Linnehan, James Matthew, in Uxbridge, formerly of Newton, retired City of Newton Fire Department employee, April 25, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Cecelia (Srebnick) Linnehan. Devoted father of James M., Jr. and his wife Debra of Oregon, Thomas and his wife Helen of Uxbridge, Mary Linnehan of Uxbridge and Eileen Flannery of Winthrop. Loving grandfather of 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Kay Casey of Waltham, Joan Hurley , and the late Eddie and Sonny Linnehan and Patricia Cronin. Funeral from the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St., (Rte. 16), West Newton, Saturday, April 28 at 9:30 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington St., Newton, MA at 10:30. Visiting hours Friday evening from 4:00 - 8:00 PM. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham. In Lieu of Flowers remembrances may be made in James's memory to the Alzheimers Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.