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Capt James J. McAllister, Sr

Capt James J. McAllister, Sr

Birth
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 88)
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Glocester, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 100111681 · View Source
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James J. McAllister, Sr., Captain Providence Fire Department (ret.) 88, passed away Wednesday October 31, 2012. He was the beloved husband for 62 years of Shirley G. (Tucker) McAllister.

Jim was born in Providence, a son of the late Michael J. and Elizabeth (Ryan) McAllister. He was a Providence Firefighter for 32 years retiring as Captain in 1979.

He also worked with his wife, Shirley, at the James L. Tucker Funeral Home, now the Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel in Greenville. A WWII Navy Veteran, he served in the European and African Middle Eastern Theatres. Jim was a member of the Providence Firefighters Local 799 and the Providence Permanent Fireman's Relief Assoc.

He was the beloved father of Sharyn M. Caldwell (John) of Cranston and James J. McAllister Jr.(Marilyn) of Greenville; grandfather of Peter J. Gogol (Madelaine), James J. McAllister, III and Patrick R. McAllister; great grandfather of Clementine A. Gogol. He was the brother of the late Ruth M. Breen, John M., Frank, William F. and Elizabeth McAllister.

His funeral will be held Monday at 10am from the TUCKER-QUINN Funeral Chapel 643 Putnam Ave. (Rt.44) Greenville, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am in St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Ave., Greenville. Burial with military honors will be in Acotes Hill Cemetery, Chepachet. In lieu of flowers, donations to Providende Permanent Firefighters Relief Associaiton, 90 Printery St. Providence, RI 02904 will be appreciated.

Published in the Providence Journal on November 2, 2012


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100111681
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt James J. McAllister, Sr (26 Mar 1924–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100111681, citing Acotes Hill Cemetery, Glocester, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by SCVet (contributor 47208046) .