Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Silvio and Isabel (Dufault) DiProfio. He was educated in Westborough schools and was a graduate of Westborough High School. He also attended and graduated from University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Jim was employed as a certified public accountant for Bay State Abrasives for many years prior to his retirement.
He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church and was a talented musician, making a recording with the Cedar Swamp Seven. He also volunteered for many years at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester.
Jim is survived by his former wife, Leone (Cochrane) DiProfio of Northborough; two daughters, Lynn M. LeClaire and her husband Steve of Ormond Beach, Fla. and Lori I. St. Laurent of Westborough; one brother, Gerald DiProfio of Limestone, Maine; five grandchildren, Jessica Mancuso, Jennifer Mancuso and her husband James Hughes, Daniel Mancuso and his wife Hanna, Ryan Sweeney, and Shauna Sweeney; two great-grandchildren, Mila and Sienna Mancuso; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Leonard DiProfio.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Feb. 5, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke’s Cemetery. Calling hours at the David A. Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Thursday, Feb. 4, from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Luke the Evangelist Church Memorial Fund, 70 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.