James Anthony Mormile, 61, of Lansdowne Ave., Hamden, husband of 27 years to Mary Shine Mormile passed away suddenly at his home June 22, 2011. He was the father of James Francis Mormile and Brendan William Mormile both of Hamden. James was born in Fredericksburg, VA, July 25, 1949 a son of the late James Francis and Phyllis Diana Mormile. He was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and the University of New Haven receiving a degree in electrical engineering in 1971. He was a member of the Branford Yacht Club and Captain of 'MoreMagic' out of Branford. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Saturday, June 25 at 9 a.m. followed by a mass of Christian Burial in St. Rita Church at 9:30 a.m. Friends may call at the funeral home from 8 – 9 a.m. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to Notre Dame High School, 24 Ricardo St., West Haven, CT 06516.

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  1. Dear Mary and family, Please accept our deepest sympathy. We were so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. We have so many fond memories of our hiking and camping days. May God be with you and your family during this very difficult time.

  2. Dear Mary, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband, James. I send my deepest condolences. My prayers and best wishes are with you and your family during this difficult time. Stephen Goldschmidt

  3. Dear Mary, Please accept my deepest sympathy with the passing of your husband, James. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. John P. Nutcher

  4. Mary – we are heartbroken for you and your sons – what a difficult time for all of you. Please know that we are thinking of you.

  5. Mary and Family: We were so sorry to hear upon the passing and loss of your Husband. May your Faith in God carry you through this most difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Mary and Sons, Tony will always be greatful for Jim’s friendship all these years working at Xerox.He will truly miss their Friday afternoon phone calls.Please know how sorry we are for you loss.He will be missed.

  7. Mary, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. May God watch over you during this most difficult time. Sincerely, Carol

  8. Mary, Jim and Brendan, I am so sorry for your loss. .Rest in the peace of eternal sleep my fellow skipper. Your spirit shall forever be in the wind.. We will miss him. Our thoughts, prayers and love to you. Carlo .Caranita. and family

  9. Mary, Jimmy & Brendan – So very sorry to hear of the passing of your husband and Dad. May loving memories help you at this difficut time of sadness and grief, and throughout the years to come. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you always.

  10. Mary, Jimmy and Brendan – Jim was one of the nicest, most respectful men we ever knew. We are so sad to hear of his passing. An incredible son, husband and father, he left the world a better place than he found it. God bless you all during this devastating time in your lives, you are all in our prayers. Tim, Linda, Kara and Kelsey

  11. Mary, Jimmy and Brendan: My deepest sympathy for your loss. I know what a wonderful family you are and know you will help each other get through this very difficult time. My prayers are with you.

  12. Mary, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. My God comfort you all in your time of need.

  13. Mary: I’ve been a sailing competitor and friend of Jim’s for 10 years. This year we bought a Frers 33 exactly like More Magic. We were really looking forward to the upcoming Frers 33 Nationals, matching up with Jim. He will be greatly missed on the Wednesday races and parties. We are so sorry for your loss. Edgar and the crew of Pachyderm.

  14. Mary: Just got the email from Joyce. I am just so so sorry. George passed away on May 19th, so we are all just getting over that. I wish I could give you more solace. I was laid off from that job in Shelton, so I am back to square 1 again. That is why I did not followup with you guys. But I guess it is events like these that put things in perspective. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. If you do have questions on Social Security or taxes, don’t be afraid to give me a shout. Miss you. Fred

  15. My condolences to the family. Jim had been our technician for years and I fondly remember him speaking of his family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  16. My deepest sympathies to my sister and my nephews. Mort loved you all so much. He was a great dad and a great husband. He was so proud of his boys, who were his life. He was so proud of you Brendan for graduating from Merrimac, and so proud of you Fims for serving our country in the US. Navy for 4 years. I’m so g;ad he got to see those accomplishments. We had the best arguments ever, that’s what we did ! !…I’ll miss him at the Cape, he was the best cook and enjoyed doing it! May he rest in peace… and go with. The big guy., My honey, until we all meet again may God hold you in the palm of his hand.

  17. Oh Mary — I am so sorry. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love to you. Mary Ann

  18. On behalf of myself and the entire crew of SAGACIOUS, I wish to express our most heartfelt condolences for the untimely passing of our friend and fellow sailor Jim Mormile. Jim was still on the race course on his boat MORE MAGIC on the evening of last Wednesday, June 22, braving a dark sky and a misty sea. On his last voyage, may he sail in gentle breezes and friendly skies. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jim’s family, Mary, Jimmy and Brendan.

  19. Our condolences to you all. We have many great memories. Jim was a wonderful man who always had a smile for us here. he will be missed. Honeywell Print Shop

  20. To the family, we are very sorry about your loss and our prayers go out to you. Jimmy and I were co-workers and we became very good friends over the years. He was a very nice man and I enjoyed working with him very much. He will definitely be missed. Ron

  21. To the family; On behalf of the Housatonic Boat Club, we will miss Jim and crew at HBC Invitational Race. Every year I would speak with Jim just before our race and always looked forward to seeing him arrive at the club the night before the regatta. He was one of our .regulars. for the September sailing event and we are saddened by his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

  22. I’m so very sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Jim was one of my favorite ‘students’ at the Xerox Fishkill training center. I especially enjoyed our talks about the company during the older days. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time

  23. Jim and I have worked together for over 30 years. He had a personality that was unbeatable. He was such a nice person. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife and sons. I very sorry for your loss.

  24. Jim, Thanks for the sailing lesson. I regret not being able to go fishing as planned. You will be missed during weekend coffee. My condolences to your family.

  25. Mary, We was so sorry to hear about Jim’s death. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. God Bless all of you at this time. Sincerest Sympathy, Laurian & Bill Colombo

  26. Dear Mary, I am so very sorry to hear about Jim. He was just a very nice person, had a great sense of humor and was a pleasure to be around. I am saddened to be writing this in the past tense. My heartfelt condolences to you and your children. I will remember him in my meditation. Dave Mongillo

  27. Mary and sons, please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Bert

  28. May his spirit fill you like a warm breeze to transcend even days like these…. and may peace and love be with you always.

  29. Hi Mary, We am so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. We send our sincere and deepest sympathy. Love, Anna & Joe

  30. Mary, I am so sorry to hear of your loss of your husband. It is evident from this page that he touched the lives of many people. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  31. With heavy heart we offer our deepest sympathies to Jim’s family and to the sailing community. A sweet and lovely man I had the good fortune to race with and laugh over our blunders! A gem of a human being. I went by More Magic today and said a prayer for our friend and shed a tear for the folks left without his presence. God Bless you Jim and see you later.

  32. To the family; On behalf of the Housatonic Boat Club, we will miss Jim and crew at HBC Invitational Race. Every year I would speak with Jim just before our race and always looked forward to seeing him arrive at the club the night before the regatta. He was one of our .regulars. for the September sailing event and we are saddened by his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

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