James P. Molinari of Lowell, MA

1953 - 2022

Visitation

November 7, 2022
3-6 P.M.
Dolan Funeral Home

Funeral

November 8, 2022
11 A.M.
St. Patrick Cemetery, 1251 Gorham Street, Lowell

James Philip Molinari, 69, of Lowell, MA, died peacefully; surrounded by his family on Wednesday, November 3, 2022.

Born in Medford, MA, he was the son of the late George Molinari and Eleanor Molinari.

He graduated from Billerica High School with the class of 1970 and went on to attend Berkeley School of Music in Boston. He married Florence (Graves) Molinari in 1971, with whom he would have been celebrating his fifty-first wedding anniversary.

In his spare time, he volunteered with the STEP organization. He had a great love of music and it was a large part of his life; he was a skilled guitar player. He loved the Bruins and played hockey as a teenager. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending quality time with his family and summers spent with them; camping in Old Orchard Beach, ME.

He is survived by his wife, Florence; his daughters Jennifer Normand and her husband Richard of Tyngsboro, MA, Angie Graves of Tampa, FL, his son James Molinari of Hudson, NH; his mother Eleanor (Cirillo) Molinari of Lawrence, MA; his brother Robert Molinari and life-partner Leah Kirkpatrick of Lowell, MA, his twin brother John Molinari and wife Mary of Mont Vernon, NH. His nine grandchildren, Shelby, Abaigeal, Emily, Jaryd, Anthony, Austyn, Justyne, Iris, and Jace; and many nieces and nephews.

FUNERAL NOTICE

James Philip Molinari, Lowell, died November 3, 2022. Visiting hours Monday, November 7 from 3-6PM at DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, N. CHELMSFORD, MA. Graveside funeral and burial Tuesday, November 8 at 11AM at St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

11 Condolences for James P. Molinari of Lowell, MA

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    Stephen glidden

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    I’m sorry for ur lost he want a good guy from Stephen and Dionne Glidden

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    Darlene Sergi

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    Flossy, Jennifer, Jimmy and family
    There are no comforting words that will help your pain just know that you were all so fortunate to have had such a wonderful husband, dad, grandpa to your children!
    He will be missed! Sending hugs and prayers to all of you!
    Lv
    Darlene Sergi

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    Brad Aldrich

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    Loved you like my own father BigJim.
    Thank you for your impact on my life. I will always hold you close to my heart ❤️

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    Josie Dwight

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    May the strength of the universe carry you and the family through this time of mourning, and the good memories surround your heart and soul in the future.

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    Lisa Fiske Farmer

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    My heart aches. So many great memories with you all and Mahoney. Christmas Eve dinners and so many more, not to mention the time I was driving Jimmy’s car and something really important fell off….like the transmission……

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    David J Crear

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    Flo, Jenn, Jimmy and family, so sorry about Jim. He was such a good guy and i was so happy to hook up with him over the past few years to relive our times growing up in Billerica and having so much fun with the STEP kids. Keep him alive in your Hearts and remember all the good times you all had with him.
    Dave and Colleen Crear

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    Judith and Henry Konieczny

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    Flo,Jenn, Jimmy and family, I`m sorry for the pain you are going through, Keep your thoughts on all the good times with Jim. He was so nice to everyone.My heart goes out to you all.

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    Tricia Cruickshank

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    Flo,Jenn, Jimmy and family, I am so sorry to hear about Jim. He was the nicest man I know. Always there to help anyone he came in contact with. Please remember the memories you all have of him. I am thinking of you all and sending prayers your way.

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    Antonietta Caputo & family

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    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you during this time and hoping your memories of him bring you comfort.

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    Andrea and Michelle LaPlante

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    At this time of loss may the memories of all you shared with him carry you through and know that he is at peace.

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    Franny Mahoney Potvin

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    Flossy, Jenny, Jimmy and family,

    We are so heartbroken by the loss of Jimmy. He was such a big part of my life when we were all so young and growing up together in Billerica. I will always remember his wicked sense of humor, his positive outlook on life, and his loyalty to friends and family. Dad and I are thinking of you all and send our love and deepest condolences. Love, Franny and Lester

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