James K. Manfield ’88

James “Jim” Kevin Manfield, 54, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 in Nashua. He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on May 12, 1970, son of James J. Manfield and Therese (Gignilliat) Manfield.
Jim attended Williston Northampton Middle and High School, class of 1988; Boston College where he received his BS in Marketing, class of 1992; and the University of New Hampshire Whittemore School of Business and Economics where he received his MBA, class of 1994.
Jim was a loving and dedicated father. His pride and joy, Javin, will forever cherish their backyard football, ‘lawn shots’ hockey games, fantasy football battles, grilling sessions, sports bonding, and multi-hour-long Yahtzee tournaments. Javin will miss their father son vacations whether for hockey or fun.
Jim worked as a business analyst and program manager for many years for various companies in Colorado and New Hampshire including Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Lawson Software, Kronos, and Deloitte Consulting.
Sports were an important part of Jim’s life. As a talented athlete, Jim grew up playing youth sports and spent much time playing football, hockey and baseball throughout high school. He was also a passionate sports fan and especially enjoyed watching the Boston Bruins, the New England Patriots, and all Boston College sports. Through his love of sports, Jim made numerous acquaintances and friends who shared his passion. Over the course of his life Jim spent countless hours playing, attending, and watching sports, creating lasting memories and bonds with family and friends.
Jim is survived by his son, Javin T. Manfield, his father James J. Manfield, and his sister and brother-in-law Christine ’85 (Manfield) and Mike Reading along with many nieces, cousins, and other close family. Jim is predeceased by his mother Therese Manfield. Jim also leaves behind many friends who knew him as a loyal friend, captivating story teller and life of the party.
Services: Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 10 AM to 12 noon at Davis Funeral Home One Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. Family and friends are invited to attend. Those who wish to make a memorial contribution in Jim’s memory may do so to the college scholarship fund for his son, Javin T. Manfield. Checks can be made out to Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC and mailed to Jim’s sister Christine Reading, 89 Maple Street, West Newbury, MA 01985.

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