James York Baldwin, age 83, most just lately of Farmington CT, passed away quite peacefully in Hospice Care at UConn John Dempsey Medical center on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Jim was born April 21,1938 to mothers and fathers Professor Robert Chester (Chet) Baldwin and Catherine Baldwin of Storrs, CT. He experienced a prolonged business enterprise career and served in a leadership position at Dun & Bradstreet as a social worker, he endorsed consumers element-time at the Oceanside Counseling Center (OCC) on Very long Island and had a tiny non-public follow. At age 83, Jim was just one of the oldest surviving coronary heart transplant recipients. The relatives will often be grateful to the heart donor and his family members and to the great clinical caregivers at New York- Presbyterian Medical center in New York City. They offer you exclusive thanks to his cardiologist Dr. Ronald E. Drusin and his surgeon, Dr. Mehmet Oz. Jim’s undergraduate studies ended up started at the College of Connecticut Storrs campus, and he attained a Bachelor of Science diploma from American Global Faculty (AIC). Afterwards, he attained a Masters Diploma in Social Operate (CMSW) at Adelphi College College of Social Function in Backyard garden Town, NY. He also served in the U.S. Army. Following graduating from AIC, Jim was used at the New York Town places of work of Dun & Bradstreet and ongoing his job as a leader in the Rockville Centre, NY, office, in which he was Reporting Supervisor. A passionate Crimson Sox fan, Jim was an avid reader and savored speaking about present-day functions. For a lot of years, he was a member of the Rockville Centre, NY St. Agnes Cathedral choir and church choir he also sang with the cathedral Resurrection choir. He sought methods to interact with children and represented Dun & Bradstreet in his operate with the Boys and Ladies Club New York Town chapter. All through his teenage many years he worked as a pinboy at the Storrs campus bowling alley and later on was a member of the Dun & Bradstreet bowling team. Even though an undergraduate college student at UConn, Jim won the campus-large pool championship. Post retirement he relished membership in the Molloy Institute for Lifelong Understanding (MILL) which is part of the Molloy University continuing training method. The loved ones wishes to thank Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Connecticut and just about every and each member of the UConn health-related and nursing employees as perfectly as other medical center personnel. Anyone cared for him in an exemplary way, exhibiting kindness and compassion through his medical center stay. Jim was married to his beloved and devoted wife, Joyce Yurko Baldwin on a glorious Indian Summer day, September 17, 1966, in Storrs, Ct. After their relationship, they resided for 4 a long time in Brooklyn Heights around the Promenade overlooking the Lower Manhattan skyline and harbor. In 1970 the pair moved to Oceanside, NY, and resided there until eventually 2018 when they relocated to Farmington, CT. In addition to Joyce, Jim is lovingly remembered by his spouse and children and extended family of a host of almost lifelong close friends. All people who achieved Jim was deeply touched by his adore and caring for all those around him as very well as by his delightful feeling of humor, at times coined “Jimmy-isms.” In addition to his spouse, Jim is survived by his brother and sister-in-law Robert (Bob) C. Baldwin and his wife Joan Baldwin of Columbia, CT, by niece Jennifer Spector of Lebanon, CT, and nephews Dr. Michael Baldwin and his wife Dr. Jennifer Baldwin and their youngsters Madeline Rose and Samuel James and by Jon Baldwin and his spouse Jen Baldwin and their youngsters Donovan and Marlowe, all of Farmington, CT, as nicely as by several cousins. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Elizabeth and her son, Thomas Nathan Spector formerly of Columbia, CT. A Mass will be celebrated privately at St. Patrick’s Church in Farmington, CT, followed at a later on day by a digital memorial services to which all household and pals are invited. In lieu of flowers, the household requests that you accomplish a random act of kindness whenever the opportunity presents itself. Contributions might be made to a charity of your option or to St. Jude Children’s Research Medical center or the Farmington Village Environmentally friendly and Library Association ([email protected]) Preparations are currently being taken care of by The Ahern Funeral Residences, Inc. To send out on the internet condolences to the family members, please check out www.ahernfuneralhome.com.
Revealed by Hartford Courant on Aug. 8, 2021.