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James H. Gifford II

Updated: Feb 21


James H. Gifford II, passed away on January 19, 2024 under Hospice care, with his mother and sister Debbie by his side, to be with God.

     He was born in Akron OH, on January 17, 1963, moved to Clinton, Ct in 1966.  Attended schools in Clinton at Morgan High School, and then Haddam Killingworth High School in his junior year.

     He lived in Ft. Pierce, Fl for the last 10 yrs.

     James was a great carpenter, his work was well known here in CT and in FL.  He was a very adventurous person, and really enjoyed sailing.

     He leaves behind, his mother Barbara A. White, Killingworth, Ct.  Father James H. Gifford, Chaplin, Ct.  Three sisters, Deborah, Donna, and Carolyn.  Numerous nieces and nephews, Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.

     James also leaves behind his adult children, James, Laura, Crystal, and Steven, and 5 grandchildren.

A mass will be held March 2, 2024 at 11:00am at St. Lawrence Church in Killingworth, Ct.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Middlesex Hospice Care in Middletown, Ct.

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Your sister Carolyn wants to say one more thing to you , you were a BRAVE man Jim right til the end a fighter !!!!! I love ❤️ you very much !!! And I am speaking also for my children!


Kim Lewis
Kim Lewis
Jan 30

My dear friend Jimmy, I will miss you, even though we had tough times, You were my first love after a bad divorce. We had adventures, sailing, driving to explore different parts of the usa. Our dog Diesel, he is up there now with you. I see you both out on the dock. You had taught me alot, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical, and roofing. You made beautiful tables,and remodeled homes,you had a gift from God.You will be well missed.. Kim

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To my uncle I love and miss you so much and I know God has u in good hands so glad you got to meet my son your great nephew I love and will forever miss you 💓


Jimmy shall forever be in our hearts ❤️ Fla one of the most brilliant carpenters I ever met❤️


James this is your baby sister Carolyn I will miss you every day !! ❤️ I can’t stop thinking of you every night and days that past since you called that day in December!! I will not forget everything we did as kids . And especially your saying ( that’s it ! ) and your bear hugs !!!!🫂 ❤️❤️❤️❤️🙏 you will be my one and only brother 👨 I will miss you

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