James M. Bruce

October 27th, 2018

James M. Bruce, “Jimmy”, age 28 of Wilmington and Tewksbury, passed away on October 26, 2018.

Jimmy came into this world on November 28, 1989, in Nashua, New Hampshire; he was the cherished son of Jim and Lori Bruce. Jimmy was raised and educated in Tewksbury, MA and was a graduate of Tewksbury High School with the Class of 2008.

Jimmy was in his second year apprenticeship with the Electrician’s Union Local 103 and was very proud to be a part of this organization. Jimmy worked hard and was eager to learn; he often spoke about the new things he was learning at work and enjoyed talking about his accomplishments with his family and friends.

Jimmy had a strong sense of commitment when it came to going to the gym and working out. He had a great physical strength and enjoyed participating in mixed martial arts.

Jimmy was known to have an inner strength and determination; much like his grandmother Judy, when he made up his mind to do something he did it and did it well.

Jimmy will be fondly remembered for his love of history, his great sense of humor and most of all his compassion towards others; he was never one to judge people and treated everyone with kindness and respect. Jimmy also had a soft side when it came to animals especially his dogs.

Jimmy loved his family and friends unconditionally; especially his parents and grandparents who simply adored him. Jimmy was a “great kid” who brought a lot of light and laughter into the world and he will forever be in the hearts of those who loved him.

Jimmy was the cherished son of James and Lori (Duggan) Bruce of Holderness, NH, formerly of Tewksbury, MA, beloved Grandson of Joan and the late Chester “Chet” Bruce and the late Joseph and Judy Duggan. Dear nephew of April Bruce, Lori Hodgson, Chip Bruce, Scott and Brenda Bruce, Joey and Carla Duggan, Frank and Maria Mearls ,Marilyn Cunningham, David and Lauren Bruce and Roger Creamer. Jimmy is also survived by many great aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.

Family and friends will gather for Visiting Hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, November 1st from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jimmy’s memory may be made to MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.


21 Entries in Guest Book for “James M. Bruce”

  1. Nancy Luciano says:

    My condolences to the entire Bruce Family. I will keep you all in my prayers.

  2. Pat & Rita King says:

    We are so very sorry to here about your loss. Are prayers are with your family.

  3. Jeannie Martin says:

    Jim & Lori, I am so terribly sorry to hear this news. I am thinking of you both during this difficult time.

  4. Joe Swanson says:

    Was a good kid.

  5. John says:

    From the crew at McDonald elect C and D project you will be missed

  6. John says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with MR and MRS Bruce truly our condolences
    That kid had the best smile

  7. Grace Carroll says:

    There is no words I can say to you at A time like this. God Bless Aunt Grace

  8. Phil Delannoy says:

    We at Gone Green Electric will miss him .Even though he just started with us , he was very well liked and fit right in with all the guys .Our Thoughts and Prayers are with his family and friends .

  9. Kelly LeBlanc says:

    Lori & Jimmy,
    My heart is just breaking for you both at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
    Kelly & Larry

  10. Susan Burns says:

    Jim and Lori I am so very very sorry for your loss my heart goes out to you. Sending Prayers
    Love to you both

  11. Patti says:

    Jim and Lori ,I am so sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family.

    Patti and Ned

  12. George Collins says:

    i work whit jimmy at tewksbury high school he was good kid

    our thoughts and prayers are mr and mrs bruce

  13. Deanna Brodie says:

    Your grief is unimaginable and my heart is broken for you. Your son was a beautiful person. God Bless you all.

  14. Janet Duggan says:

    Lori and Jim, So sorry for the loss of your son, Jimmy. I hope it helps you to know that others care about you and your feelings. Keep close to family and friends and treasure the happy memories. Cousin Jan

  15. Filomena Pires says:

    I am so very very sorry for your loss my heart goes out to you. Jimmy was a great kid and will always be in my heart.

    Sending prayers in such a difficult time.

  16. The DePierro Family says:

    Lori and Jim,
    Our prayers thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  17. Sandra St. Hilaire says:

    Sending my deepest condolences to the Bruce family for your loss.

  18. Jane woods says:

    My thoughts are with you all. Rest easy

  19. Bob Lowney says:

    So sorry for your loss Jim and Lori, may he rest in peace

  20. Mike Shay says:

    Lori Jim and family,

    Your family is the salt of the earth, I’ve never known better people.
    God bless you all at this most difficult time.

  21. June and Bob Fowler says:

    Very saddened by this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you both. Much too young. May he rest in peace.

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