Jim was the beloved husband of Jacquelynne (Forrest) and loving father of Erin and her husband Robert Steele II of Milford, Kathleen O’Rourke of Stamford, Evy and her husband Jeff Drew of Brooklyn Heights, NY and Shamus O’Rourke and his wife Krista of Orange. Dear grandfather of Robert III, Zachary and Oliver Steele, Noah and Lucas Drew and Haegan, Conlan and Declan O’Rourke.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday December 9th from 4:00 – 7:00 PM in the Thomas L Neilan and Sons Funeral Home, 48 Grand St., Niantic.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, December 10th at 11:00 AM in St. Agnes Church Niantic CT.
In celebration of Jim’s life, his family has suggested that white attire be in order for those attending and white flowers are the color of choice.
If desired, memorial donations are welcome and may be directed to: Marine Corps Family Fund (Operation; Never Forgotten) 4280 44th Ct NE Salem, OR 97305.