James Loughery, 66, of Wethersfield, beloved husband of Pamela (Sinnott) Loughery, passed away peacefully on Saturday (Sept. 4, 2021) after a yearlong battle with cancer. Jim was born in New Britain on Aug. 8, 1955 and was the eldest son of the late Francis and Elizabeth Loughery. He was raised in New Britain but spent most of his adult life in Wethersfield. Jim was currently employed at Backus Hospital in Norwich where he had a long and rewarding career. He worked his way up from a temporary employee to become Director of Plant Operations for both Backus and Windham Hospitals. His co-workers were his friends and second family. He will always be remembered for his very generous nature, sense of humor, and kindness towards all that knew him. He will be greatly missed. His loves included beach vacations, his beloved Red Sox, but most of all his family and friends.
Jim leaves behind his loving wife Pam of 34 years; his two children: Kimberly and James Jr.; his brother Mark Loughery; two grandchildren: Jalen and Nathaniel; niece Kate, nephews Jonathan and Joseph; along with his brothers-in-law: Martin and his wife Lorraine Sinnott, and Jon Sinnott. Jim was predeceased by his daughter Gina, brother Bill, and special aunts Ruth and Helen. As an active member of the PAC in Newington, where he spent many hours, he also leaves many special friends with whom he shared a brotherhood. Rest in Peace Jim, we will never forget you.
Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol on Saturday (Sept. 11, 2021) between 9:30 and 11 30 a.m. A prayer service will commence at 11:30 a.m. followed by burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. A luncheon will follow at Testa’s Banquet Facility, 26 South Center St., Southington. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Center, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. ( www.cancer.org ). To visit Jim’s memorial website please visit www.FunkFuneralHome.com .