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1961 James 2021

James "Rosey" Rosenquist

May 21, 1961 — October 11, 2021


OXFORD – James “Rosey” P. Rosenquist, 60, died suddenly on Monday, October 11, 2021, in his home.  He is survived by two daughters, Heather L. Rosenquist and her husband Michael Mills of Oxford, and Heidi R. Rosenquist of Southbridge; two brothers, Donald D. Rosenquist and Erik C. Rosenquist; two sisters, Dorothy J. Carlson and Holly J. Levasseur; his former wife, Rhonda L. (Hallberg) Rosenquist of Auburn; his bonus grandson, Riley J. Mills of Oxford; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.  He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Rosenquist, who died in 1988.  He was born in Worcester, son of the late Donald H. and Dorothy J. (Dudley) Rosenquist, and lived most of his life in Oxford.  He graduated from Oxford High School in 1979.

James worked at Westborough State Hospital for over two decades.  He was a jack-of-all-trades and an entrepreneur, starting his own roofing company amongst other businesses.  He loved the outdoors, fishing and camping, enjoyed watching hummingbirds and collecting all types of items-especially trucks.  He will be remembered for his great sense of humor and the way he made people laugh.  He was very social, loved by many, and was willing to help anyone in need.

Memorial calling hours are Friday, October 22, 2021, from 4-8 p.m. at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. Because of James’ love of animals, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Oxford Animal Control, mailed to Oxford Town Hall at 325 Main Street, Oxford, MA 01540.

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Friday, October 22, 2021

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Paradis-Givner Funeral Home

357 Main St, Oxford, MA 01540

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