James (Jim) J. Spanfeller Sr. of Edgartown and New York city died on Saturday, August 9, at his residence in Edgartown. He was 83.

He was the husband of Patricia A. (Durkin) Spanfeller and father of James J. Spanfeller Jr.

A graveside service for the burial of his cremains will be held on Friday, August 15, at 3:30 p.m. in the New Westside Cemetery in Edgartown, officiated by the Reverend Michael Nagle with military honors provided by the Veterans of Martha’s Vineyard.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. Visit ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.