Posted by stephen gallerani on January 8, 2017
Hi there Jim Bob..... well another year has passed and the heartache of our family has not lessened. We think of you and Kell every day knowing our lives have changed. and devastated. We will never recover, Miss you Jim. Bye now.
Posted by Christine Nikas on December 25, 2016
Hey Jim Bob, Merry Christmas to you. I never stop thinking about you and I never will. I can't even begin to tell you how much you are missed. Too young, too tragic, too sad. I love you and miss you. Bye now, Christine
Posted by stephen gallerani on January 8, 2016
Hi there Jim Bob, another year has passed, but the feeling of loss of you and our Kelly has not lessened. Keep an good eye on her, Papa, Gram, Joey, and the rest of our dearly departed. We miss you. Bye now!
Posted by Christine Nikas on January 1, 2016
Hey Jimbob, The last time I spoke to you was last New Year's Eve. You were so optimistic that evening. What the hell happened? I know what happened, although you took your own life you really died of a broken heart. Now, our hearts are broken. We miss you my brother. We will never forget you and I know you are now with Kelly in peaceful bliss. I love you Jimmy, Christine
Posted by cheryl gallerani on May 4, 2015
Hi Jimmy, I miss you very much. Your not being here has left quite a void. Why didn't you just call me?  I've always been your soul mate...........your lifelong friend. I love you and you've left a hole in my heart. Another one! The kids are devastated but I know you didn't have the presence of mind to realize that. I'm so sorry my dear friend. xoxo Love always and forever, Cheryl
Posted by cheryl gallerani on March 1, 2015
Hi my friend, I'm missing you and our girl today. It's March 1st. I hate that the calendar keeps changing the date and yet the day remains the same for me. I miss you and love you very much. Your high school sweetheart, Cheryl xoxo
Posted by Dennis Karukas on March 1, 2015
Hey Jim ,we miss you calling on the phone, when the door opens we expect to see you there. still see your smile and hear your voice . Hard to believe your gone.. Love you Cindy and Dennis
Posted by Edward Hume on February 24, 2015
I just received the news of your passing ! I'll echo your brother Wayne and say that you have always been Jimmy Jones to me . We met at the first day of school in Sept. 1961 @ the Paine School . We spend the next twelve years playing football , baseball ,and partying in the woods on Friday & Saturday nights . Then you went to Cape Cod Community College & we didn't see much of each other . But all the memories are there & I could go on for hours , But I guess I'll just say Adios Amigo.....R.I.P. & until we meet again , your friend Eddie Hume
Posted by Ed Storey on February 7, 2015
Well, Jim, this all seemed like a big mistake until I prayed to you for a Patriots miracle and it happened. I hope you are finally at peace with your beloved Kelly. For us left behind, our ship has sprung a big leak, but, sail on, my friend. You 'cleaned up good' as an usher in my wedding, but I more enjoyed your casual side, You're probably at a secret fishing spot or a never-ending Jimmy Buffett concert somewhere out there. I thought of a Buffett song we heard together once that might be appropriate:

Defying Gravity"

I live on a big round ball
I never do dream I may fall
And even one day if I do
Well I'll jump up and smile back at you
I don't even know where we are
They tell me were circling a star
Well I'll take their word, I don't know
But I'm dizzy so it may be so

I'm riding a big round ball
I never do dream I may fall
And even the high must lay low
But when I do fall I will be glad to go
Yes when I do fall I will be glad to go
Posted by Dan Mike on February 3, 2015
Hey Jim we won, know your smiling now
Posted by Wayne Simmons on February 3, 2015
Dear Brother Jim,I'm finally accepting the fact I won't be talking to you again.There are way to many fond memories good and bad to put here,so I'll post some memories of your life up here at a later date.
I am so sorry I will never see the house you were so proud of,we kept saying next summer.That summer will never come,but I'll forever remember we both making that promise.You will always be my little brother Jim Jones.
       Miss You

     Your brother forever Wayne Simmons
Posted by cheryl gallerani on January 30, 2015
Hi Jimmy, Just letting you know that I'm still thinking of you and missing you so much! We're recovering from an historic snow storm and it brings back more memories dangerously and doing "360's" in your firebird and I'd be right there by your side laughing like we didn't have a care in the world. And we didn't! Then we grew up and learned differently. How cruel life's lessons can be. I don't know how to live without you and first loves. Fortunately I have Steve, Nik and Jamie to sustain me and I'm so sorry that I never fully considered that you were alone at the end of every day. I thought it was enough that we were "family". Weren't we, Jimmy?  I've always loved you. xo Cheryl
Posted by Sarah Persichetti on January 26, 2015
Uncle Jimmy,

I miss you so much already just knowing you are gone. I have many memories of you taking Kelly and I to the beach when we were little! We used to jump on your water bed and you would get so mad, but always let us do it since we were having so much fun! It had been a while since I had seen you until Kelly's wedding. You were so happy and proud that day! I was happy we got to reconnect. I will also cherish the time we got to spend together at Jamie's graduation party! Lots of laughs that day! You had the brightest smile and biggest laugh. What a shame to lose that. I will always remember you and miss you, Uncle Jimmy! I'll miss getting Christmas cards from you that were simply signed "Love, Jim Bob"! I will always remember you as a happy go lucky kind of guy who made everyone feel special. I'm so sad that you had such a rough year, you didn't deserve it. Now you are at peace and I'm thankful for that. I love you! Love, Your Niece, Sarah
Posted by Jamie Gallerani on January 22, 2015
Hi there, Jim Bob. There's no way I can say all that's in my heart and mind because the feelings of loss are so overwhelming. I can't fully put into words how much I love you, how much I miss you and how greatly you've impacted me. You truly are family to me; you've always been such a big part of my life! I still have the card you gave me for my college graduation which you signed "Love, Uncle Jim Bob." I was so touched when I read that!! It was so fitting, and it showed how much you cared about me, (which I always knew). It's hard to accept that you're gone, but I do take a tiny bit of comfort in knowing that you're with Kell, and that you don't have to miss her anymore. I know you two must be together, although I wish you were both here with us. In a perfect world, both of you would be. However, I know now that the world is far from perfect. I'm so sorry your pain was so great and I'm so sorry we couldn't fix it for you. I'll love you always. Until we meet again...

Posted by stephen gallerani on January 19, 2015
Hi there! Jim Bob. After all these years of seeing you, enjoying spending time with you, and being a good friend, I can't believe that you are not ever going to be with us again. You were always thought of as family. My children loved having you around. The Nik Gallerani model little league bat you gave for Christmas will always have a cherished space in my heart. We are all devastated by your passing. God bless, and give a kiss to all of our departed loves. Bye now.
Posted by terry molloy on January 19, 2015
I am at a lost for words my friend. I will never forget you. I hope to see you again.
Posted by Jessalynn Leonard on January 19, 2015
Jimmy you have left a lasting impression on me forever. From that contagious smile to the laugh that I can still hear in my head. I will always remember the time we shared. From driving out on Chapins beach to having you come to my surprise bday party a couple months ago. You aways brightened every room with your presence. My children loved you and had an amazing time at the fireworks with you last July 4th. Even though some time had passed since we really saw each other before my party I know you kept me close to your heart with that letter you kept that I wrote you over 10 years ago. That really touched me and made me realize how much of a special person you truely were. I hope you are at peace now. I just want you to know I will always have a place in my heart for you.
Love you, Jessalynn, Jordan, and Jaelynn
Posted by Dan Mike on January 19, 2015
Jim you were my first friend I met when I got out of the service and You shared all your great friends and beautiful family with me. We had some great and crazy times. I'll never forget your first Striped Bass you caught which was on a live herring, jumping up and down like a little kid on Christmas morning. Tks. for being a bud all these years. Miss Ya.
Posted by Ali Karukas on January 19, 2015
Hi there," Jimmy. I can still hear your voice in my head and it's hard to believe you are gone. I miss you so much. Thank you for being a part of my life growing up and for being my Dad's best friend. I wish we could talk to you or go to the beach and catch some rays just one more time.

We will miss you always.

"Bye now..."

Ali, Dennis, & Cindy Karukas
Posted by Christine Nikas on January 19, 2015
Dear Jimmy, I am so sorry to be writing on your memorial site because that can only mean one thing, you are gone. You have been a constant friend and family member in our lives for 45 years. It just won't be the same without you. I was 11 years old and you were 14 years old when we met. I think back to you riding your stingray bike down Otis Street in Brockton the first time we met you. You and your brother Chuckie were supposedly the "terrors" of the neighborhood. That's all we needed to hear, we HAD to meet you! It turned out you weren't a terror at all but a kid with a big heart who grew into a man with a big heart.

We are heartbroken that we have lost you just as you were heartbroken that you lost your sweet daughter Kelly. It was all too much for you to bear. It breaks my heart that you are no longer with us but I know you are reunited with Kelly. I think of you dancing with her in heaven and the joy you must feel. I know the sparkle in your eye that was missing this past year has finally returned.

We will miss you forever and family gatherings will never be the same without you. We will never forget you and there will always be a void in our hearts that can never be filled. I know you have finally found peace and are now with your family who have gone before you.

We love you Jim Bob and someday we will be reunited. Until then, we will think of you with love and laughter.


Christine and Peter
Posted by cheryl gallerani on January 18, 2015
Hello my longtime friend, Where have you gone? I miss you Jimmy. I love you, Cheryl

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