HARDWICK – James Melodini, 73, of Cabot passed away on January 20, in Hardwick. James was born on January 4, 1950, in Harrisburg, Pa., to Americo and Jean Melodini. He graduated from Windham College in Putney. James is survived by three siblings and three nieces. A memorial service will be privately held in Pennsylvania. The family wishes to gratefully acknowledge the care and comfort extended to James and his family by local friends including Sue Holmes of Hardwick. Arrangements are with des Groseilliers Funeral Home. Online condolences and memories may be shared at dgfunerals.com.