James Hill, 72, of Monmouth Junction, N.J., passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, after a long and courageous battle with heart disease.
James was born in Hoboken, N.J., to Margaret Hill and Henry Hill on Feb. 1, 1946. He went to high school at Hoboken High School. Through his life, James loved fishing, drag racing, and spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren.
James is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia Hill (nee Byrne); two stepchildren, Sean Smith and Christine Barry (nee Smith) and her husband, Sean Barry, and two grandchildren, Michael and John Barry. He was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret and Henry Hill, and his brother, Richard Hill.
Visitation for James will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 from 4:00 to 9:00 PM at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home on the corner of Seventh and Washington Streets (parking on Seventh Street), Hoboken. His Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 AM on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at St. Francis Catholic Church on Third and Jefferson Street, Hoboken. Private cremation to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research