Saturday, February 24, 2018


James R. Cusenza

March 14, 1956 - March 27, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 27 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM

Obituaries » James R. Cusenza

Haverhill – James R. Cusenza, 61, passed away unexpectedly on March 27, 2017 at his home.

Born in Portsmouth, VA, he was the son of Louis J. and Shirley A. (Simonian) Cusenza. He was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1974. He served his country in the United States Army and was honorably discharged. In addition to being a financial manager for many years, he was co-owner of Haverhill Delivery Services for the Merrimack Valley area. James loved Boston sports, especially his beloved Red Sox. An avid photographer, he enjoyed spending time at the beach and capturing his many photos. Most importantly was his time spent with his family and friends. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.


In addition to his loving parents, James is survived by his loving companion Lea Marie Ahern of Haverhill; his children, Jordan Cusenza, Julia Cusenza, James Cusenza, Jr., Phillip Case, Jr. and Jacob Case; a sister, Deborah Coultas and her husband Thomas of Dracut; his uncle, Ron Simonian and Art Munger of Methuen; aunt Joyce Gould and her husband Walter of Haverhill; and several nieces and nephews.  


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, March 30 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral services will follow in the funeral home at 7:00PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Joslin Diabetes Foundation, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or