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James Patrick Doran

Date of Death: July 7, 2022
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Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Friday 7/15, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Friday 7/15, 12:00 pm

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Blue Ridge Hospice
333 W Cork St #405
Winchester, VA 22601

James Patrick Doran, born in Albany, New York, on May 6, 1961, to the Honorable Robert F. Doran and Joan Premo Doran, the third of five children and the eldest son, passed away peacefully from prostate cancer at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, Virginia, on July 7, 2022. An extraordinary talent and deep patriot, JimContinue Reading

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Bob Bone left a message on August 16, 2022:
The Doran's were my second family growing up. Jim was conservative in every way and so intelligent, I learned a lot from him. It was no surprise he went in to achieve all he did. There is a place in our hearts for those childhood memories that are stored away forever and Jim, Tommy and Bob will be there in mine ♥️ May they all Rest In Peace .
Nik Khanna left a message on August 6, 2022:
I first met Jim in 2006 and ended up joining him at Raytheon in 2013; he subsequently became my boss. Jim was just as committed to his job as he was a loving husband and father. He spoke lovingly about his upbringing and family. May he rest in eternal peace. My heartfelt condolences to all of his loved ones. Nik & Carla Cheshire, England
Tim Meyer left a message on July 25, 2022:
Jim was as classy a man as I've ever known. We first met in the dormitories of the University of Colorado our Freshman year. We were lifelong friends ever since. I will miss our conversations as we lived across country from each other. He loved his family and talked about them with a special glow. Rest in peace my dear friend.
Kristi Craig left a message on July 17, 2022:
We will miss Jim dearly. He was a great brother-in-law (the in-laws have to stick together) who was a dear friend. From swapping Hill stories, to talking about music and seeing shows, him trying to teach my husband and I to ski (sorry Jim - we are just not skiers) , wrangling our children together, to sharing laughs on ski trips, cruise vacations and most holidays, Jim has been a big part of my family's life and we will always love him and remember the wonderful times we had together. May God bless you and your family always.
Beth Troutman left a message on July 16, 2022:
We knew Jim through our kids. Over the years we got to know him and Veronica through school and Capernaum events and even some gatherings in our home. I will always remember his kind smile, warm personality, and amazing attitude, even in the face of cancer. I would have never guessed what he was going through if I hadn’t known. A wonderful man and father. He is going to be so very missed. Much Love, The Troutmans
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Aunt Cindy (Cindy Premo LaFountain) left a message on July 15, 2022:
I remember Jim as always, kind, smiling. I talked to him a couple of weeks ago before he went to hospice. Even with pain and what he was facing, he was still positive. As a child, growing up with him, he was fun! I do remember him wanting to always be outside! I can still see the neighborhood children going home as dusk settled but Jim always wanted to stay out a little longer. I was afraid of the dark but didn't want to leave him alone! He was always so cute! Love you Jim.
Jon Kasle left a message on July 15, 2022:
Very saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. His keen intellect, professionalism, patience and thoughtfulness left a lasting impression. Thoughts and prayers to his family at this difficult time.
Julie (Premo) McCarthy left a message on July 15, 2022:
I’m so sad to see such an amazing person leave us too soon. I’m proud to be related to such an amazing man. Sad I can’t be there to honor him and family, but everyone is in my thoughts and prayers always. ♥️??
Bob Renzi left a message on July 14, 2022:
I was so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Growing up together in Clifton Park, Jim was always so kind and friendly. Our games of football in the Doran front yard were epic!! I will always remember his incredible smile. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you as you grieve his loss. May God comfort you and bring you peace. -Bob Renzi
Scott Feeney left a message on July 13, 2022:
Jim, I will greatly miss our bi-weekly venting sessions. I feel truly blessed to have started my career with you way back when in the Congress and to have had your friendship for so long. The Lord took you from us far too early, although I'm sure he has a grander plan for you in Heaven. I'll miss your friendship buddy. I look forward to meeting up with you again some day, catching up, and enjoying a good gin & tonic. Rest in peace my friend.
Mary Ann and Ed Shock left a message on July 13, 2022:
In memory of James Patrick Doran, Mary Ann and Ed Shock lit a candle
Mary Ann Shock left a message on July 13, 2022:
Dearest Veronica and kids, our deepest condolences from the entire Shock Flock, The fond memories of watching your kids grow up and the numerous fun parties between our homes are some of our cherished memories. Jim was such a great neighbor and friend but I will always remember him playing with the kids in the backyard. May he Rest in Peace.
Julie left a message on July 13, 2022:
Jim, Wherever you are a piece of me has gone with you. Memories of our family, growing up together in Clifton Park, family holidays, kick the can and trips to the Cape are overwhelming me this week, so bittersweet. I am so grateful for those times and for having you as my brother. I hope you are playing a game of Hearts with Tom and Dad right now. I will love and miss you always. Julie
Isabel G Liss left a message on July 13, 2022:
In memory of James Patrick Doran, Isabel G Liss lit a candle
Bob Morrissey left a message on July 12, 2022:
Our deepest sympathies to the Doran family. Jim touched the lives of many people, and we are all better for it. He was a great friend and colleague. We will miss him. Bob and Kim.
Peter Aichinger left a message on July 12, 2022:
My deepest sympathy to Jim’s family. He was a great colleague.
Thomas Dougherty left a message on July 11, 2022:
Dear Doran family - very sad to hear of Jim's passing. I had the pleasure and honor of knowing Jim when we worked together at Raytheon. I always enjoyed my conversations with Jim - he had a delightful, low key dry sense of humor, was always patient and accommodating when asked for help, was very knowledgeable on a wide range of topics and was someone with whom you wished you could spend more time. He will be greatly missed! Our prayers are with you and the family. Tom & Lynne Dougherty
Rico Rodriguez left a message on July 11, 2022:
My heartfelt condolences to the Doran family. Jim was always the first to extend a hand to help as well as to welcome the new guy. I treasure the many accomplishments we shared to help our many global customers. May the memories of joy and love with Jim live forever. Rico
Ray Corrigan left a message on July 11, 2022:
My wife and I are lifting Jim’s family up in prayer as they mourn the loss of Jim. I enjoyed working with Jim and for him over 15 years while at Raytheon. So thankful to have known him and to have had his encouragement in my professional and personal life. I will miss you Jim.
Natalie Evans left a message on July 11, 2022:
Prayers for the entire Doran family. Mr. Doran had a calmness and joy about him which resonated with the students. His knowledge of history and life experience was amazing and made his classes engaging. We all were blessed for knowing him.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Brad Gerdes left a message on July 10, 2022:
Jim was a dear friend and colleague. He will be greatly missed by many, many people. I always thoroughly enjoyed our conversations, his visits to Taiwan, and he was a soul mate. Although I only had known Jim for 15 years, he made a tremendous impact on me. My wife Janice and I will miss him. Rest in Peace Jim!
Greg Gordon left a message on July 10, 2022:
Very sorry to hear of this, prayers for all of you. Mr. Gordon
Mark Stickley left a message on July 9, 2022:
The Handley cross country family will miss Jim. He was a quiet but consistent presence at meets. I will personally miss getting to know him better and wish he'd moved his family to Winchester sooner. My thoughts and prayers are with Veronica and the twins and the rest of his family.
Roger Luong left a message on July 9, 2022:
We lost a dear friend, the country lost a great American ! You left a impactable footprints on all of us who have had the privilege of working alongside with you the past 18 years. You have friends in every corner of Asia, from Taipei to Tokyo to Kuala Lumpur, Your legacy will continue and you will be the topic of many conversations across the Indo-Pacific region in years to come. You will be missed, and I will miss you Jim. Rest in Peace
Jackie Marino left a message on July 9, 2022:
In memory of James Patrick Doran, Jackie Marino lit a candle
Patricia A. McKie left a message on July 8, 2022:
Dear Veronica and Kids, I am just so sorry and so sad for y’all. Jim was a wonderful cousin so I can only marvel at what a wonderful father and husband he was. Sending so much Love and Hugs. The only thing y’all have to do is Breath. Just Breath God Bless Patty
Anita Liberatore left a message on July 8, 2022:
May the grace of God be with you all. May your shared memories bring you peace and joy.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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