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 www.kidney.org or the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.