James Michael Brady
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Lawrence - James Michael Brady, 49, a resident of Lawrence, died on Friday, October 11, 2019.
He was born in Methuen on January 24, 1970 to Joseph F. and Margaret M. (Hennessey) Brady. He was educated in Lawrence Public Schools and he also attended Lawrence Vocational Technical School. Later, he went on to work as a Construction Foreman in California. Jimmy had a great sense of humor, and he loved life and his family. He was a kind soul with a big heart. Beginning in 2010, he had a long battle with cancer and then, after a lifelong effort to overcome addiction, he succumbed to it on October 11, 2019.
He is survived and loved by his mother, Peggy Brady Martin of Lawrence, daughter, Jessica Whitley of North Andover, son, Asher James Brady of Surrey, British Columbia, grand-daughter Haley of North Andover, brother Joseph C. Brady and his wife Mary of Lawrence, sister Kathleen Brady of Berkeley, Calif.; brother, Shawn P. Brady of Methuen, uncle, Brian Hennessey and his wife Ellen of New Rochelle, New York as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was also the much loved nephew of the late Arthur Hennessey.
The family asks that in Jimmy's memory, you please do a good deed for someone in need.
A funeral mass will take place on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, 118 South Broadway, Lawrence, MA, 01843. Burial will follow in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in North Andover
Friends and family may call on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home Inc. 122 Amesbury St. Lawrence, MA, 01841. For more information or to send an online condolence please visit our website at: www.breenfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 16, 2019


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Karen & Joe Carey
Oct 16, 2019
Joe and Mary,
We are so sorry for the loss of your brother. May he rest in peace.
Kristen Malvey (Phelps)
Oct 16, 2019
This must be so hard on everyone. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Jimmy, he was always a great person with a kind heart. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Take care of each other. xoxo