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CENTRAL FALLS: James J. Cunningham Jr, 68, passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Claire (Gaynor) Cunningham. They celebrated their 50th anniversary on February 24th.He was a former Lions Coach.
Besides his wife he is survived by five daughters, Deborah Cunningham, Dorn Dougan, Jean Bourgault, Kathleen Flynn and Lori Tavares, a son James J. Cunningham, 10 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held Tuesday at 8:45am from the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, Lincoln with a Mass of Christian burial in St. Jude Church, Front St, Lincoln at 10am. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours will be held Monday from 5 to 8pm. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to The Cancer Center at Memorial Hospital, 111 Brewster St, Pawtucket RI 02860. For online condolences visit
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