James B. Cahill, 79
MOULTONBOROUGH — James B Cahill, 79, of Moultonborough, passed away on Feb. 20, 2018.
James was born in the Brighton section of Boston on Dec. 22, 1938. He was the youngest son of Walter and Agnes (Slocum) Cahill.
He graduated from Brighton High School in 1956 and enlisted in the Navy where he learned his trade of aircraft mechanic. After he was discharged, he spent many years working for Pan American World Airways and operated a real estate/property management company in Brooklyn, New York, with his late business partner, Don McGarity.
Later in life, he and his wife Lorraine moved to New Hampshire, where he summered during his childhood, to raise their young family. He settled into the Lakes Region community where he sold real estate, most recently with Roche Realty Group. Jim, also known as Buppa to many, loved spending time with his family and friends, and riding on his riding mower with a cigar in his mouth to keep the mosquitoes away.
He was predeceased by his brother, Walter Cahill of Boston's Brighton section, and Paul Cahill of Arlington, Massachusetts.
He is survived by his wife Lorraine (Bowen) of 54 years; son James and daughter-in-law Susan of Norwood, Massachusetts; daughter Debra of Derry; and his three grandchildren, Kyle, Cassandra and Donnovan; a brother, Robert Cahill and his wife Genevieve (deceased) of Modesto, California; sisters Nessie D’Ambrosio and her husband Patrick of Auburndale, Massachusetts, and Carol Cahill of Quincy, Massachusetts; sisters-in-law Mary Ann Cahill of Arlington, Massachusetts, and Nancy Bowen and her husband Robert (deceased) of Nashua; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Church services will be held on Friday, March 9, at 11 a.m. in St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Meredith.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Laconia Rehabilitation Center Activity Fund, c/o Laconia Rehabilitation Center, 175 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, NH 03246.
The Mayhew Funeral Home and Meredith Bay Crematorium are assisting the family with arrangements. To view James’s online book of memories go to; www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com