Baldassare, James M. passed peacefully on July 6th, 2011 at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital with his family by his side. He will always be remembered by his loving companion Anna. Loving father to Bobie Thibert and Louise MacTavish. Grandfather to Jim Baldassare Thibert (Heidi), Krystle MacTavish and his great grandson James Mitchel Thibert. He will be missed by many cousins in Montreal and many other family and friends. Predeceased by his brother Bruno. James retired as billing manager of the Windsor Utilities Commission after 44 years of service for the City of Windsor where he was a team player, better known as Hydro Jim. Jim will not be forgotten by his friends at Bowlero Bowl. A private family service will take place at Walter D. Kelly Funeral Home (1969 Wyandotte St. East, Windsor 519-252-5711). If you so desire, donations to the Windsor-Essex Cancer Centre would be appreciated.