James Nicholas Taskalos Sr.
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Vero Beach, FL
James Nicholas Taskalos, Sr., passed away on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. He was born Oct. 28, 1945 in Hoboken, NJ, son of the late Nicholas and Dorothy (Hatton) Taskalos. James was employed with the General Foods Corporation in Hoboken, NJ and Philip Morris/Altria Corporation in NY, NY. Upon his retirement in March 2008, after 40 years of employment in the tax department, he relocated from Yorktown Heights, NY to Vero Beach, FL.
He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Marilyn F. (Muller) Taskalos of Vero Beach, FL. He leaves behind four sons, James N. Taskalos, Jr. and his wife Joan of Montvale, NJ, David J. Taskalos and his wife Kimberly of Allentown, PA, Bryan W. Taskalos of Scranton, PA, and Daniel T. Taskalos of San Diego,CA; three grandchildren, Nicholas J. Taskalos of Montvale, NJ, Emily M. Taskalos and Andrew J. Taskalos of Allentown, PA.
Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Ave., Norwalk, CT. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 in Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston, CT. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial gifts be made to Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).
Collins Funeral Home
92 East Avenue Norwalk, CT 06851
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 6, 2014