin T. Redmond, all of Gloucester; his great-grandson, Jake Rowe of Gloucester; several nieces and nephews including special niece, Michelle Redmond Egan of Gloucester. The family would like to thank the entire staff on Steele I for the great care and compassion that they gave to our “Papa.”
He was predeceased by his brother, Francis “Ned” Redmond.
In keeping with his wishes, there will be no visiting hours and services will be held privately at a later date. Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester. For online condolences, please visit www.greelyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  September 5, 2017
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