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James Robert Staffier
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  • American Heart Assoc.
    300 5th ave.
    Suite 6
    Waltham, MA 02451

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“Dear Dave and Staffier Family,We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers and heartfelt condolences go out to all of you. May God give you...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Sandy Hafner - Medford, MA

“Barbara, We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
2 of 25 | Posted by: Patsy and Brian Corey

“Although I haven't seen Jim in about 10 yrs, I have many,many memories hanging out with him. We had lots of great times together in Medford, Cape Cod...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Jon Byford - Woburn, MA - Friend

“I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the Staffier family during this most difficult time. ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: Anne Powers - Dorchester - Friend

“Barbara and the entire Staffier family ~ We are saddened by your loss and send many thoughts and prayers. Love, Christine ”
5 of 25 | Posted by: Christine Ryan Kilburn - MA

“The Staffier Family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 25 | Posted by: William J Crowe - Medford, MA

“You will be deeply missed ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: Dawnmarie Vanderford - Falmouth, MA

“David, Paul and Barbara:I am so truly sorry for your loss. May you rest in Peace Jimmy ”
8 of 25 | Posted by: Tracy Kelly (Hoey) - Medford, MA

“Barbara & Family,I am so sorry for your terrible loss. Please know that you are all in my prayers. ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Jean Wright - Falmouth, MA

“Dear Staffier family we are so sorry for Jimmy' s untimely passing. Sending our sincere sympathies ”
10 of 25 | Posted by: John and Carol Varao - MA

“Dave, Mary and all the Staffier family, Michelle and I are deeply saddened to hear about Jim's passing, Our condolences thoughts and prayers to Jim...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Michael Kinsella - Dedham, MA

“A great man from a great family, my thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Staffier family. ”
12 of 25 | Posted by: Dan McCarthy - Newburyport, MA

“Condolences to the family ”
13 of 25 | Posted by: Melissa Blevins - Falmouth, MA

“Barbara, Paul, David, I was so sad to hear of Jimmys passing. I have many fond memories when you all summer and, please know that my thoughts are...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Cathy DeMello - Wellesley, MA

“Barbara, Paul, David ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Cathy DeMello - Wellesley, MA

“Paul, David; My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your brother. Prayers go out to all. ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: David Csicsek

“Rest easy my friend, you were one of a kind and you will be greatly missed. We have some great memories of Jim that we will cherish. Deepest...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Wayne and Stacy Tavares - MA

“David, Mary and Staffier family, Peter & I are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers to your family. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Peter & Anna Bagarella

“Dear Barbara, David and Paul-Our thoughts and prayers for our dear Cousin Jimare with you all.With love,Jane, Kerry and Diane ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Jane Staffier - MA - Family

“Barbara, Paul, and David so sorry for your loss. Jimmy was a great guy and gave us all so many laughs and happy neighborhood memories. Rest in peace...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Robert McCarthy - Medford, MA

“RIP Staffie. You were a big part of my kid's lives. Love and prayers, you will be so missed. Wanda Wwobecky and family God Bless ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Wanda Wobecky - Falmouth, MA

“Dear Staffier Family, the McCarthy Family are so sorry for the loss of your brother Jim (Staf as we used to call him). We all grew up with your...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Debbie Harvey - Woburn, MA

“May you Rest In Peace my friend ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: Celia Maccini - Hingham, MA

“Barbara.. sooo very sorry for your loss. I know how close you are as a family. ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Elaine Bobik - Littleton, MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA


James Robert Staffier, 49, of East Falmouth, formerly of Medford, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on August 18, 2017. Jim enjoyed boating around the waters of Cape Cod and a fun filled day on Washburn Island with family and friends. He especially enjoyed spending time with his daughter Dakota, the love of his life. Other interests include skiing, which he was an EISL Champion, Hockey, mainly goal tending and gardening in his backyard. Jim was an avid Boston sports fan and loved watching The Patriots and Bruins games. He is predeceased by his parents Paul and Barbara Staffier and his sister Gayle Staffier, formerly of Medford and East Falmouth. He leaves behind his cherished daughter, Dakota of East Falmouth, his sister, Barbara Staffier of Lowell, his brother Paul D. Staffier of Reading and his brother Atty. David W. Staffier and his wife Mary of Somerville and East Falmouth. He also leaves behind his niece Emily and nephews Daniel and Joseph of Reading and many relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, on Friday, August 25th from 8:30-10:00AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Raphael's Church, 512 High St. Medford at 11AM. Burial at Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Jim's name to American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451.