DEXTER - James "Jim" Laferriere, 74, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, January 9, 2018. He was born August 14, 1943 in Eagle Lake, a son of Leon and Eva (Paradis) Laferriere.\n\nHe was a graduate of Dexter High School and was a communicant of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Dexter. He proudly owned and operated Jim's Exxon station in the town of Dexter during the 1970's where many friendships and fond memories were made. He later worked for the Dexter Shoe Co. for several years as a tractor trailer driver until he retired. Jim was also a former member of the Dexter JayCees. He loved music and especially enjoyed playing his guitar at family gatherings. \n\nHe is survived by his wife and best friend of 54 years, Betty (Dube) Laferriere, daughter Annette Dellaire and partner Joseph Molinari of Litchfield, NH, son Robert Laferriere and his wife Patty (Strafford) Laferriere of Gotham, ME, his grandchildren Ashley (Dellaire) Breen and her husband Stephen Breen of Londonderry, NH, Justin Dellaire and his wife Mallory (Curran) Dellaire of Merrimack, NH. He loved his family more than anything, they were his world. Dad (Buppa) "We love you more."\n\nA Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 1 P.M. Wednesday, January 17th, at St. Anne's Church, Free Street, Dexter. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 51 U. S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074.