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James Peter "Jim" Speliotis

April 02, 1951 - December 02, 2018

James Peter Jim Speliotis Peabody MA - James Peter “Jim” Speliotis, 67, of Peabody, died peacefully Sunday morning, December 2, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his family after a two-year illness. He was the devoted husband of Sandra (Bettencourt) Speliotis with whom he shared 45 years of marriage. He was born in Lowell, Mass., on April 2, 1951, the son of the late Peter and Viola (Baltoumas) Speliotis and was raised in Salem, Mass. He was a graduate of Salem High School in 1969 and played the alto clarinet in the High School Band. He later graduated from Salem State College in 1973 and began working in the X-ray department at Salem Hospital. He later became a Block Fabricator for cancer patients there, and retired after 40 years at NSMC. Jim enjoyed scale modeling since his youth, and was a member and former secretary of the North Shore Modelers for many years. He had built many models of cars, buildings, and houses to scale. He is survived by his wife, Sandra of Peabody; a son and daughter-in-law, Matthew James and Aderonke Speliotis of Peabody; a brother and sister-in-law, George and Deena Speliotis; and a nephew Peter Speliotis, all of Tewksbury; and a sister-in-law, Cynthia Bettencourt of Peabody.


A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home at the 82 Lynn St., Peabody, MA 01960. His funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Grant Hoofnagle officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Grove Cemetery, 30 Grove St., Salem, MA 01970. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Shriners Children and Burns Hospital, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02116 in his memory. For guestbook and directions, visit www.ccbfuneral.com.
Published on December 4, 2018
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Richard Sullivan
Dec 08, 2018
Sorry to learn of Jimmys passing. Had fun growing up with him.........going back to Barr Street.
Jennifer Shambaugh
Dec 06, 2018
To a very special man who is a very kind caring soul you'll be greatly missed used to have coffee with Jimmy every so often when he would join our coffee group and had really good talks with him and his passion for books God bless you Jimmy
Marc Deschenes
Dec 04, 2018
Sandy and Matt, sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. He was a joy to work with his dry sense of humor and wit. He will be missed.
Marc Deschenes
Dec 04, 2018
Dear Sandy and Matt, so sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. He was a joy to work with his dry sense of humor and wit. I will miss him greatly.
Cheryl Karakoudas
Dec 04, 2018
So sorry Matt and Sandy. Jim was a great guy and neighbor sincerely Cheryl