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Memorial Service: 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 10, 2023

Location: St. Jerome Catholic Church

James Patrick Healy, Sr., 86, of Yorktown, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Born in Ashland, KY, he was the son of the late Simon and Elizabeth Healy. He retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 50 years of service. Jim was a pillar of the community and well-known in the many circles in which he traveled. Jim attended Holy Family High School in Ashland, KY, before moving to Newport News to attend The Newport News Apprentice School. He was called to serve in the U.S. Army and later received his BA from Christopher Newport College.

Jim was very involved in many community and educational boards, including: The Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula, The Knights of Columbus Council # 5480, Virginia Sports Club, The Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Kentucky Colonels, as well as a multitude of other local organizations.

Jim was preceded in death by his brothers, Michael Healy and William Healy and his son, James Patrick Healy, Jr. Jim is survived by his wife, Nancy Healy; his daughter, Alison Healy; his sons, Michael Healy (Leslie) and Timothy Healy (Kate) and his grandchildren, Kate, Asher, James, Ryan and Kevin.

In lieu of flowers, we request that donations be made to The Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula or Habitat for Humanity.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 10, 2023 at St. Jerome Catholic Church will Rev. George Prado officiating. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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#7 Leonard Paul Carota 2023-11-11 05:16
After travelinng all over the state of Virginia and Washinton DC area with you, Jim, all I have left is our memories of this and golf with you in many charity tournaments. Will miss you. Len
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#6 Danny Hunley 2023-11-10 17:22
I had the privilege of working with Jim beginning in my early days at the shipyard and we worked together off and on for most of my 40 years there. Whether he was leading thousands of America’s finest shipbuilders building some of the most complex machines on the planet or singing in the 7th inning at the Builders’ baseball games, he was always the same … a fine man with passion for the right things. I will miss him.
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#5 Frances Bell Banks 2023-11-10 03:13
Many blessings to Nancy and the family. Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. We know for certain that we never lose the people we love, not even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
God has him in His keeping, but you have him in your hearts.

My warmest condolences,
Frances Bell Banks
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#4 Tom Olaisen 2023-11-09 19:20
To the Healy family,

I offer my sincere condolences on the passing of Jim. Jim wore many hats and was successful in all of them. He made things happen and did a lot of good in the community, but most of all he was my friend, and I will miss him.

Tom Olaisen
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#3 Carroll & Fernanda 2023-11-09 15:30
Our heartfelt condolences to the Healy family during this time of sadness. Words of sympathy feel inadequate in expressing our sorrow for a loss so great.Those we love neve leave us. Jim will truly be missed.
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#2 Carroll & Fernanda 2023-11-09 01:30
Words of sympathy feel inadequate in expressing our sorrow for a loss so great. Our heartfelt condolences are with the Healy family during this sad time. Those we love never leave us. Jim will trutly be missed.
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#1 Gabe and Cristina 2023-11-08 14:41
Our deepest condolence on the passing of Jim. He will be missed. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let the perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
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