DeCroteau of Melrose and California August 3, 2018 James C. Loving son of the late Eugene F. and Sarah A. (Cloherty) DeCroteau. Age 59., Loving brother of Jeanne and her husband Robert Smith of Saugus, Mary DeCroteau of New Hampshire, Joan Crane of New Hampshire, Michael and his wife Debra DeCroteau of Stoneham, Joseph DeCroteau and wife MarDee Harris of Medford, Mark and his wife Tammie DeCroteau of Melrose. Cherished uncle of several nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews. Also survived by loving cousins relatives and friends. A graduate of St. Mary's school, Malden Catholic, Boston College., Jim was an all around Boston Sports fan including a 30+ year season ticket holder with the Boston Red Sox. Jim loved to bring family and friends to a game at Fenway park. Baseball was a Big part of Jim's Life he even took his vacations traveling to different ballparks to go to spring training. Funeral from the Gaffey Funeral Home 43 High Street Medford Square Medford on Tuesday at 9 am followed by a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Mary's Church Melrose at 10 am Visiting hours Monday from 4 pm to 8 pm Interment Wyoming Cemetery Melrose. in lieu of flowers please make donations in Jim's name to the Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund. To leave condolence or sign guess book please visit gaffeyfh.com
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