James Patrick Frotten, 56, husband of Lisa Plourde Frotten, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at his home in Sumter.

Born Feb. 24, 1961, in Hiram, Maine, he was a son of the late William Frotten and Florence Langen Frotten. He lived in Connecticut for a number of years. He had an infectious smile and was always willing to help anyone in need. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife of Sumter; his furry children, Remington, Riley, Ginger and Angel; siblings, John Frotten (Joyce), Sandy Hebert, and Michael Frotten (B.J.); and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Debbie Sirois (Cam), Maureen Plourde, Doreen Slosser (Ron), Elizabeth Bourgoin (Phil) and Tina Balbander (Roger).

He was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Norma Thierlt.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.