July 12, 2021

James J Crupi

Roxbury Township, Mr. James J. Crupi, 88, died on April 5, 2020, at the Morristown Medical Center. He was born in Wilmington, Delaware and grew up in East Harlem, NY. He served in the U S Marine Corps during the Korean War and was a member of the Marine Corps League.  James married Josephine Ann Schillizzi in 1959. They lived in Queens, NY and Jersey City, NJ before moving to Succasunna in 1970. He worked as a lithographer for the Continental Can Company in Paterson for many years. He was a member of St. Therese R C Church and their Knights of Columbus. He was probably best known for his dedication and help at the Roxbury Recreation Department for more than 20 years.

He was predeceased by his wife Josephine, of 47 years, in 2006. He is survived by his 2 daughters: Teresa Michele (and Mark)Miller of Frenchtown, NJ, and Linda Marie (and Peter)  Keane of Ledgewood, NJ. He also leaves his 5 grandchildren: Caroline and Matthew Miller, and Bailey, Kevin, and Steven Kean

Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com). The burial was at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester. His Memorial Service will be held (at a later date) at 10 am, at St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna on July 24th, 2021. A graveside service with military honors will follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester.




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