Obituary of James “Jim” R. Driscoll Sr.

Jim Driscoll

James “Jim” R. Driscoll Sr. 63 of Housatonic died November 4, 2022 at Fairview Commons in Great Barrington. Jim was born in Great Barrington on May, 13 1959 son of Henry F. and Margaret (Maloney) Driscoll. He grew up in Sheffield and was a graduate of Mount Everett High School class of 1977. Jim worked at Butternut, Segallas and was a carpenter by trade. He was a communicant of Saint Teresa of Calcutta, enjoyed his yard and enjoyed outdoors sports and watching his only son James playing football even when he didn’t feel good, he was there supporting him.  His favorite vacation spot was York Beach, Maine. Which he fell in love with when he was 13 years old after visiting for the first time. Jim is survived by his wife, Livia (Duque) Driscoll whom he married on March 9, 2008 in Tempe AZ, son James Driscoll Jr., two step sons, Michael Duque and Mark L. Duque, one step daughter, Jazmin M. Duque, three brothers, Gary Driscoll, Peter Driscoll and David Driscoll, two sisters, Joann Driscoll and Linda Driscoll and his dog, JJ and parakeet, Henry whom he cared for lovingly.

Family will receive friends on Saturday November 12 before the funeral mass  from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230. Funeral Mass for Jim R. Driscoll Sr. will be held on Saturday November 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM with Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish with Reverend William P. Murphy pastor officiating. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Jim’s memory can be made to Birches-Roy Funeral Home to defray funeral expenses. Condolences may be made through

One Response to Obituary of James “Jim” R. Driscoll Sr.

  1. It is with sadness to learn of Jim’s passing.
    I first met him when he worked at Butternut, and intermittently there-after over the years; most often at the grocery store. Reconnecting with Jim was always a joy, and to see his face light up as he spoke about his love of family was priceless. What a wonderful man.
    May peace replace your heartache and happy memories remain.
    With condolences,

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