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FRAMINGHAM – James M. Brennan, 75, a longtime resident of Framingham died Tuesday, March 21, 2023.

Born in Lawrence, he was the son of the late Thomas P. & Mary (Smith) Brennan, and the beloved husband of Rosemary T. (Cudak) Brennan for 37 years.

Jim attended elementary school at St. Augustine in Andover, and later graduated from Central Catholic High School in Lawrence.

He was a 1971 graduate of Northeastern University, and began work with the Internal Revenue Service soon after where he remained as a Treasury Agent until his retirement.

Jim enjoyed sports growing up and most Boston sports in their hay day. More recently he would watch any and all sports, but really enjoyed watching at the collegiate level. He loved Nascar, particularly Dale Earnhardt Sr., his daily lottery tickets, and excursions to the Connecticut casinos. He and Rosemary enjoyed trips to Maine and New Hampshire.

A devout family man, Jim is survived by his wife Rosemary, his children, Laurie Boan & her husband Jeffrey of Ellington, CT, Mary Frances Tremblay & her husband Harry of Easton, Thomas & his wife Julie of Easton; his beloved grandchildren Kara Ostrander, Christopher and Andrew Boan, and Jayce and Anthony Viteri; his nieces Tracey Nicolosi and Jessica Garvey, his nephews Ryan Nicolosi and Joseph Kee, and many cousins.

Family and friends will honor and remember Jim’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St. Framingham on Sunday, March 26 from 1-5 p.m.

His Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home Monday, March 27 at 10 a.m. 

Interment to follow in St. Stephen Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Jim’s name to the charity of your choice.

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