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“Dan and Family, So sad to hear about the passing of your dad. Our deepest condolences.Sincerely,Ron and Bev ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: Ronald and Beverly Rippel - MA

“I met Jim in1965 as a freshman at Stonehill. We were teammates for three years at Stonehill. I will always remember as a freshman how Jim went out of...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Bob Riordan - Gaithersburg, MD

“I met Jim through his friend Dan Judge in the early 80s. Jim was a smart, warm, funny, and perceptive man, and best of all, lots of fun. I always...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Marian Tuttle - Maynard, MA

“Jim and I worked together at Nauset High School for many years and shared in our love of our students and our school community. You will be missed in...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Diane Campbell - Coworker

“Jim had such love for his 3 sons and cared for them deeply. The death of his son Jim was a shock and loss for him. He was a sensitive, funny,...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Betty Wall - Woods hole, MA

“This world lost a unique man on August 7. I send my condolences to his two sons and all his family. ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Samm Ann W Carlton - Waquoit, MA

“So sad to hear that Jim past away. I hope he rests in peace.My condolences to His sons and family members.Edith & Chuck ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Edith Tydeman - Brewster, MA

“We are greatly saddened to learn of Jim's passing. He was an avid swimmer at Hawksnest Pond in Harwich. We all enjoyed his soft spoken nature, his...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Nancy Carroll & Ty Marchment - MA

“Jim and I worked as school counselors at Sandwich High School and I loved watching him play basketball at Stonehill College. RIP dear Jim! ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Beth Thayer - Cummaquid, MA

“I was so sorry to read of Jim's passing. Please accept my condolences for the families loss. I lived on Goodrich Place in Sharon and was a neighbor...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Sharon Rivers Leonard - S Easton, MA

“I came to work at Nauset to work in guidance for Jim's last two year. My co-worker, Steve and I were both new to the district and we both were...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: brian white - Friend

“We are deeply saddened and shocked by the sudden and unexpected loss of our dear friend. Jim will always be remembered in our hearts as a loving...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Jim and Ann Scanlon - Friend

“Jim and I attended Stonehill at the same time. His career in high school guidance an d mine in college admissions allowed us to be connected his...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Brian Murphy - Easton, MA

“Our deepest sympathy to all that knew & loved Jim. He will be sadly missed by many. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Rosemary and Bert Anderson - MA

“"Synedawg" and I were best mates during the decade of the 80's and I wouldn't doubt that our escapades served as the subjects for a few of his famed...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Dan Judge - St Augustine, FL

“I am in shock. Jim and I worked at Nauset together. I was his school secretary Can't believe he's gone. Always the storyteller. My two boys played...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy MacDonald - Brewster, MA

“A wonderful man, friend and colleague with a warm heart and a ready smile... and great moves on the court! You are missed. RIP and Via Con Dios... ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Brown - Coworker

“He was a great friend and a kind and gentle man. He will be sorely missed. May he RIP...Bob Cowan ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Bob Cowan - Eastham, MA

“So very sorry as I never expected this my deepest condolences ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Paul Markovich - Venice, FL

“Such sad news. Many years working together. RIP, old friend. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Edward Yasuna - Harwich Port, MA

“I'm very sorry. Very sad. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Bruce Stello - Dennisport, MA

“08.19.20 To Danny and Andrew. I was saddened to learn today of your Dad's passing. Just wanted you to know that I am thinking of you during this very...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: John Phillips - Dennis, MA

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BREWSTER----James A. "Jim" Shyne Sr., 74, of Brewster, formerly of Sharon, passed away unexpectedly on August 7, 2020.

Born in Sharon, a son of the late Eugene and Mary (Griffin) Shyne, he was raised in Sharon and was a graduate of Sharon High School where he was a gifted and talented basketball player. Jim continued his education at Stonehill College earning a bachelor's degree while also playing Division 2 basketball for the Skyhawks.

Jim was employed as an educator and guidance counselor for over 30 years and was employed at the Nauset Regional School District where he was a member of both the Massachusetts Teachers Association and the National Teachers Association.

James is survived by two sons, Daniel P. Shyne and his wife Melissa of Easton and Andrew M. Shyne of Bourne; two siblings, his twin sister Janet Zade of Hingham and Virginia Jama of Jamaica Queens, NY.; four grandchildren, Kathryn Shyne, Lila Shyne and Sarah Shyne all of Easton and Theodore Shyne of Vermont; and several nieces and nephews. James was pre-deceased by his son, James A. Shyne Jr. as well as his siblings Eugene F. Shyne Jr., Eleanor Mulvehill, John D Shyne and Elizabeth A. D'Ancona.

A celebration of Jim's Life will be celebrated at a later date. Arrangements are by Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Easton. For condolences visit