James S. Wohlen, 96, a lifelong resident of Brockton, died peacefully August 15, 2020. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II protecting the Panama Canal. James was a union carpenter by trade, life member Union Local 624, and member Freemasons Baalis-Sanford Lodge AF & AM. He enjoyed caring for his family and home and NASCAR in past years. James was the husband of the late Ann (Alesio) Wohlen; beloved father of John Wohlen and his wife Linda of West Bridgewater and Elaine Farrell and her husband Robert of Brockton; loving grandfather of Jeffrey Wohlen and his wife Jessica of Lakeville, Steven Wohlen of West Bridgewater and Amanda Kirkpatrick and her husband Roger of Colchester VT; brother of the late Eric, Henry, Alvin and Clifton Wohlen and Ruth Fortier; and an uncle of many. His family funeral will be on Wednesday at 10-10:30 a.m., gathering to say farewell at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton with a limited number to Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton for committal prayers and military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215-5301.
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Boston Children's Hospital Trust
401 Park Drive Suite 102, Boston MA 02215-5301