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James Todesco
October 22, 2022


James Todesco, 78

Dateline: Norton, MA

James Todesco, age 78, of Norton, passed away peacefully, in the presence of his loving family on Saturday, October 22, 2022. He was the loving companion of Saundra Slaney of Mansfield and the beloved husband of the late Marilyn (Forsythe) Todesco.

Born in Mansfield, MA on January 28, 1944, he was a loving son of the late Genaro and Josephine (Cataloni) Todesco.

Jim grew up in Mansfield and was a member of the Mansfield High School Class of 1962. Prior to retiring, he had worked as a machinist at the former Cleveland Twist Drill Co. in Mansfield and was also a self-employed painter. He had made his home in Norton for the past thirty-six years.

A communicant of Saint Mary’s Church in Mansfield, Jim loved spending time with family and friends alike. He was a member of the “Oak Street Porch Crew” and enjoyed trips to area casinos and drives to Falmouth. He will be sadly missed and always remembered for his “sweet tooth” for candy and popsicles.

He is survived by his devoted sons: Matthew Todesco and his fiancé Shannon Cress of Blackstone and Robert M. Todesco and his wife Tracey of Norton. He was the cherished Nono of Haley Marilyn Todesco, Adam Todesco, Elena Todesco, Erin Todesco and the late Allison Todesco. He was the dear brother of the late Phyllis Carnevali, Frank Todesco, Patrick Todesco, William Todesco, Rosalie Comey and Geraldine Todesco. He is also survived by his loving nieces and nephews and Saundra’s family.

Services, along with burial at Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Mansfield will be private and visiting hours are omitted.

Those wishing may remember Jim with a donation in his memory made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 100 Myles Standish Blvd, Taunton, MA 02780.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Street, Mansfield.

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55 North Main Street
Mansfield, MA 02048