James K. Nolan, 73, of Bellingham, MA, passed away Sunday March 25, 2018 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Born in Haverhill Massachusetts, he was a son of the late Herbert and Margaret (Stoddard) Nolan. Mr. Nolan was a graduate of Providence College. He was a Marine Technician for Warren River Boat Works before retiring. He was the loving father of Sandra Nolan, James Nolan, Frank Nolan, Patrick Foley and Victor Foley all of East Providence and a loving grandfather to eleven grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Janice and Joseph Nolan. Calling hours will be held from 5-7 on Friday March 30, 2018 in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. His funeral and burial will be private.