Julian (Jim) James Delorme
Our family is devastated to announce the sudden death of Jim on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Riverview Health Centre, at the age of 74 years.
After a beautiful week of reminiscing, laughing, hugging and crying with all of the people who he loved and who loved him, Jim went to sleep.It was not unexpected but it came much quicker than anyone had anticipated. He put up an amazing fight.
Jim was born in Winnipeg on July 14, 1945. When he was 18 he joined the Royal Canadian Navy and for the next 7 years he was posted in Victoria, BC. Due to an injury on board ship he was honorably discharged in 1970. What stories he could tell about his time in the navy.
Besides his wife Carol, Jim is survived by Brenda and Dennis Adams, Wayne and Tracy, Michael. Also our 6 grandchildren: Darnell (Jeanette), Tyler (Holly), Brady, Kristopher, Julian, Angela.
And our first great-grandson Zane who brought much laughter to his great-grandpa. Also a very special young lady, Lori Beal who we considered part of our family for many years. Many extended family and friends who have been such support and comfort during this trying time will miss his sense of humor. Almost to the end he was still making us smile and laugh through our tears. Thanks to Jim’s cousin Tom Dahl for reminding him of the good times when they were young. He really enjoyed those talks.
Jim is now up there making jokes with all of the special people who went before him.
Utmost gratitude to Riverview Health Centre for making Jim’s last days comfortable and guiding us through this process. In lieu of flowers, donations to Riverview Health Centre or CancerCare MB., would be appreciated.
Cremation has already taken place and a celebration of Jim’s life will be held at the Coutu Funeral Chapel, 680 Archibald Street, on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
Honorary pallbearers are grandsons, Darnell, Tyler and Brady Adams, Kristopher and Angela Goulet and Julian Perry.
E.J. Coutu & Co. Funeral Directors