DR. JAMES MILTON EGLIN, JR., 84 of 21 Mount Williams Drive Williamstown, MA died Monday March 31, 2014 at Berkshire Medical Center.
He was born in Paterson, NJ on July 12, 1929, son of James M. and Margaret (Proche') Eglin. He graduated from Princeton University with the class of 1949 and completed the Yale Medical School in 1952.
He was a veteran of the US Navy.
Dr. Eglin served as a surgeon at North Adams Regional Hospital for 20 years until his retirement in 1982. He was a communicant of Sts. Patrick and Raphael Church and participated in its meals on wheels program. He was a member of the Mendelssohn Club of Albany, NY. Dr. Eglin enjoyed music and reading.
Survivors include his wife, the former Evelyn Harman, whom he married on November 25, 1961; and one daughter- Alexandra Eglin of Brighton, MA; three sons- James M. Eglin III of Philadelphia, PA; Everett Eglin of New Orleans, LA; and Christopher Eglin of Williamstown. He also leaves his granddaughter, Grace Eglin.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Dr. James Eglin will be celebrated Saturday April 12, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St. Patrick's Church in Williamstown. Burial will be private. Calling hours at the church will be Saturday morning April 12th from 9-11 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Patrick's Food Pantry in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To send a card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.