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James Michael Trodden

July 9, 1939 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

James Trodden Obituary

James Michael Trodden of Falmouth formerly of Belmont Feb 12, 2024. Beloved husband of Maureen (Cummings) Trodden. Loving father of Arlene Moynihan and husband James of Hingham, Dan Trodden and wife Nancy of Weston, Brian Trodden and wife Pamela of Northport, NY., Ted Trodden and wife Lynn of Belmont and Mark Trodden and wife Jennifer of Marshfield. Also survived by 19 grandchildren. Brother of Helen Canavan of Belmont, Dorothy O'Connor of Waltham, Mary Simmons of Arlington, Brother-in-law of Timothy Cummings and wife Geraldine of Stoneham, and the late Reverend William Cummings.

Jim was born in Cambridge and was the son of the late Andrew and Josephine (Corkery) Trodden. He attended Matignon High School, where he met Maureen, the love of his life. They were married for 62 wonderful years. He graduated from Saint Anselm College in 1961 and earned his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School. Jim served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps from 1961 through 1965. After a career that included 33 years working with Polaroid and 5 years with State Street Corporation, Jim and Maureen opened The Inn at Siders Lane Bed & Breakfast in Falmouth. Together, for 15 years, they welcomed and entertained guests from around the world.

Jim spent years cheering on his grandchildren at football, track, hockey, volleyball, wrestling, field hockey, crew, lacrosse, and baseball games, equestrian events, and watching them perform in many plays and concerts. Spending time with his family and 19 grandchildren (Willow, Drew, Henry, Jamie, Jack, Taylor, Blaise, Abby, Elizabeth, Christian, Megan, Casey, June, Haven, Brenna, Charlotte, Tyler, Addison, Claire) gave him great pleasure. One of his most favorite times was having his family visit the Beach House in Falmouth where they shared many holidays and summers.

Visiting hours will be held in the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home 36 Trapelo Road Belmont on Thursday Feb 15 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM. A funeral mass will be celebrated in St Peter Church 100 Concord Ave Cambridge on Friday Feb. 16th at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. interment Highland Meadow Cemetery, Belmont. Late U.S. Marine Corp Veteran, Vietnam. 

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February 15, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brown & Hickey Funeral Home
36 Trapelo Rd.
Belmont, MA 02478

Funeral Mass
February 16, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Peter Church
100 Concord Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

Interment following funeral service
February 16, 2024

Highland Meadow Cemetery
700 Concord Ave
Belmont, MA 02478


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