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James E Arooth, Jr

October 28, 1972 ~ June 19, 2023 (age 50) 50 Years Old


Monson- James E. Arooth, Jr, 50, passed away Monday June 19, 2023 at Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer.  Jim was born in Springfield, MA October 28, 1972 to James E. Arooth and the late Carmen M. (Bernier) Arooth.  He was a graduate of Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School and worked at Wing Hospital in the custodial department for many years. James loved martial arts and earned his black belt in Karate. He enjoyed the beach, playing games with family and friends and going out to eat.

Jim was predeceased by his wife Ellen Arooth in 2019, and his sister, Francine Cavanaugh in 2021.  He leaves his father James E. Arooth of Monson; his fiancée, Amy Cook of Palmer; a sister, Dena Plante and her husband Bill of Monson; a nephew, Michael Plante and nieces, Catherine Plante and Lisa Cavanaugh, along with cousins and extended family members.

Visiting hours will be held, Monday June 26, 2023 from 5-7 in Lombard Funeral Home 3 Bridge St. Monson.  A graveside service will be held Tuesday June 27, 2023 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Monson.  Family and friends are asked to gather directly at the Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to Here Today Adopted Tomorrow Animal Sanctuary in Brimfield 180 Sturbridge Rd, Brimfield, MA 01010.  For on line condolences please visit

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June 26, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lombard Funeral Home
3 Bridge St
Monson, MA 01057

Graveside Service
June 27, 2023

11:00 AM
Hillcrest Cemetery
32 Wilbraham Road
Monson, MA 01057


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