, Salem, MA

April 2, 2013

James P. Call, 76

DANVERS — Mr. James P. Call 76, of Danvers, beloved husband of Mary Louise (Higgins) Call, died Friday evening, March 29, 2013 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Bedford.

Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Timothy and Caroline (Craig) Call. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School.

An honorably discharged veteran he served his country as a member of the United States Army. Following his return home from service, James graduated from Boston University School of Industrial Technology where he studied Aviation Mechanics.

Mr. Call had been employed as a Mechanical Technician with Pratt & Whitney and Textron (formerly AVCO) until the time of his retirement.

A dedicated communicant of the former St. Alphonsus Church in Danvers, James enjoyed reading; he was a history buff and enjoyed constructing model airplanes. He will be deeply missed.

In addition to his wife of 52 years, James is survived by his two daughters, Deborah A. Sullivan and Patricia Call, his sons, Tom Call, James Call, Brian Call and William Call and his ten grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held from The O’Donnell Funeral Home 46 Washington Sq., (at Salem Common) Salem, Thursday at 8 a.m., followed by his funeral Mass in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, North St., Salem/Peabody Line at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem Visiting hours Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit