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James Joseph Monaghan, Sr.

James Joseph Monaghan, Sr.
  • September 1, 1960 - January 6, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Cancer Research Institute
    One Exchange Plaza, 55 Broadway, Suite 1801
    New York, NY 10006

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“My relationship with Jim started in Savannah, Ga and lead to a 'lifetime adventure' in Mexico. I am sorry that he has passed. It was quite a wild...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Chad Dysart - Atlanta, GA

“Jim was awesome and very caring. His love for family and friends was outstanding. I will never forget him, he made quite an impact on me and was very...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: Leo Daniels - Wilmington, NC

“Condolences to the family Peace be with you and may God give you strength for your loss ”
3 of 34 | Posted by: Jenny Smith - Mt Pleasant, SC

“To a great friend that I will dearly miss! Had great times! Awesome role model will truly be missed the most brilliant guy I ever met take care my...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Jim Geridemos - Scherrivlle, IN

“A life too short: I will always remember the fun times we had growing up in NJ, and how special you made me feel when I would visit you and Sally in...Read More »
5 of 34 | Posted by: Joey Perricone - Family

“Sally, I am so sorry to hear that Jim has lost his battle with cancer. I pray for your consolation and peace. ”
6 of 34 | Posted by: Susan VanEpps - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Our family was saddened by the news of Jim's passing. We have many fond memories of the delicious dinners with you all. Bob was reminiscing about the...Read More »
7 of 34 | Posted by: Bob, Susan, Kyle, & Kaitlyn Davis - SC

“My condolences to the family. May God the Hearer of prayer bring your family peace and comfort during this difficult time. Jer 29:11 ”
8 of 34 | Posted by: D S - GA

“Sally and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. He loved his family and working and always making money. I remember our trip to West Virginia...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Cathy standish - Myrtle Beach, SC

“We didn't know Jim all that well but we really enjoyed him whenever we were with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with Sally and the kids. ”
10 of 34 | Posted by: Mary Poehlein - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Dear Sally , Jimmy ,Zack and Savannah,Our entire family was devastated to hear of Jim's passing . We have so many fond memories of our young families...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Amy Spagnuolo - Pawleys Island, SC

“Words cannot describe how close the Irvin family and the Monahan family have been in the last 35 years. We have played together, prayed together,...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Jim Irvin - Myrtle Beach, SC

“There is a human bond that connects us all. It may be like a delicate thread, but in special times it becomes like a line of steel that helps to...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: Joye Irvin - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Jimmy, although I texted you a similar message this one I want to share with others. My thought and prayers are with you and your family. Your Dad...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Rod Ward - Johns Island, SC

“Jimmy I am so sad to hear of your passing. Rest in peace my Godson. I will miss you forever and you will always be in my heart. ”
15 of 34 | Posted by: Joe & Georgie Perricone - Asbury, NJ

“Jimmy, I am so sorry to hear of your passing. . I look back fondly on all the memories I have of you, and I am so very sorry I had not seen you in...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Joseph and Georgianna Perricone - NJ

“Jimmy, I am so sorry to hear of your passing. . I look back fondly on all the memories I have of you, and I am so very sorry I had not seen you in...Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: Josephb Perricone - Asbury, NJ

“Jimmy, I am so sorry to hear of your passing. I will always remember talking with you a few weeks ago, I am so glad I had that opportunity. I look...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Joseph and Georgianna Perricone - NJ

“Sending loving and healing thoughts and prayers to you all. ”
19 of 34 | Posted by: Phil and Karry Chuy - SC - Friend

“Sally, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
20 of 34 | Posted by: Bob Beatty - Hoschton, GA

“Sally, God is smiling now knowing Mike is out of pain and in a beautiful place. I'm sending a healing Angle your way for you and your family. Know...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Craig Gangloff - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Im so sad about Jimmy"s death. I respected and admired him very much. He was one of a kind. I will miss him... ”
22 of 34 | Posted by: Colonel Ancil garvin

“Im so sad about Jimmy"s death. I respected and admired him very much. He was one of a kind. I will miss him... ”
23 of 34 | Posted by: Colonel Ancil garvin

“dear nephew...my heart is filled with sadness and regrets...i am sad you are gone so young..regrets...i have many...i regret i did not see you as a...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: frances Ricciardi - Kempton, PA

“Sally, there are no words adequate for a time like this. My heart hurts for you. Know that I will be praying for you as you care for your family...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Nita Chambers Lyda - Simpsonville, SC

“My sincere condolences to the entire family. Jim was a wonderful caring man who will be missed. God bless you all. May he bring you peace and...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Beth Lo - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Dear Sally, Jimmy, Zach and Savannah,Wim and I were so sorry to hear of your loss today. We have so, so many great memories of so many fun times with...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Jana Smith - Greenville, SC

“Love you .... ”
28 of 34 | Posted by: Jackie Hierholzer - SC

“My heart is breaking tonight hearing that Jim has passed and goes out to his family at this time. Jim was a wonderful friend in highschool and a joy...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Dee Gale Bowen - Greenville, SC

“What a great friend ”
30 of 34 | Posted by: Jay Levy - Greenville, SC

“So sorry to hear this so sad news. Have nothing but fond memories of Jim. Prayers that you will feel the comfort and peace during this time. ”
31 of 34 | Posted by: Jeff Black - Greenville, SC

“Thank you Jim for all you've done for the industry... you touched many of us with your vision, persistence, and perseveranceGold Star Kiosks & SCS ”
32 of 34 | Posted by: Ali Chang - FL - Coworker

“My heart breaks for you Sally and your family. May God give you strenghth during this difficult time. ”
33 of 34 | Posted by: Lori Bauer - Mt pleasant, SC

“I remember bringing Jimmy home from the hospital when he was first born. He was a twin and his mother needed someone to hold the second baby. Later...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: Frances and Carl Wighardt - NJ


James J. Monaghan, Sr., 56, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Sally Newkirk Monaghan passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, January 6, 2017 after a battle with cancer. His Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in the J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 12:00 p.m. The family will host a reception at their home following the service.

Jim was born September 1, 1960 in Irvington, New Jersey, son of the late Alfred Chadwick Monaghan and Rosemarie Perricone Monaghan. He graduated from the University of South Carolina. He was an entrepreneur and real estate broker in charge at First Commercial Real Estate. Jim was dedicated to his business and his family. He enjoyed cooking Italian feasts for everyone and spending quality time with his loved ones.

In addition to his wife and his mother, he is survived by his children, James J. Monaghan II (Natalie), M. Zachary Monaghan, and Savannah E. McLain (Brennen); four grandchildren, James, Julian, Noah, and Layla; three sisters, Lorraine, Debbie, and Frances; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cancer Research Institute, One Exchange Plaza, 55 Broadway, Suite 1802, New York, New York 10006 or at www.cancerresearch.org.