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Obituary: James G. “Jay” Bourne, 55, Longtime North Reading Resident

James  G. “Jay” Bourne. Photo credit: Croswell Funeral Home.
James G. “Jay” Bourne. Photo credit: Croswell Funeral Home.
Obituary from the Croswell Funeral Home:

James  G. “Jay” Bourne,  Jr., 55, of North Reading and formerly of Winchester, died at his home on Thursday morning, March 27, 2014. 

Born in Bridgeport, CT, on March 26, 1959. He was the son of the late James G. Sr. and Winifred W. (Canada) Bourne. He was raised in Winchester, he attended Winchester High School and North Reading High School.

Jay was the owner and operator of A+ removal in North Reading for 28 years and has been a resident of North Reading for over 35 years.

Jay was an extremely hard worker and was loved by all. He was very generous and caring. He was an avid outdoors man. Jay loved fishing, boating and hunting. He was a collector of antiques, muscle cars and motorcycles.

Family members include his loving children, Jay and Dana Bourne, Brandon and Carol Babcock, all of North Reading; and his sister, Sarah Kay Eyring of Putnam Valley, N.Y.

His funeral will be held at Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow St., North Reading on Monday, March 31 at 11 a.m. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice. croswellfuneralhome.com

Priscilla Fitzgerald March 31, 2014 at 04:51 PM
Jay, I am so sorry that I missed your service. You were very good to me over the years and I thank you. May you rest in peace. Priscilla
Shannon Hebert April 08, 2014 at 12:02 PM
Jay, losing you is the most painful loss I have ever experienced. Everyday I cry and I long for the day that I will see you again. You were the best man I have ever met, the love of my life. You said that we were soulmates and I too believe that with all my heart. I am lost without you. I love you always and forever. J+S=R. May God take care of you. Shannon

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