Costello-Runyon Funeral Home
568 Middlesex Avenue (Route 27)
Metuchen, New Jersey 08840
Phone: 732-548-0149

Costello-Runyon Funeral Home

James Fischer Obituary

James J. Fischer
James J. Fischer

June 7, 1938 - February 19, 2019
Born in Jersey City, NJ
Resided in Iselin, New Jersey


James J. Fischer, 80, of Iselin, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
Born in Jersey City, he resided in Montvale before moving to Iselin 5 years ago.
James was a Navy Veteran.
He was a Sales Engineer for Otis Elevator in Montvale, for 35 years.
He was a parishioner of St. Cecelia Roman Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #3639.
He is predeceased by his brother, Robert Fischer.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Lucretia Fischer; his sons, James J. Fischer and wife Jill of Brick, Joseph J. Fischer and wife Judy of East Brunswick and Jeffrey J. Fischer and wife Paige of Westwood; his sisters, Margaret Tomasko of Sanford, NC, Dolores Heim and husband Thomas of South Plainfield and Margaret Vance of North Arlington; six grandchildren, Katarina, Madina, Isabella, Nicholas, Benjamin and Justin and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, February 22, 2019, from 2-4 and 7-9 at Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave (Rt.27), Metuchen.

The Funeral will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 9:15 am the funeral home, followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Iselin.

Entombment is in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to:
Saint Peter’s Foundation, 254 Easton Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901 ATTN: NICU



568 Middlesex Ave. (RT 27)
Metuchen, NJ US 08840
Friday, February 22, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday, February 22, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Cecelia Catholic Church
45 Wilus Way
Iselin, NJ US 08830
Saturday, February 23, 2019
10:00 AM
Holy Cross
340 Ridge Rd.
North Arlington, NJ US 07031
Saturday, February 23, 2019




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