James “Jimmy” I. Webber

DATELINE: CRANSTON

Webber, James I. “Jimmy”, 62, died Monday, February 20, 2017, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of Emily (Carcieri) Webber for many years. Born in Providence, a son of Betty (Cantoff) and the late Marshall Webber, he was a lifelong resident of Cranston. Jimmy was a proud owner of Marshall Trading Corporation and James Allen Company, creating costume jewelry for over 35 years. He was a member of Potowomut Golf Club in East Greenwich. Devoted father of Jamie Maurice and her husband, Keith, of North Smithfield, and Rebecca Webber of Providence. Dear brother of Alan Webber and his wife, Lori, of Warwick, Paul Webber of East Greenwich, and the late Steven Webber. Cherished grandfather of Mia and Meredith. Adored uncle to many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 12:00 noon in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.  Shiva will be observed at his late residence on Wednesday from 2-6 p.m.

25 Comments

  1. Wayne Karten
    Feb 20, 2017

    Jimmy, You will always be in my heart, I will miss you, and your

    loving kindness so much. I will always cherish our times together,

    and never, ever forget you! Rest well my brother.

  2. Cheryl & Ed Nersesian
    Feb 21, 2017

    We were truly saddened to hear of Jimmy passing away. He was a prince and we will always remember him fondly as a loving husband to Emily, father to Jamie and Rebecca, and dear son and brother to his mother and brothers.

    A caring, gentle, funny and loving soul who was taken from us all far too soon, but who we know is now at peace and will live on in our memories for all time.

    Love,

    Cheryl & Ed

  3. Rob & Judy Gorman & family
    Feb 21, 2017

    Dear Emily and family, please know how deeply saddened we are to learn of Jimmy’ s passing today. Rob has fond memories of the few times he spent with Jimmy. Always a kind and caring true gentleman. Please extend our condolences to all. We have hoped and prayed for all of you during these heartbreaking past months. We will continue to keep you in our hearts. May he rest in peace where pain no longer exists. All our love.

  4. JOE &NICOLE MURRAY
    Feb 21, 2017

    DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THE ENTIRE FAMILY.
    JIM WAS A TRUE GENTLEMAN AND GREAT MAN.
    GLAD I WAS ABLE TO SPEND SOME TIME GOLFING WITH HIM RECENTLY AND ENJOY HIS PRESENCE.
    HE WILL BE DEEPLY MISSED!

  5. Jean Manocchia
    Feb 21, 2017

    Dear Alan & Lori,
    I was so shocked to read of your brother Jimmy’s passing. My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family at this very difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

    Fondly,
    Jean

  6. Joanne Matuszek
    Feb 21, 2017

    To Emily, Paul & Alan,
    I am saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. My condolences to your extended families. May you find comfort knowing how he touched so many lives in such a positive way.
    With warm regards and deepest sympathy,
    Joanne Matuszek

  7. Patricia Tomasso
    Feb 21, 2017

    Dear Emily,

    I am so very sorry to hear about your husband’s passing. Please accept my deepest condolences to you and your family. I will keep you in my prayers.

    Sincerely,

    Pat Tomasso
    (your friend from the Food Bank)

  8. Marty Lubet
    Feb 21, 2017

    I was lucky to be a life long friend of his. There are no words to describe what a great person he was. Full of life and always positive, never a bad thing to say about anyone. I can hear his voice calling out my name. There is nobody better than him. Why such a good person was taken from us I will never know. Myself and many others will never be able to forget him. He will always be a part of me.

  9. Toni Aquino-Battista
    Feb 21, 2017

    Emily and Family,
    Dad and I are very sorry to hear of Jimmy’s passing. We want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love,
    Frankie & Toni

  10. Steve Brown
    Feb 21, 2017

    My sympathies to the Webber family. From the days at the Shipyard to being in the jewelry business, I knew them. So sorry for your loss.

  11. Frank DelNigro
    Feb 21, 2017

    My sincere sympathies to the Webber family. I will always remember our enjoyable conversations when I came by to call at James Allen. A true gentleman. Emily, you are in our thoughts and prayers
    Frank and Debbie DelNigro

  12. Janet Raymond
    Feb 21, 2017

    Rebecca, Alan, Lori and the entire Webber family – my deepest sympathy to you and your family at this most difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers and as always if you need anything please do not hesitate to ask.

  13. Domenick (Mickey) Forte
    Feb 21, 2017

    Allan,Paul, and families my sincere condolences on the passing of Jim. A true gentleman

  14. beth abram
    Feb 21, 2017

    i will never forget the times shared as teenagers..you were such a good friend and i am honored to have shared so many fun times with you..always on my mind…beth

  15. Deb Buono
    Feb 21, 2017

    Alan and family
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your brother
    Know that my thoughts are with you during this difficult time
    Deb Buono

  16. Kara Bennett
    Feb 22, 2017

    Lori and Family,

    I know that this is a difficult time for you and I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Kara Bennett

  17. Carol Caruso
    Feb 22, 2017

    Emily I am deeply saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. He was such a wonderful man and will be missed. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. I missed his service as I was unaware of it.
    Sincerely,
    Carol Caruso

  18. Susan Eisenstadt
    Feb 22, 2017

    I am so saddened to hear of Jimmy’s passing. He may have been my first friend, at age 3 or 4. He stood up for me when another child took my pencil box when we were headed to nursery school. Although I hadn’t seen him in many years, he was very special to me and I have love in my heart for him and his family. My condolences.

  19. Debra capuano-ajaj
    Feb 23, 2017

    Alan I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m sorry jimmy lost his fight. May he Rest In Peace and my god grant you the strength to carry on. Gone but never forgotten.

  20. Russell Hahn
    Feb 23, 2017

    I was stunned and saddened to learn of Jim’s passing. He was a wonderful soul and will be greatly missed. My sincere condolences go out to Emily and the family.

  21. Al Demirjian
    Feb 24, 2017

    HOLY COW! Emily, “Becca”, Jaime and family; I am sorry to learn of Jim’s passing. I first met Jim when you lived across the street from my late Cousin, Jim. Later, we got to know each other when our Daughter’s competed against one another for Cranston West and Pilgrim in cross country and track…Just a super guy in so many ways. Jimmy, you are gone way too soon but will not be forgotten by so many people…RIP my friend.

  22. Sandy Wasser Wallis
    Feb 24, 2017

    I have known Jimmy since kindergarten and probably even before that . We were neighborhood kids and I loved playing with the boys. Had a crush on him, like all the other girls in the neighborhood. Shared the same homeroom with him in junior high and high school.
    So glad I had the chance to see him a few months ago when he was visiting his mother and I was visiting a family friend. He was very glad to see me and I was thrilled to see him. Seemed like the same sweet guy that I knew for all those years. I am very saddened.

  23. Bruce Wasser
    Feb 25, 2017

    Totally shocked at the passing of Jimmy. Jimmy was my 1st friend when my family moved from Providence to Cranston. There are several memories that come rushing to my mind at this time. For four years I would go to Chester Barrows Elementary School with Jimmy and Hank Brown. We would both meet at Jimmy’s house and sit in his “waiting room” while he rushed around getting ready.
    RIP my friend.

  24. Larry, Denise & Allison
    Feb 25, 2017

    Jimmy was a great person and will be missed. We are grateful to have know him thru basketball if only for a short time. You are in our prayers.

  25. Ernest Corner
    Mar 9, 2017

    Emily and Rebecca,
    I was very saddened to hear of your loss. I tried to get into the service but the crowd outside was too large. I always enjoyed talking to Jim when he came into the office, we had so much in common. I hope the pain lessens over time for you.
    Sincerely
    Ernest Corner

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