James “Jimmy D.” D’Entremont Jr., 59, a PHCP industry veteran in the New England market, passed away suddenly Feb. 16, Supply House Times has learned. He worked for AKR Associates, a manufacturers rep firm based in Newington, CT, for the past seven years.  Prior to that he spent 20 years at Eljer and several years before that worked for Riverside Pipe and Supply Co., Medford, MA (now operating as The Portland Group – Medford). His co-workers described him as a gentleman with a big heart and a great sense of humor, and an avid Boston sports fan. He is survived by his two children. Donations can be made to the D’Entremont Family Fund, c/o Melrose Cooperative Bank, 638 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176.