Gloucester, MA — Timothy J. Blakeley, 53, husband of Eileen Kelley Blakeley, of Gloucester, passed away on Thursday morning, February 28, 2013, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.
Born in Malden on April 16, 1959, he was the son of the late Charles and Anne (Connelley) Blakeley.
Tim grew up in Concord and was a graduate of Concord Carlisle High School with the Class of 1977. He then had served for 4 years in the U. S. Navy where he learned to work on computers.
For many years, Tim had worked as a computer technician for several IT companies on Route 128. Approximately five years ago, he began his own business, Gloucester Bytes – repairing home computers and helping small businesses around Cape Ann. Tim loved his work and often helped local residents for little or no charge.
Tim was also a member of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to his wife Eileen, he is survived by two sisters, Shannon Blakeley, Patricia Blakeley; nephew Jack Horgan; nieces Addy Blakeley, Lilly Muniz, all of Gloucester; his beloved dog Bella; many cousins and a large circle of friends in Gloucester.
ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial mass will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Manchester-by-the-Sea, on Saturday, March 9th at 10:00 a.m. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to Gloucester Maritime, 23 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930 or gloucestermaritime.org; or to the Gloucester Fund Inc., 45 Middle Street, Gloucester.
Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester. For online condolences, please visit greelyfuneralhome.com.