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James J. Dooley

June 23, 1936 - February 17, 2019

Life Legacy

James Joseph Dooley passed away February 17, 2019, in Hayward, CA, at the age of 82. He was born June 23, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois to parents Norma Marie and Marshall Richard Dooley. 

James worked as an installer for AT&T for 28 years, after serving in the United Sates Air Force for 2 years and U.S. Army for 2 years. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and enjoyed playing golf.

James is survived by his wife of 53 years, Joyce Marie Dooley; children Patrick James Dooley (Jennifer) and Susan Marie Sherman (David); grandchildren Brian Cheung Dooley, Tawny Lewis, Danielle Sherman, Dylan Sherman, and Tyler Sherman; great grandchildren Barrett Lewis and Dakota Lewis; and sister Joanne Margeret Earnhart. James was preceded in death by his brother Richard Marshall Dooley.  

A Memorial Service for James will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, February 22, 2019, at Grissom's Chapel & Mortuary, 267 E. Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo, CA. 

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