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James S. Albany Jr James S. Albany, Jr, of Seaville, NJ went to receive his eternal reward on November 28th, 2013 in Crest Haven Nursing Home in Cape May Court House, N.J. He was born October 28, 1921 in Chester, Pa. He was affectionately known as "Poppy" at Miracles Fitness Health clubs. He volunteered in all locations, Rio Grande, Seaville and Smithville telling everyone what to do and how to do it. He lived his 92 years with vim and true vigor. Poppy lived life His way and truly was a blessing to all who truly knew him. He was an amazing, and very loving man. He represented God's love in a human man. In his real life James was the Owner of Rodgers and Albany Warehouse & Story's Express Trucking company in Chester, Pa( 4th & Melrose). He was a Veteran in the Navy during World War II. He lived in Wallingford, Pa for 20yrs before retiring to Apollo Beach Florida, St. Augustine, Florida and finally Seaville, N.J. He will be missed by his children: James S. Albany, III from Colorado (Brooke, grandson Eric), Jana Albany from Colorado, her sons Robert & John. He had a son Eric who pre-deceased him in 1960 and his beloved wife, Mildred (Kim) who pre-deceased him in 1994. He has a sister Sally Copeland and husband Copie and a large extended family in Florida. Poppy also had a whole adoptive family here in New Jersey, Dottie Drake, husband Tony Geinnotta, all adoptive grandkids, Nick Elisano and Kim with Ava and Mia, Kristy Elisano and Dan Hanover and Harper, Tony Geinnotta and Dawn and Vinnie, Kassidy, Halana and Ryan, entire Mc Monigle and Malmgren families. The entire Miracles fitness staff and members all loved him, too. His final resting place will be in family plot in Lawncroft, Linwood, Pa. We will be having a Memorial Service in the Spring to celebrate Poppy's wonderful, long and very eventful life. We Thank Almighty God for allowing him to be a part of all of our lives. Any contributions can be made to the American Cancer fund in his honor. For condolences, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Daily Times on Dec. 8, 2013
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