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James K. Walsh, Jr.

September 13, 2023

James Walsh, Jr. Obituary

James K. Walsh, Jr. (Jim), 66, of Florham Park, passed away peacefully at his home on September 13, 2023 embraced by his  devoted wife and daughter, and surrounded by his friends and family. He is survived by one brother and six sisters, as well as many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.   Jim was predeceased by his parents, and his youngest sister and brother.  

Jim was born and raised in Jersey City and had a reputation of being hardworking and dependable. Early on his body of work was diversified and included the supermarket industry, auto mechanic as well as general construction.  In 1985 he started his own parking lot maintenance company, Walsh Striping, Inc. which still exists today.  Several years later he expanded his portfolio and began investing in real estate.  

Cherished husband of more than 35 years to his sweetheart Phyllis.  And proud and loving father of Ginamarie. Jim enjoyed building and maintaining his koi pond, as well as watching a good crime drama on TV.  He was an accomplished expert lego builder having built sets such as the Taj Mahal, the London Bridge and a Harley Davidson motorcycle. 

Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home, Inc., 210 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park on Sunday from 1:00-4:00 PM.  Funeral on Monday, assembling at the funeral home at 9:00 AM, followed by the funeral mass at Holy Family Church in Florham Park at 10:00 AM.  Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which was Jim’s charity of choice.  Please see donation box below for details…

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
September 17, 2023

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Leonardis Memorial Home
210 Ridgedale Ave
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Funeral Assembly
Monday
September 18, 2023

9:00 AM
Leonardis Memorial Home
210 Ridgedale Ave
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Funeral Mass
Monday
September 18, 2023

10:00 AM
Holy Family Church
1 Lloyd Avenue
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

Entombment
Monday
September 18, 2023

Gate of Heaven Mausoleum
225 Ridgedale Ave
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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