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George A. James, Jr.

February 17, 1934 ~ November 5, 2017 (age 83)

George Alfred James, Jr., 83, passed away November 5, 2017 surrounded by his family. Born in Springfield to the late George and Ernestine (Colley) James, he was a lifelong area resident and was a graduate of Springfield College. George served in the U.S. Army. He retired as a correctional officer at Somers State Prison where he had worked for many years.

He leaves his children: Steven James and his wife Lisa of Wilbraham, Susan Maloney and her husband Paul of Greenfield, and Sharon Thompson and her husband Dwayne of Deltona, FL; 2 grandchildren, Collin and Cameron James, along with many other family members and friends. Committal services with military honors will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St., Agawam.

Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements. For further details and to express online condolences, please visit

 Service Information

Committal with Military Honors
November 30, 2017

1:00 PM
Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery
1390 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001

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