The Life of James McVey
Jim was born in
Jim married the love of
his life, Jean, on July 11,1940. They had two children, Christine and Janette,
and lived happily in
In 1968, Jim. Jean, and Janette moved to the States to be close to
Christine, who had moved there a few years before. They spent the happiest
years of their lives in
Jim's family and friends will always remember him as a person who was always full of life, and above all, love. He was a kind, generous, simple person who was always content with what he had. He had a song for every person and for every occasion.
Jim was diagnosed with cancer in August. His last few months were difficult, but just as usual, he never complained. He was strong and determined until the end. His last hours were spent with all of the family around his bed singing to him, listening to bagpipes, and reminiscing about his ninety three wonderful years.
Jimmy and Jean enjoying watching a game of bowls
Jimmy and Jean with daughters Janette and Christine
Jimmy was always full of fun