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“Mr James Parker my buddy, along with Tommy, Billy, Freddy, Barbra, Mary and the whole Parker Clan lived in the same building in the West End. (146...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Joe Messina - Boynton Beach, FL

“Maureen, Jamie, Karen, Marshall and John,I'm just finding out about Jimmy's passing today. I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Kim Kennedy - Haverhill, MA

“Maureen I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayersDawn Tumenas Callahan ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Dawn Callahan - CHELMSFORD, MA

“May he rest in peace, may perpetual light shine upon him. Amen ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Cynthia Gresh - Girard, PA

“Cherished memories of Jimmy. May he rest in peace. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Bobby & Eileen Quinn - Ireland

“So sorry for your loss.Sending prayers ”
6 of 24 | Posted by: Theresa Dousa

“To the entire Parker Family I wish to extend my condolences of your beloved James. My sincere sympathies Richard Patrick Papa Jr West Enders´ Son ”
7 of 24 | Posted by: Richard Papa

“My thoughts are with you. ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: Joanne Lane - Mattapoisett, MA, MA

“Dearest Maureen and the entire Parker Family - Please accept my sincere sympathies and condolences. I will always remember Jimmy as a wonderful...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: nadine houston - Friend

“Maureen and family, I am so sorry to hear of Jimmy´s passing, he will be missed by all. I relied on his BPD wisdom many times. God Bless Jimmy. Bob...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Robert Mulvey

“Maureen and family so sorry to hear about Officer Rosenkrantz !!!He was a great guy who did a lot of favors for people.He will be missed by many...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: RICHIE FORD - OXFORD, MA

“My deepest condolences to Maureen and the Parker Family . Godspeed to Jimmy , he was one great guy and a class act . I still can see his big smile...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Bill Murray - Buzzards Bay, MA

“My Dad and I are thinking of you at this time. Jimmy was such a great guy!Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Monique & Joe Cesar

“Rest in Peace Uncle Jimmy you will be missed. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Barbara Barbara Parker - Chelsea, MA

15 of 24 | Posted by: GEORGE MACNEIL

“Maureen And Family,So Sorry For Your Loss,Jimmy Was A Good Guy,May He Rest In Peace John Rooney BPD (Ret.) ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: John Rooney - Charlestown, MA

“Maureen and Family- We are so very sorry. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you through these difficult times. Jimmy will be missed. God Bless with...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Colleen Coleman - Easton, MA

“Maureen and Family, I am deeply saddened to hear of Jimmys' passing.I will never forget what you two have done for me I appreciate it so much.I know...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Scotty Downey Roslindale/Mansfield Mass

“Maureen, I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing!! He will always bring a smile to my face when I think of him bringing Shaggy to me like a proud Dad!...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Cindy Tarquinio - Stoneham, MA

“Maureen and family - I will remember Jimmy as someone always ready to tell a joke or two to get you to smile and laugh, a man who loved his family,...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Joanne Penta - Wakefield, MA

“It was a pleasure to know Jimmy, He´s family was the center of he´s life.We will miss him at the holiday party´s , he will never be forgot . My...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Robyn and Neal Thorstensen

“I worked with Jim for many years at District 4 and he was a great guy who will be missed by all who knew and loved him. My condolences to Maureen and...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Bill Carroll

“Sending love and strength to all the Parkers. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Kimberly Plourde - Stoneham, MA

“Sister Gabriel ASHE MMM sent me an Email that James had died and wanted Sr. Nina Underwood and me to offer prayers and condolences for him. She...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Sister Margaret Anne Meyer MMM

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James R. Parker a longtime resident of Stoneham, formerly of the West End of Boston died at his home on Sunday October 17.

Born in Boston, December 31, 1938 he was the son of the late William and Eliza (Millar) Parker.

Jimmy was raised in the West End of Boston and was a graduate of Charlestown High School class of 1956. He served in the Army during the Vietnam Era. He was a retired Officer for the Boston Police Department. Jimmy was known as quite the practical joker to those who knew him. He enjoyed spending time at his summer home in Hampton Beach.

Jimmy was the beloved husband of Maureen (Daly) Parker, with whom he shared 35 wonderful years of marriage. He was the loving father of Jamie Parker and wife Raymie of Stoneham, Karen Meyers and husband Steven of Burlington, Marshall Parker and fiancé Mia Corbett of Attleboro, and John Parker of Stoneham. Brother of Thomas B. Parker of Rockland and the late William and Frederick Parker, Tina Coggins, Margaret "Peggy" Alfieri, Mary Matranga and Barbara Perillo. Grandfather of Vanessa, Teagan, Parker and Lucas. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his beloved dog Shaggy.

His funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield on Saturday at 10 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home, 322 Main St., Stoneham on Friday from 4-7 p.m. Interment, Lindenwood Cemetery Stoneham.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Boston Police Relief Associations.