May 17, 1927 - March 17, 2019
Weeder Jr., James Daniel, lifelong resident of Revere on March 17, 2019 at the age of 91. Born in Somerville on May 17, 1927 to the late James Weeder Sr. and Mary (DeAngelis). Beloved husband of 67 years to Gloria (D’Agnese). Devoted father of Pamela Weeder-McKinney and her husband Robert of Ipswich, and Andrea Weeder of Revere. Dear brother of Marilyn (Weeder) Tuccelli and her husband Sal of NH, and the late Jacqueline (Weeder) Pepe, and Daniel Weeder and his surviving wife Louise of Topsfield. Cherished grandfather of Alexis Drebit and her husband Brandon of Revere, James Daly of Revere, Kaitlin McKinney of TX, Charles Daly Jr. of TX, and Michael Madden of Peabody. Adoring great grandfather of Ava Marie Drebit. Caring nephew of the late Emma De’Angelis. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. James proudly served his country in the United States Navy on the USS Sirona in WWII. He had a band for many years named Jimmy Weeder’s Orchestra. James was self employed as a glazier at his company Metro Glass. A past Grand Knight and member of the Knights of Columbus #179 4th degree for 60 years and a Knights of Columbus Bishop Cheverus Council. James was also a past President of the Holy Name at St. Anthony’s Church for 60 years. He was a co-director of St. Anthony Sunday school for 11 years and was presented an Honorary Award from Governor Michael Dukakis for his work with the Sunday school. He volunteered at the Don Orione Home in East Boston for many years. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends. A visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church on Friday at 10:00am (Everyone to meet directly at Church). Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.