1951 - 2022
James (Jim) Magoon, 70, of Cromwell, CT passed away suddenly at home on January 16, 2022. He was born on June 26, 1951 to Russell L. and Lucy T. Magoon.
He was raised along with his siblings in Cromwell and graduated from Cromwell High School in 1969. He graduated from Widener University in 1973 where he received his degree in Engineering. He began his long and successful career with Westinghouse Electric in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He went on to pursue his career selling robotics and eventually founded his own company in 2011, Magoon Technology Group.
Jim was loving and compassionate, someone who always provided support to family and friends. He loved spending time outdoors and had a passion for golf, boating and fishing. He always looked forward to his annual fishing trip with his dad, and his love of nature was influenced by his mom. Jim was a passionate Boston Red Sox and Patriots fan, and loved the Travelers PGA golf tournaments, where you would find him taking pictures with pros. Jim also was a dedicated member of the First Congregational Church in Cromwell.
Jim is survived by his loving wife, Pamela (Horsey) Magoon, his father Russell, his brother Paul (Sandi), and sister Linda Singer. He also leaves behind his nephew Steven Heidenis (Deb), three nieces, Tammy (Rob), Holly (Bill) and Valerie (Tim), great nephews, Thomson Heidenis, Nickolas Tefft, Joshua Tefft, Evan Presta and his great niece, Lauren Heidenis. He also leaves behind his sister-in-law Ellen (Dan) Reinhard and his nephew, Brian Palmisano.
Jim was predeceased by his mother and his brother-in-law, Donald Singer.
A service celebrating Jim's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim's memory may be made to First Congregational Church, 355 Main Street, Cromwell, CT 06416. Cromwell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.
Published in The Hartford Courant on January 22, 2022