James Fisk, Jr.

  • Born: May 5, 1945
  • Died: August 5, 2019
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover Street

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

James Fisk Jr., 74, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on August 5, 2019 at his residence in Manchester. He was born in Manchester to the late James and Rachel (LaBranche) Fisk, and a lifelong resident of the City.

He spent his career working in shoe factories, lastly at Security Hill and custodian at Saint Anselm college before retirement.

James was an active parishioner and usher at St. Joseph Cathedral, and a devoted Catholic. He was a proud 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, as well as a volunteer with the Salvation Army. Jimmy enjoyed traveling, going to Foxwoods and his weekly shopping and breakfast with his sister, Shirley, in his free time. He enjoyed spending time at holidays and bar-b-ques with his sister, brother-in-law, nephew, nieces and great nephews and nieces very much.

Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Doris Murray and his brother-in-law Moe Murray.

James leaves behind his sister Shirley Boisvert and her husband Ronald of Concord; nieces Darlene Roy and her husband Ernie of Lunenburg, VT, and Susan Arnold and her husband Jacob of Manchester; nephew Michael Goff of Manchester; great nieces and nephews; Joshua Goff, James Roy, Justin Roy, Frankie Roy, Corey Goff, Monica Russo, Marissa Russo, Mariah Arnold, Michaela Arnold, Jacob Arnold Jr., and Miley Arnold; and many, many cousins.

SERVICES: A gathering will be held on Tuesday August 13th from 6:30-7:30 pm at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, located at 243 Hanover St. Manchester. A memorial service will follow in the funeral home at 7:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army of Manchester, NH.


Condolence & Memory Journal

He a great man going to be mist

Posted by Peter Fleming - Manchester, NH - Friend   August 13, 2019

May you rest easy James, i would have loved to have met one of my distant cousins. I'm sure we would have had a very interesting conversation....My condolences to the rest of the family...Willon N Fiske

Posted by Willon Fiske - Wheat Ridge, CO - Family   August 13, 2019


So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Posted by Evelyn Friedrich - PEMBROKE, NH - Friend   August 13, 2019

We are very saddened to hear about Jimmy. He was a good guy who was always willing to help out when he could. Any time we wanted to know what was happening downtown, Jimmy was our go to guy. We will sincerely miss our Sunday morning rides together. Our deepest condolences to family and friends. Jack and Kathy Stanton

Posted by Jack and Kathy Stanton - Manchester, NH - Friend   August 12, 2019

Jimmy sorry to have missed you i just moved back to N.H. from living in Florida after 20 years he was a great brother knight was always there to help me in whatever I asked him to do.
Past Faithful Navigator Eugene Gagnon

Posted by Eugene Gagnon - Bedford, NH - Friend   August 12, 2019

So sorry I will miss it. God Speed Jimmy.

Posted by Deb Butterworth - Manchester, NH - Friend   August 12, 2019


Jimmy you will be missed by many people Rip

Posted by DONNA And Bob Nichols - Concord, NH - friend   August 09, 2019

Dear beloved Jimmy, may all the angels carry you to heaven to see all who love you and cherish you. You are now in your new body of peace and gentleness as you are basking in unconditional LOVE. Rest in peace beautiful soul. With all our love, K. Joanne, Paul and family.

Posted by K.Joanne Noury - No. Woodstock, NH - Family   August 09, 2019

Rip my dear cousin you will be missed

Posted by Naomi Webb-Sirois - Epsom, NH - Family   August 09, 2019


To the Family of our beloved Jimmy, Jimmy was valued member of our St Patrick's crew who prepare and cook dinner for our annual St Patrick's celebration at St Joseph Cathedral. He could peel and cut a very large bag of onions with our crying. We will also miss his smiling face as our usher at 830am Mass,
May he rest in pease

Posted by John and Carol Manning - Manchester, NH - Friend   August 08, 2019


Dear family of our beloved Jimmy every year he cut the entire bag of onions for our annual St Patrick's Celebration at St Josephs Cathedral My husband and crew was amazed that he could sit there and do it all and not cry We will also miss his smiling face at 830 Mass May you rest n piece Jimmy God Bless John and Carol Manning

Posted by John and Carol Manning - Manchester, NH - Friend   August 08, 2019


You will be missed at the 8:30 mass At St. Joseph Cathedral. Rest in peace. He was a friend for 65+ years.

Posted by Ed & Lucille Szumiesz - Goffstown - Friend   August 08, 2019


Love, miss and remember you forever Uncle Jimmy

Posted by Darlene Roy - LUNENBURG, VT - Family   August 08, 2019

You were a great person and cousin. RIP JIMMY you will be missed.

Posted by Ray Piper - Manchester, NH - Family   August 07, 2019

to my dear brother James L Fisk i going to miss so very very much. I hope that when you went thru the gets to Heaven mom and dad and our sister Doris were waitng there for you with open arms and lots of love. we all will miss you love you so very much shirley and ron

Posted by shirley Ron boisvert - concord, NH - Sister   August 07, 2019

My prayers and thoughts are with you all. May you find peace in your happy memories

Posted by Heidi Elgart - MANCHESTER, NH - Friend   August 07, 2019

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