James R. “Jimmy” Gately

July 8, 2022

James R. “Jimmy” Gately – of Woburn, died July 8th, 2022 at the age of forty-seven. Beloved son of Richard F. and Linda (Garrity) Gately. Loving father of Brianna Gately. Dear brother of Shannon M. Gately of Woburn and loving uncle of Joseph Gately and Kassie and Luke Sevier.  Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements were private and under the direction of the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home 263 Main St., Woburn, MA.  

James R. “Jimmy” Gately – a lifelong resident of Woburn, died July 8th, 2022 at the age of forty-seven.

Born in Winchester but raised in the Central Square section of the city, Jimmy was the beloved son of Richard F. and Linda (Garrity) Gately. He was a graduate of Woburn High School, Class of 1992.

Jimmy was a handyman who could fix anything and enjoyed keeping busy. He was a hard worker with a funny sense of humor and a big heart.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy is survived by his daughter Brianna Gately, sister Shannon M. Gatley of Woburn and loving uncle of Joseph Gately and Kassie and Luke Sevier. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Arrangements were private and under the direction of the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home 263 Main St., Woburn, MA.  

Arrangements were private and under the direction of the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home 263 Main St., Woburn, MA.  

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  1. Lisa connors - Darcangelo

    Me an Mrs Gatley
    My sincere sympathy to both of you . Jimmy was a great guy !
    Could talk an talk to him about anything! He’s been a part of my life for years ! I will never forget him He was like a brother to me . May he rest in eternal peace !

  2. To Dickie ,Linder and family, I just heard of 5he loss of your son. So sorry to hear. May he Rest In Peace. GodBless all of you

  3. Jennifer Sullivan

    I am so sorry to hear about Jimmy. I always loved when our paths crossed as he always had a huge smile and a hug for me. I will miss him. Rest in Peace Jimmy.

  4. Jimmy came into my life for a short time a few yrs ago. Funny pleasant guy, could talk yor ear off. Know he had his struggles but he’s finally at peace. RIP buddy🙏

  5. Dick, We are very sorry for the loss of your son Jimmy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Don and Cindy Hickey

  6. Julie DeAngelis

    My sincerest condolences to the family. As a neighbor you know Jimmy and I had some serious talks about his struggles and dreams and even a few laughs about what he would include in a book he was writing. May he finally Rest In Peace.

  7. Jimmy was a bright light on a dark day. He always had a smile, a story, and a joke. He loved people and was loved by many. I am sorry to lose him as a friend and very sorry for the loss to his family.

  8. Sherri Ciampo Donohoe

    Dear Linda, Dickie and Shannon,

    My thought’s and prayer’s are with you all at this terrible time. My heart goes out to your family.

    Love Sherri

  9. Lisa Loughlin

    Heartfelt condolences to Jimmy’s family. I am so sorry to hear of his death. I knew him from The Dwelling Place. He had a good sense of humor & a big heart. May his eternal rest bring him the peace that often eluded him in life. Love u, Jimmy.

  10. Steven McDonough

    Sending prayers for you both 🙏 May perpetual light shine upon Jimmy and your entire family.

  11. Linda, Dickie & Shannon,
    I’m so sorry for your terrible loss. Try to be strong for each other. May Jimmy R.I.P.

  12. Tish Vailliant

    Linda and Dickie & family:
    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your son Jimmy. May your memories bring comfort to you.
    Tish Vailliant

  13. Daniel Gately

    Condolences and may the peace of the Lord be with you. We watched him grow to be a man always polite and happy. So sorry for your loss. May he Rest In Peace. Uncle Dan and Auntie Brenda.

  14. Dicky and Linda
    So sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you.
    Pat McCue

  15. margarette masotta

    linda and dickie I send my love, prayers, and heartfelt thoughts to you at this very difficulttime. Take care of yourselves and everyone that is affected by this loss. I love you both Margarette Masotta

  16. So sad you left you were going on right track love you live high in the sky love you love geno Dan and jewels say hi to Charlie I love him always

  17. William Gately

    Dicky, Linda & Shannon,
    So sorry for your loss. I will pray that Jimmy has finally found some Peace.
    Sincerely Yours,
    Cousin Billy

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