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James Vincent Demeo

April 20, 1939 ~ December 22, 2018 (age 79)

James Vincent Demeo, 79 of Colchester, Ct. passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 22, 2018 at the Harrington Court Health Care Center where he was residing. Born on April 20, 1939 in Bridgeport, Ct. He was the son of the late Vincent and Loretta (Weir) Demeo. James lived in Colchester for over 30 years and he was a member of the Colchester Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.  James went to college to become an accountant to which he pursued for 15 years. He loved numbers and he enjoyed balancing out the books. James was a die hard Giants and Yankees fan, he loved sports.  James had the privilege of watching in person, such legends as Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle and Phil Rizzuto play. James loved old western movies and country music. James loved to paint he had and art studio in his home in Colchester. His painting was very important for James, because he could use his art to express himself, due to the fact that he suffered from cerebral palsy and spent most of his life in pain. James loved to play chess and go for long scenic drives in the car.  James studied the bible and got baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1971.He had the privilege of serving as a full time pioneer and as a ministerial servant in the congregation. James also served as an account servant helping to manage the congregation accounts. James was a kind appreciative man who always had a smile on his face he loved to laugh and he will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his sisters Ann Marie and Loretta Jean Demeo and many spiritual brothers and sisters. A memorial talk will be held on Saturday, January 5th at 2 pm at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 297 Westchester Rd. Colchester, CT 06415.The family and friends of James would like to thank the staff of Harrington Court of Colchester and Backus Hospital (E-4) of Norwich, for their loving care and support. The Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester has been entrusted with care of funeral arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

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