Mr. James William Miner, 76, of Methuen, passed away June 2, 2017, at Manchester Veterans Hospital. James was the son of the late William and Pauline Miner.
James was a proud veteran of the Marine Corps and was enlisted during the Vietnam era. He retired from Gillette after 28 years of employment. James was an avid fly fisherman and could be found with a rod in his hand ready to go fishing at various rivers and streams. He enjoyed betting and watching horse racing at the Rockingham Park. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
James is survived by his loving wife, Gloria J. (Hamel) Miner, his son Mark Miner; son, Michael Miner, daughter Monnie Miner, stepsons, Ronald and Thomas Desjardins, brother, William and wife, Barbara Miner; brother, Raymond and wife, Ann Miner; granddaughter, Rachael Heaney along with several nieces and nephews.
James was predeceased by his sister, Joanne Nicoll.
His funeral service was celebrated in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main St., Andover, on Monday, June 5, 2017, at 7 p.m. Calling hours were held on Monday, June 5, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jame’s memory may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. For additional information, please visit www.burkemagliozzi.com.
Published on  June 8, 2017