Saugus, formerly of East Boston - Mr. James R. McDonough, age 73, died at his residence on Sunday, August 11th, 2019. He was the loving husband of Roberta (Mercurio) McDonough.
Born and raised in East Boston, he was the son of the late Thomas and Helen (Clough) McDonough. James had worked as a Long Shoreman for over 20 years for ILA.
In addition to his wife, James leaves his daughter, Jodie McDonough and her husband Matthew DeAmelio of Lynn; his son, Jay McDonough and his companion Beth Allen of Norwood; four grandchildren, Bella, Talia, Madi and Cam; one brother, Kenney McDonough of Stoneham; three sisters, Joan Spadorcia of Danvers, Patti Dellorfano of East Boston, Marylou McDonough of East Boston. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one brother, Thomas McDonough and one sister, Helen McDonough.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923, www.caredimensions.org/giving.
Visiting hours will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, on Thursday 4-8 p.m. Relatives & friends invited. Funeral from the funeral home on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., SAUGUS, at 10 a.m.
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