It is with deep regret we announce the passing of retired Sergeant James A. Sperandio who served on the Concord Police Department from 1967-87. Our thoughts and prayers are with Sergeant Sperandio and his family. Rest in Peace Sergeant.
James A. Sperandio, of Concord, retired Concord Police Officer, died unexpectedly at Emerson Hospital in Concord on Monday, May 28, 2018. He was 74.
Born in Framingham on December 2, 1943, he was the son of the late Nazareth and Phyllis (Beatrice) Sperandio. He attended Rose Hawthorne School in Concord before graduating from Marian High School in Framingham and receiving an AS in Agriculture from Anna Maria College in Paxton.
Jim proudly served in the Army National Guard for several years, reaching the rank of Major. He served Concord as a Police Officer for twenty years, retiring as Sergeant. He was a talented and handy auto mechanic, and worked on a part time basis for several employers, including Concord Country Club where his father had served as Honorary Superintendent. Jim demonstrated an incredible, steadfast work ethic throughout his life. In his spare time, he enjoyed photography.
Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Linda (Herrick) Sperandio, two children, Robyn Sperandio of Boxborough and Colin Sperandio of Littleton, his sister, Karen McCarte and her husband Richard of Acton, and two nieces, Kerry Anne Stone of Concord and Michelle MacLeod of Holliston.
Family and friends will gather for visiting hours on Friday, June 1st from 6 to 9 pm in the Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford Street, Concord Center. Officers and Members of the Concord Police Department will serve as Honor Guard. His funeral service will be held in the Farrar Chapel of the Dee Funeral Home on Saturday, June 2nd at 12 pm. Burial will follow at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 (www.parkinson.org).
Arrangements are under the care of Dee Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Concord.