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Jenny Cunningham

James Simpson Cunningham

July 26, 1935 - September 04, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of James Simpson Cunningham. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Due to COVID-19 we are not currently planning any in person gatherings, but we will share details here once we do. NOTE: in order to add a photo or...  see more

OBITUARY
Our dad, Jim Cunningham, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, September 4th, 2020. It is really hard to know where to start when trying to sum up a person's life and everything they meant to you. Needless to say, our dad lived a long and very interesting life. Perhaps it is easiest to start with how our dad summed up his own life of 85 years. He recently participated in an on-line interview project, organized by one of...  see more
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  • Mary Parsons
    I had the pleasure to work for Jim during the second time he was based in London. He was so generous with his knowledge and experience and admired and respected by all. I never knew him to get cross or angry - the worst thing he did was to tell one...  more
  • Julie Taylor
    As I read the obituary for Jim, all I kept thinking was, "yep, that's him." I
    have only had the pleasure of knowing Jim since he moved into Miramont Pointe. In that time, I had the pleasure of knowing him as a person and also a team member. I...  more
  • Becky Hogle
    My Cousin Jim has been a part of the fabric of my life since I was born. My mother (Eleanor Cunningham Prough) and his father (Willard/Hoppe Cunningham) were sister and brother. My mother even lived with Hoppe, Madeline, and the boys on N. Taylor in...  more
  • Katie Maljaei
    My husband and I are all very sad by the news Jim's passing. Unfortunately, we always lived continents apart. However, whenever we met, he was always a pleasant, smart and great company. This is a great loss indeed.
    To my lovely sister (-in-law) Kathy...  more
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  • GatheringUs Support Team
    Jim was a gentleman’s gentleman. He was someone I was proud to call a friend. I have known him for 4 years which is a relatively short time in this life span but we were close and I will forever miss and remember him. Some people come into your life...  more
  • Laura Maljaei
    Laura Maljaei added 1 photo(s) to the memorial James Simpson Cunningham:
  • Jenny Cunningham
    Jenny Cunningham added 1 photo(s) to the memorial James Simpson Cunningham:
    Sabine chose this picture of her and Papa
  • Jenny Cunningham
    Jenny Cunningham added 3 photo(s) to the memorial James Simpson Cunningham:
    Ava took Papa out for lunch
    A Yale graduate
    Getting that college diploma
  • Jenny Cunningham
    Jenny Cunningham added 3 photo(s) to the memorial James Simpson Cunningham:
    Ava, Sabine, and Jenny
    Think our dad is the one in the way back - hard to tell
    Making new friends in Europe
  • Jenny Cunningham
    Jenny Cunningham added 5 photo(s) to the memorial James Simpson Cunningham:
    Dad ad Kathy
    Dad and Kathy later on
    Jerry, Kathy, Laura, Grandma Dude, and Issy
    Cunninghams in the 70s
    Sisters in the 70s
  • Jenny Cunningham
    Jenny Cunningham added 3 photo(s) to the memorial James Simpson Cunningham:
    Papa Jim and the O'Driscoll granddaughters
    Dad and daughters
    Wine tasting
  • Jenny Cunningham
    Jenny Cunningham added 5 photo(s) to the memorial James Simpson Cunningham:
  • Jenny Cunningham
    Jenny Cunningham added 5 photo(s) to the memorial James Simpson Cunningham:
    Out to dinner with Papa
    All the grandchildren
    Christmas in Portland
    Bloody Mary festival
    Cheers
  • Jenny Cunningham
    Jenny Cunningham added 5 photo(s) to the memorial James Simpson Cunningham: