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Retired Sergeant James Buhl Passes Away

Retired Sergeant James Buhl Passes Away

The Quincy Police Dept regrets to announce the passing of retired Sgt. James E. “Jim” Buhl, Jr., who died peacefully, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at home, in the comfort of his loving family.

Jim was proud to be a member of the Quincy Police Department. He was appointed to the department on April 17, 1964, promoted to Sergeant on December 6, 1971, and retired on February 10, 1999 after thirty-five years of service. Jim served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-1959.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Sunday, July 12, from 2 – 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Mary’s Church, 95 Crescent Street, Quincy, on Monday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. Interment, with military honors, to follow at the Central Cemetery, Middleboro. Services are operating in accordance with current guidelines.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or to the Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA 02370 or to Shriners Hospitals for Children Boston, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114.

His full obituary can be found here:

Rest easy, Serg. Thank you for your service to the City of Quincy and the United States of America

Officer James Buhl