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Costello-Runyon Funeral Home

James Schumacher Obituary

James A. Schumacher
James A. Schumacher

November 5, 1965 - April 13, 2017
Born in Brooklyn, NY
Resided in Lanoka Harbor, NJ


James A. Schumacher, 51, of Lanoka Harbor passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin.

James was born in Brooklyn, NY and grew up in Iselin, NJ, where he went to St. Cecelia's School and Bishop Ahr / St. Thomas Aquinas High School. He later moved to Lanoka Harbor and has worked for Rutgers University as a Research Technician for 25+ years. James was an avid fisher and a devoted New York Jets season-ticket holder.

He is predeceased by his father, Adam M. Schumacher (2004).

He is survived by his mother, Bernice (McAtee); his sister, Joyce & his beloved brother-in-law Michael of Forked River; his niece Samantha; 2 step-nieces, Wanita and Michelle, and a step-nephew Michael Jr.

The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 9:30am from the Costello Runyon Funeral Home, 1225 Green Street & Cooper Ave, Iselin, followed by 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Cecelia's RC Church, Iselin. The interment will follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.

Visitation will be on Monday from 4-8 pm.

In Lieu of flowers, please donate to the National Kidney Foundation at or the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at





1225 Green St. & Cooper Ave.
Iselin, NJ US 08830
Monday, April 17, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Cecelia Church
45 Wilus Way
Iselin, NJ US 08830
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
10:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
Inman Ave.
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Tuesday, April 18, 2017




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Iselin, New Jersey 08830
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