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James E. Harrington

March 23, 2012

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James E. Harrington, 83, of Somerset formerly of Fall River passed away on Friday March 23, 2012 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. He was the husband of fifty-one years to Joan M. (Sullivan) Harrington.

James was born in Fall River the son of the late John M and Claire (Russell) Harrington. He served his country during the Korean War with the United States Army Air Force. After the war he worked for the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier in the South End of Fall River for twenty-five years, retiring in 1983. Mr. Harrington was a communicant of Saint Anne Church in Fall River and also the former Saint Louis Church. He was a member of the Woodrow F. Silvia VFW Post #5392, National Association of Retired Federal Employee (NARFE), and the Letter Carriers Association Branch#51.

Survivors besides his wife are a daughter: Kathleen Ann Garcia and her husband Gary of Assonet, MA; two sons: Timothy J. Harrington of Jacksonville, FL; Atty. James P. Harrington of Fall River, MA; three loving grandchildren: Matthew, Kathryn and Elizabeth; a brother: John R. Harrington of Dartmouth, MA; along with several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late William J. Harrington.

Funeral Information

His funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 9am from the HEBERT-HATHAWAY FUNERAL HOME, 945 S. Main St., Fall River, followed by a mass of Christian burial at 10am in Saint Anne Church South Main St. Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial to follow with MILITARY HONORS in Saint Patrick Cemetery Fall River. CALLING HOURS will be on MONDAY from 4-7pm

Donations Information

Memorial donations in his memory can be made to the Diabetes Association Inc. c/o People Incorporated 1040 Eastern Ave, Fall River, MA 02723.


Visitation:  Map Hathaway Family Funeral Home

Service:  St. Anne's, Fall River

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