H. James Williams Jr.June 18, 1933 ~ October 31, 2017 (age 84)
H. James Williams Jr.
Born and raised in Braintree, Jim served as Town Meeting Member and on Finance Committee, and was part of the group that chose the location for “New” Braintree High site. He was a graduate of Bowdoin College as a Finance major, was on the swim team and was steward of Chi Psi Fraternity. Stationed in France for two years while in the Army, he enjoyed traveling all over Europe with his wife. He attended Rutgers Univ. for an advanced banking degree; his career was with Bank of Boston, including managing the West Roxbury branch, and he was past President of Kiwanis Club. Jim spent vacations in Pocasset, MA, enjoying boating, biking, and swimming with family, and more recently lived in Hingham. Pre-deceased by his sister Janet, he leaves brother John (wife Gertrude) of Hawaii. Married 61 years to Alice “Pinkie” (Crovo) whom he met at a Falmouth beach as a lifeguard, he leaves their five children Wendy of Bradford, RI; Jay (wife Terri-lyn) of Bedford, NH, Ginny (wife Rose) of Arlington, Marsha (husband Karl) of Quincy and Michelle (husband Jason) of Lunenburg. Jim, a.k.a. Grampy leaves many grandchildren Autumn (partner Jared), Britlyn (partner Braxton), Jason (wife Kristen); Marisa (partner Harold), Natali, Chantelle, Maddie, Zack, Jake, Liz, Aodhan and one great-granddaughter Tessa. Faithful to God, a funeral mass will be celebrated at the Church of St. Clare 1244 Liberty St. Braintree Highlands at 10 AM Monday, November 6. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visit the McMaster Funeral Home 86 Franklin St (Rt37) Braintree Sunday November 5 from 3-6 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452. He blessed us with love, faith, honesty, and mutual respect.