James B. Durkin
Date of Passing:
Durkin, James B., 59, formerly of Barrington, died unexpectedly on Friday January 27, 2023 in Studio City, CA.
Born in Schenectady, NY, a son of William T. Durkin of Barrington and the late Anne M. (Deakin) Durkin, he lived in Barrington and Studio City, CA.
Mr. Durkin was Vice-President of Sales for Smart Post Sound in Burbank, CA and was also an owner of the DMG Durkin Management Group. He was funny, smart and loved music and appreciated talented performers.
James was a graduate of Barrington High School Class of 1981 and Berklee College of Music, Boston, Class of 1985. He moved to Los Angeles after graduation to work in the Entertainment Industry and he was very dedicated to his work.
Besides his father, he is survived by his brothers and sister, William T. Durkin Jr. MD and his wife Patricia of Escondido, CA, George D. Durkin and his wife Sheryl of Las Vegas, NV, Marita Durkin Gray, Esq. and her husband Wayne of Swansea, MA, Thomas J. Durkin and his wife Celia of Swansea, MA and Brian J. Durkin and his wife Kimberly of Barrington and his nieces and nephews, Andrew Durkin, Patrick Durkin, Lauren Durkin, Madeline Durkin, Caileigh Durkin, Bennett Durkin and Charles Durkin.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Angels Church, Maple Avenue, Barrington on Friday June 16, 2023 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Forest Chapel Cemetery, Nayatt Road, Barrington.