Lori was not able to attend the graduation because their first son, Michael, was born just the day before.
After serving an apprenticeship, Jim began his work as a pharmacist.
It was no secret that Jim was married to his soul mate as they were partners, companions, and best friends.
His love as a husband spilled over into the love he had for his children, and he felt like the luckiest man in the world to become Pa Pa to the most amazing grandchildren.
He encouraged them to strive to be their very best, too.