James A. ‘Jim’ Cameron
United States Air Force Veteran
LOWELL James A. ‘Jim’ Cameron, 86, of Lowell, passed away after a long illness, Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Palm Center in Chelmsford. He was the wife of the late Alexandra K. (Urban) Cameron who passed away in August of 2014 after almost 68 years of marriage.
A son of the late Herbert Cameron and the late Mildred (Kenney) Cameron, he was born on June 15, 1928 in Portland, Maine. Jim was raised and educated in Malden and attended Lowell Technological Institute.
Mr. Cameron joined the Merchant Marines during WWII at the age of sixteen, he then joined the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict, serving in Greenland, before he was discharged as a Staff Sergeant.
After his honorable discharge, he returned to Lowell, and was employed for Harvard Brewery for 10 years, and then for Carling Brewery in Natick as a Brew Master for 22 years. While working at Carling Brewery, he attended Lowell Technical Institute. After working at Carling Brewery, he was employed for MPC as a chemist. He enjoyed making model ships.
Jim is survived by his daughter, Bonnie C. Saulnier and her husband, William of North Billerica; and several nieces and nephews.
AT HIS REQUEST, CALLING HOURS HAVE BEEN OMITTED. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816. MEMORIAL DONATIONS IN HIS NAME MAY BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, 20 SPEEN STREET, FRAMINGHAM, MA 01701 OR TO THE PERKINS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND, 175 NORTH BEACON ST., WATERTOWN, MA 02472.