Forever Loved...Never Forgotten

James F. Bailey Sr.

(Former District Deputy)


James F. Bailey, Sr., 69, of Plainville passed away on March 31, 2016.
He was the loving husband of Aliceann (Covaleski) Bailey, with whom
he shared many loving years of marriage.

James was born on October 20, 1946 in New Britain, CT to the late
Clarence and Bea (Sorel) Bailey. James graduated from Goodwin
Technical High School in New Britain and as a proud American;
he joined the United States Army immediately following high school.
He served our country in the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged.
He worked as a spring maker and went on to work for the United States
Post office at the Hartford and Plainville location, retiring from the Plainville office.
He joined the American Legion in Plainville. James was a Proud Member of the
Knights of Columbus which held the Honored position of District Deputy in Connecticut.

In addition to his wife, Aliceann, James is survived by his two sons, James Bailey Jr.
and his wife Christine, and Sean Bailey; his granddaughter, Victoria Bailey and his
step- granddaughter, Annalisa Sega; his brothers, Clarence Bailey Jr. and Albert Bailey; and
his caregiver and friend, Darlene Russell. He was predeceased by his two sisters, Mary
(Bailey) Dulac and JoAnne (Bailey) Ryan.

Calling hours are Monday, April 11 from 5pm to 7 pm at Bailey Funeral Home.
A Memorial Service in celebration of James’s life will be held on Tuesday, April 12
beginning at 9 A.M. from Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad Street, Plainville for
Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 94 Broad Street, Plainville at 10 A.M.
Burial will be held at a later date in the State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown with
FULL Military Honors accorded. 

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