James Vincent Dunn, 81, died Friday, April 5, 2018, surrounded by his family after a long battle with COPD.
Mr. Dunn is survived by his wife of 53 years, Florence A. Dunn; and two children, Theresa Dunn Boothe and Thomas Dunn. He also leaves behind one granddaughter, Gwendolyn Dunn. He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Dunn; and children, Sharon Dunn and Daniel Dunn.
He was born and grew up in New York, New York, as the second child of Vincent and Elizabeth Dunn. He was also on the track team for both Cardinal Hayes High School in New York City and the Naval Academy.
James is a Naval Academy graduate who served with distinction for 20 years in the U.S. Navy. He earned a master’s degree from Ohio State University.
A wake will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 11, at Church of the Ascension, 4853 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. with a reception following Mass.
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