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JAMES "TOO TALL" PENDLETON
August 4, 1956 ~ August 12, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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SOUTHWICK - James “Too Tall” Pendleton, 67, of Southwick, passed away on August 12th, 2023 surrounded by his family. James was raised in Granville, MA by the late Donn Cameron Pendleton and Betty Barnes Pendleton. James worked as a machinist for many years at Hamilton Standard and for the wonderful family at Advance Manufacturing Co. He loved to play sports, mostly basketball growing up and all through adulthood where he went on to coach his children. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, Umass basketball games, traveling for his girl's games, riding his Harley Davidson, the motocross nationals, and was an avid member of the Lake George Sportsman Club.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his younger sister Jane Pendleton. He leaves behind his wife Sondra “Cindy” Pendleton of 43 years, his daughter Lindsey Currie and spouse Mel Currie of Northampton, MA and daughter Laurin Price and spouse Zachary Price of Charlotte, NC. He also leaves behind six beautiful grandchildren who he loved and adored very much. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations In Too Tall’s memory be made to Baystate Hospice Gifts of Gratitude, Baystate Health Foundation 280 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199 or Lake George Sportsman Club, 427 N Loomis St, Southwick, MA 01077.
To express condolences to the family or to share memories and photos please visit Too Tall’s memorial page at www.westfieldfuneralhome.com
A period of visitation will be held on Thursday, August 17th, 2023 from 3-7 PM at Westfield Funeral Home, 4 Princeton St, Westfield, MA 01085. A procession will form at 9:00 AM on Friday, August 18, 2023, at Westfield Funeral Home proceeding to Southwick Cemetery for a graveside service and burial. Lunch will be provided at Lake George Sportsman Club, 427 N Loomis St, Southwick, MA 01077.