Wallingford- E. Perry James, 93, husband of the late Barbara M. Walters James, formerly of North Haven, passed away March 24, 2004 in the Masonic Geriatric Healthcare Center. Father of Janet J. Petry and her husband Robert, of Northford, grandfather of Barbara P. Drummond of Northford and James E. Petry of Watertown, MA and loving great-grandfather of Elizabeth Janet Drummond and Keith Edward Drummond. Mr. James was born in West Haven, Nov. 18, 1910 a son of the late Edward P. and Annie Wallace James. After graduating from West Haven High School was was employed by the First National Bank in New Haven. At his retirement in 1971 he was a Senior Vice President in charge of Branch Bank Operations. He was a member of Annawon Lodge # 115 A.F. & A. M. of West Haven and a fromer volunteer at the Masonic Home. Funeral service Tuesday, March 30 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of the Masonic Geriatric Healthcare Center, Wallingford. Friends may call at the Chapel from 12 - 1 p.m. Burial in Northford Cemetery. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Masonic Charity Foundation, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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  1. Dear Janet, Rob, Barbara and Jim, We cannot be with you on Tuesday, but we send our sincere condolences and prayers to all of you. May all of your memories of Dad keep his spirit alive in your hearts and bring you peace and comfort at this time. Our Love, Ray and Mary Provini

  2. Janet, your father was a real gentleman and a great boss and friend. You and your family have our sincere sympathy. Mike & Greta

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