James Michael Candee Sr., 69, a lifelong resident of Egremont, died Oct 25, 2019. After being honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps., James was a self-employed truck driver.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Melissa; siblings Bud (Evelyn) Candee, Howard (Ann) Candee, Mari (David) Gasperini, Sherry Roberts, Thomas Candee and Suzanne Arre; and children James Jr., Stacey, Jason, Joshua and Jonathan Candee, along with RJ Hinman, Michael Phillips and seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Sunday, Nov. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home in Great Barrington. The funeral will be held Monday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. at Hillside Cemetery in Egremont. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the James M. Candee Sr., Memorial Fund through Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home, 426 Main St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. To send remembrances to the family go to www.finnertyandstevens.com.