BREAKING NEWS: State Rep. Jim Miceli Has Passed Away (UPDATED)

WILMINGTON, MA — State Rep. Jim Miceli passed away shortly after 11am at Winchester Hospital, after collapsing during this morning’s Wilmington Little League Opening Day Ceremony at Rotary Park.

According to eye-witness reports, Miceli was immediately attended to by first responders, who gave him CPR for approximately 10-15 minutes.

According to the scanner reports, Miceli was in full cardiac arrest, unconscious and not breathing. He was transported via ambulance with a medic and 3 firefighters.

Miceli, 83, has represented Wilmington in the State House since 1977.

The news was confirmed with Wilmington Fire Chief Joseph McMahon.

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14 thoughts

  1. So sorry. He did a lot for the residences of Wilmington. He will be missed. Rest In Peace, Jim. Condolences to the Miceli family

  2. Such a great man. He always responded to the care of all he represented with pride and joy. RIP Jim Miceli !!!

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with Jim’s family and friends during this very sad and difficult time.. rest easy Jim you will be missed by the community and everyone who had a chance to know you

  4. So sorry to hear about the passing of Jim Miceli. Jim was a very warm and kind gentleman who represented Wilmington and Tewksbury with such pride. He will be missed.

  5. On behalf of the Tewksbury VFW we express our sincere condolences to the family of Rep. Jim Miceli. He was an advocate for all veterans and will be surely missed. RIP Jim.

  6. So sad to hear of Mr Miceli’s passing he was a wonderful caring man who was a loyal and steadfast representative of the people. RIP Our condolences to his family.

  7. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Jim Miceli. I met him when I moved to Billerica MA in 1988 through my sister. And we remained in touch through the 14yrs my husband Bill and I lived in Tewksbury. My condolences to his family he was a well loved man who had a big heart.

  8. I will always remember his mentoring on how to be honest with the townspeople’s on any situation that came up He was truly one of kind our prayers and thoughts are with his family Paul Cardello

  9. A man who had a big heart of gold! Representative Jim Miceli will truly be missed by all that knew him. Jim always had a kind word for all that crossed his path, and always helped out anyone that needed it. Prayers and condolences to the entire “Miceli Family”! He is in my family’s heart. No one can ever fill his shoes. RIP Jim Miceli.

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