James W. Fisher, 74, of Metuchen died on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at JFK Medical Center in Edison.
Born in Ashland Butler Township PA, he has resided in Metuchen for 37 years.
He was retired from the US Marine Corp, he was a member of the Fugel Humer American Legion Post 65 in Metuchen and the John Basilone Detachment 190 Marine Corp League. He was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral in Metuchen. Jim was a member of the St. Francis Council of the Knights of Columbus and a Fourth Degree member of the Holy Innocents Council in Edison.
He had also been employed by the Home Depot in Edison.
He was predeceased by two brothers Thomas and Gerard.
He is survived by his wife Virginia; a brother Edward; five sisters Marie Wynn, Catherine Novy, Bernadette Fisher, Eileen Ducy and Mary Boxter. he is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Services will take place on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 9:45 AM from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, followed by a 10:15 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral; interment will follow at Brig General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightston. Visitation is Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9.