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James Herlihy

James F Herlihy Jr.

Friday, December 12th, 1958 - Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Obituary

James F. Herlihy, 61, of Windsor Locks, husband of Ann Herlihy, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020. Born in Bristol to the late James and Bertha (Delaney), he was raised in Hartford and later resided in Windsor Locks with his family for the past 34 years.
He served in the United States Air Force and was employed by GE Power, formerly Alstom/ABB/Combustion Engineering of Windsor, CT for nearly 40 years. He previously coached his children’s hockey, T-Ball and soccer teams and had a love for all sports, especially UCONN women’s basketball. He is survived by his wife Ann of 38 years, his son Ryan, and his daughter Kaitlyn, all of Windsor Locks; his godmother Mary O’Connor of Windsor Locks, as well as many beloved cousins.
His family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, October 5, 2020 from 10 -12 at the Windsor Locks Funeral Home, 441 Spring St, Windsor Locks. A funeral service will follow at 12 pm. Burial, with military honors will be in Mt St Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Memorial donations may be made to the organization he supported, the American Red Cross, 209 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032, to assist with all the devastation so many people are facing in this country. For online condolences, please visit www.windsorlocksfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 5th, 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, October 5th, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Windsor Locks Funeral Home
    Address
    441 Spring St
    Windsor Locks, CT 06096
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Masks are required and social distancing should be observed. A limit of 50 attendees will be permitted at any given time. Please be prepared to potentially wait outside if capacity has been reached. Guests will be rotated in upon departure of prior guests.
  • Funeral Service

    Monday, October 5th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, October 5th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Windsor Locks Funeral Home
    Address
    441 Spring St
    Windsor Locks, CT 06096
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Masks are required and social distancing should be practiced for all attendees. A maximum of 50 persons can be accommodated under current restriction guidelines
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield
    Address
    1 Cottage Grove Road
    Bloomfield, CT 06002
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Affiliations

  • US Air Force

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Joe Unterhoffer

Posted at 07:54am
To the Herlihy Family

My deepest condolences on your loss!
I hope you find comfort in knowing that Jim was a wonderful man and well received by all!
The memories will live on!

I was so shocked at hearing this news. Jim was great college to work with. Always up beat, pleasant and helpful.
Over the years, it was always a pleasure to work with him, his knowledge made the job easier for many of us!

Your Canadian Co-worker and Friend!

Sincerly
Joe Unterhoffer
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Alan Smith

Posted at 09:37am
My deepest condolences on Jim's passing. I interfaced with Jim for many years at CE/GE, et al, and he was always helpful in supporting the needs of our field service personnel at the company. Hopefully all the good times will be memories you can take forward.

Sincerely,
Alan Smith
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Katulka

Posted at 04:20pm
Ann, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know my thoughts are with you during this very difficult time. Lynn Katulka
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Andy Tubbs Noank Controls

Posted at 05:04pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Steve Haare

Posted at 12:38pm
Traveling as much as I do in field services, you don't get a chance to develop long lasting friendships, but my relationship with Jim was the exception.

We met for the first time in person many years ago when we shared a rental car on a business trip in New Mexico. An ice storm turned a 30 min drive to the plant into a 3 hour adventure, when we missed the turn and there was no place to turn around. After that experience, we looked each other up any time that I was in the offices at Windsor or at the National meeting.

Normally I dread when my business cell phone rings unexpectedly, because the news is usually not going to be good. But again Jim was the exception, when I saw that a call was from him, even if it was bad news I new that I would enjoyed talking to him and I knew in the end we would just be commiserating together over what ever the issue was, and figure out how to move forward.

I'm truly going to miss even those bad calls from my friend Jim.

Steve Haare
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