Native obituary: James Daley, 56, former Acton priest and St. John’s Prep instructor

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James J. Daley, of Desert Scorching Springs, California, died on Aug. 12, 2023.

James J. Daley.
James J. Daley. – through Legacy.com

James J. Daley, 56, of Desert Scorching Springs, California, died on August 12 at Palm Springs Regional Hospital in Palm Springs, California, after a quick sickness brought on by a long-term an infection.

Jim was born in Methuen, MA, on January 10, 1967, a son of the late Thomas J. and Shirley Daley. He was raised in Tewksbury, MA, and graduated highschool from Austin Prep in Studying, MA. He attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute the place he earned his bachelor’s diploma in Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering. He additionally attended St John’s Seminary in Brighton, MA, the place he was ordained as a Catholic priest. He served as a priest at St. Elizabeth of Hungary church in Acton, MA, and as a instructor at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, MA.

After leaving the priesthood Jim was employed at Idenix Prescribed drugs and lived in Boston, MA, for a few years. He moved to Desert Scorching Springs, CA, in August 2021.

Jim is survived by three siblings, his sister Anne Laska and her husband David of Branford, CT, his brother Tom Daley and his life accomplice Nicole Lent of Wakefield, RI, and his sister Beth Daley of Tewksbury, MA; and 5 nieces and one nephew, Sam Laska, Katie Laska, Genesee Daley, Hope Daley, Paige Krzesinski, and Hailey Krzesinski. He’s additionally survived his shut longtime mates Colin Dockrill, Curtis Miller, and Dan Lowth; and his truest and closest buddy, his canine Remy.

A casual memorial celebration of Jim’s life will likely be scheduled for a future date; particulars will likely be posted on Jim’s Fb web page.

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