James Anthony Tombarello, 59, formerly of Haverhill, Mass., passed away Dec. 8 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Raised in Haverhill, the son of Winn and Joseph Ross, Jim graduated from Haverhill High School in 1976 and then served in the Marines.
Jim owned and operated Southern Concrete Repair in Jacksonville for many years, specializing in bridge restoration, and the company even performed work for Universal Studios in Florida.
Jim was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed spending time at his mountain homes in Georgia. He was a great cook and loved his dogs.
Jim is survived his wife of 23 years, Susan (Hay) Tombarello; daughter, Amber and her husband, Ethan Orr of Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.; son, Ross and his partner, Jason Fernandez of Atlanta, Ga.; mother, Winn Ross, wife of the late Joseph Ross, of Haverhill; brothers, Scott Tombarello of Windham, N.H., Thomas Tombarello and his wife, MaryKate of Sandown, N.H.; sister, Mary Ross of Bradford, Mass.; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was the son of the late Joseph Tombarello.
Jim's family would like to give thanks to his right-hand man, Oreste Dominguez, and his hospice nurse, Tanya Vicciardo.
Private services will be held at a later date. Contributions in his memory may be made to High Pointe Hospice House, 360 North Ave. Haverhill, MA 01830.
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Published on December 13, 2017