James Thomas Lamonda

November 17, 1953 - March 15, 2020
James Thomas Lamonda


James Thomas ” Jim” Lamonda of Wilmington, NC passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020.

He was born November 17, 1953 in Washington D.C. to the late Michael and Mary Lamonda. His younger sister Beth had passed in February weeks before his passing.

He is survived by his loving wife Jeanne Fisher and daughter Laura Fisher as well as his siblings Mary Lou, Denise, Charlie and Michael. Jim had many nieces and nephews who will miss him greatly.

Jim was an accomplished executive chef as well as a retired business owner. He was an excellent culinary instructor at CFCC for many years and adored cooking for others. Jim always enjoyed life to the fullest and shared laughter and stories with all.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Please contact his daughter Laura for more details.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice and please, be kind to one another.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.


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  • March 17, 2020
    jackie blake says:
    I am so sorry to read of James' passing. Fond memories of him at the auction house. Always a conversationalist and funny. He will be missed

  • March 17, 2020
    Tom Wunder says:
    So sorry to hear this. Jim was a character for sure. I will miss his stories and conversation. Wednesday mornings will not be the same without him.

  • March 17, 2020
    Penelope A Jones says:
    So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with all.

  • March 18, 2020
    John D Fisher says:
    He was. Good man. I will miss him. So sorry.

  • March 19, 2020
    Duane Ingram says:
    Very sorry to hear of Jim's passing and families loss. Jim was indeed a character we all will remember.