James Garballey

James J. Garballey

Wednesday, April 21st, 1948 - Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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Garballey, James J., of Arlington April 23. Beloved husband of 52 years to Maureen C. (Connolly) Garballey. Loving father of Bridgett, James and Sean Garballey all of Arlington. Proud grandfather of Sarah. Brother of Ann O'Connor, Maureen Skillin, Margaret Gibbons and the late John Garballey. Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. James dedicated his life to his family, to others, and to the thousands of young people who were fortunate to have him as a teacher. Over 30 years as a dedicated teacher, a proud Marine and thousands of people he helped along the way is an outstanding legacy to leave behind.If desired expressions of sympathy may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O.BOX 75856 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or Arlington Eats 58 Medford St., Arlington, MA 02474. To send an online condolence visit,
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Sam Kourkoulakos

Posted at 03:54pm
Sean; I am so sorry for your loss. Sent condolences via this method back in April but for some reason it didn't get posted so I'm sending it again. May you and your family receive comfort and healing during this time of loss

Sam Kourkoulakos
Arlington, MA

Pat Hanlon

Posted at 10:29pm
I wasn't privileged to know James personally, but I surely did know of him: as a kind man who lit the way for so many others. It is so sad that he has gone. I'm sorry. Pat Hanlon

Jean Sommermeyer

Posted at 02:03am
So deeply sorry to hear of your loss - sending our sincere sympathy to the Garballey family. Jean Sommermeyer and Jack Farber, Arlington

Phyllis Maddox

Posted at 02:28pm
Sorry for you loss.

Dorothy M. Smith

Posted at 12:28pm
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of James J. Garballey. I know his son, Representative Sean Garballey, and I know how it feels to lose a parent. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this most difficult time.
In prayers, Dottie Smith

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