, Salem, MA

June 29, 2010

James C. Holleran Jr., 51

PEABODY — Mr. James C. Holleran Jr., 51, of Norwell and Scituate, formerly of Hanover and Peabody, died Saturday, June 26, 2010 in Scituate after a long illness.

He was born in Salem on Feb. 28, 1959, a son of Catherine (Biagioni) Holleran of Peabody and the late James C. Holleran Sr. He was raised and educated in Peabody, where he was a member of the Cross Country Team in High School. He was a graduate of Babson College and received an MBA degree from Suffolk University.

Mr. Holleran was employed as the Chief Financial Officer for the Milton Hospital. He was a member of the Health-care Financial Management Association and was a passionate and expert skier. He was a rabid sports fan enjoying golf, boating, fishing and watching his daughters play for the South Shore Scorpions Soccer Club.

He is survived by his wife, Andrea(Leone) Holleran; two daughters, Tessa Christine Holleran and Jamie Paula Holleran; his mother, Catherine (Biagioni) Holleran of Peabody; one brother, Thomas M. Holleran of Peabody; four sisters, Kathleen Gaspar of Dartmouth, Joanne Legro and Linda Johnson, both of Barrington, R.I., and Mary Ellen Holleran of North Carolina; and 29 nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington St., Route 53, in Hanover on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral Mass will celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Nativity Church, 1 Kent St., Scituate Harbor. Interment will be in New St. Mary's Cemetery in Scituate. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church. For directions and our online guest book, visit