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James W. O'Boyle

September 28, 1944 — June 18, 2020

James W. O'Boyle, 75, of Wilkes-Barre passed away on June 18, 2020.

Born September 28, 1944 in Plymouth he was the son of the late James and Thelma Edwards O'Boyle.

Jim earned his BA in Political Science and Government from Wilkes University and his Masters of Regional Planning from Penn State University.

Jim started his career with Smith Miller Associates and later worked for PPL Electric Utilities for many years before starting another career in 1997 with IMG First Financial Group, retiring in 2009.

His wife, Rosanne Cobb O'Boyle, preceded him in death on January 29, 2009.

Jim was a devoted father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his children, James B. (Jay) O'Boyle of Wilkes-Barre, and Stacey and her husband Gregory Dobash of Mountain Top; grandchildren, Annabel and Liam Dobash; cousins and friends.

Celebration of Jim's Life will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 with visitation from 5 to 7 PM at McLaughlin's, 142 South Washington Street in Wilkes-Barre.

Social distancing protocols will be in effect.

Memorial donations are preferred and may be made to Misericordia University’s Autism for Lifelong Learning (ALL) Program. (570-674-8200; ).

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