Of Malden. Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 10th at the age of 66. Jimmy was born in Malden in 1956, the son of Frank and Florence Surette. He was raised in Malden and graduated from Northeast Vocational with the class of 1974. In 1979, he married his sweetheart, Gail A. Doucette, and the two settled down in Malden to raise their family. Jimmy worked as a Sheet Metal Mechanic his entire life. He first worked as a “tin knocker” for Pneumatic Scale, then Kleenline, and Cassidy Brothers. He also had his own company, Centennial Metals, and had never considered retirement. He enjoyed bartending for many years. He was a longtime member of the Malden Moose, enjoyed playing Keno, camping on Sebago Lake and Summers in York, Maine. Jimmy most loved spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Gail A. Surette, his children, Jonathan C. Surette of Haverhill,
Christopher J. Surette and wife Vanessa of Saugus, and Amy D. Brennan and husband Mark of
Lynnfield, his grandchildren Giuliana and Antonio, his siblings, Cheryl Ruane and husband
Thomas of Tyngsboro, Michael Surette and Michelle Vacher of NH, Scott Surette and wife Janet
of Wakefield, Mark Surette and wife Robyn of PA, his in-laws Debbie Surette of Peabody, Dawn
Surette of Melrose, Linda Cox and David Cameron of Peabody, Christine Barbas of Malden,
Diane Doucette and John Daniels of NH, and Daniel Cox of Beverly, as well as many close
cousins, nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. He is predeceased by his brothers Paul Surette of Malden, and Joseph Surette of Peabody.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 18th, at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, Malden. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to: Homes for Troops, 6 Main St, Taunton, MA 02780 866-787-6677 HFOTUSA.org