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James J. "Duke" LeMar

January 15, 1947 — February 23, 2019

James J. "Duke" LeMar

James J. "Duke" LeMar, 72, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Seasons Hospice in Milton, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. He was the beloved husband of the late Linda Lorraine Boccelli-LeMar. James was born and raised in Stoughton, son of the late Anthony and Myrtle LeMar, he attended Stoughton Schools. He was a longtime resident of Brockton and has lived in Taunton for the past 3 years. Mr. LeMar worked for Stop & Shop Supermarket for many years, retiring several years ago. Music was his passion and in his younger days his first band was known as Duke and The Classics. As time progressed, James and his best friends formed a well-known band called Lewis and Clark and The Expedition. James, known on stage as James Clark was one of the lead singers. He truly possessed a one of a kind talent, full of charisma and soul. In his free time, he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Mr. LeMar was the loving father to Derrick W. LeMar of Brockton, Christopher J. LeMar and his wife Sherreda of GA, Joshua P. LeMar and his wife Amelia of Brockton, Suzanne M. LeMar-Fernandes and her husband James Fernandes of Taunton, Sarah E. LeMar and her significant other Jeremy Flaherty of Brockton and Jessica R. LeMar of Brockton. He was the cherished grandfather, known as "Buppy" to his many grandchildren and is also survived by many brothers and sisters.

Funeral Prayers will be offered in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton on Sunday, March 3, at 5PM. Visiting Hours prior to the prayers on Sunday from 2-5 PM.
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