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James A. OGDEN

Male 1931 - 2007


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  • Born  20 Jul 1931 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  plumber 
    _MILT  Korean War 
    Died  21 May 2007 
    Person ID  I758  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  14 Jan 2012 

    Father  Jesse Blake OGDEN,   b. 25 Jun 1907, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1961, Central Hospital, Somerville, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Beatrice B. CHAPMAN,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Family ID  F051  Group Sheet

    Family  Barbara J. CROWLEY,   d. Bef May 2007 
    Children 
     1. Pamela OGDEN,   b. Private
     2. Diane OGDEN,   b. Private
     3. Vera MACHACEK,   b. Private
     4. Steve MACHACEK,   b. Private
    Family ID  F244  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Korean War veteran

      Obituary:
      James A. Ogden, 75, died May 21, 2007 on his way to go deep sea fishing; one of his greatest pleasures. He was raised and educated in Somerville, born to the late Jesse and Beatrice (Chapman) Ogden. He had been a longtime Belmont resident. After his education, he served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
      Most of his life, he worked as a plumber, first at D.L. Murphy in Belmont and then self employed for the remaining years. He was an avid fisherman, especially deep sea, going as far as Alaska, he enjoyed music and had a very large record collection. His interest varied and he enjoyed cooking, travel, antiquing and going to yard sales. The time spent with his family and grandchildren was treasured by him.
      Widower of Barbara J (Crowley) Ogden, he is survived by 2 daughters and their husbands Pamela and Joseph Baptista of Woburn, Diane and Ted Hanley of North Andover, stepdaughter Vera and her husband Mark Walters of Virginia, stepson Steve Machacek of Virginia, two sisters Dorothy Ogden of Somerville, Beatrice and her husband John Price of Billerica,9 grandchildren, Brianna, Brett, Patrick, Kellie, Tom, Steve, Evan, Noel, and Grace; three great grandchildren, Courtney, Tyler, Ryan and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Charles Ogden.
      Family and friends are invited to funeral services on Thursday evening at 7 PM at the Dewhirst and Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third Street, North Andover. Burial will be private. Friends may call also on Thursday from 4 - 7 PM at the Funeral Home.