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WORCESTER, Mass. / ALBURGH — James Allen ‘Uncle Jimmy’ Derry, age 58, died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, in the UMass Medical Center after a brief illness. A former resident of Alburgh, he recently resided in Tiverton, R.I. where he was attending school and almost completed his final certificate for drug and alcohol counseling.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 11 a.m. from St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, 117 Shawville Rd., Sheldon Springs. Father Karl A. Hahr will be the celebrant and homilist. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in the Sheldon Village Cemetery.

Gifts in James memory may be made to the Franklin County Animal Rescue, 30 Sunset Meadows, St. Albans 05478.

To offer private online condolences please visit: www.kiddermemorialhome.com.