MONROE, JAMES J. 83 of Miami, FL passed away peacefully April 5, 2014 Born in Monticello, N.Y. to the Late James N and Ofelia Monroe. Raised in Upstate N.Y. James joined the Army and served proudly in Alaska. He moved to Miami, Florida where he became a Dental Technician eventually owning Dental Precision Lab. James was a dedicated Father, husband, and friend. He enjoyed fishing, sports, and music from Country to Classical. He lived a life filled with love, gratitude, kindness, and compassion. His smile and big heart will be dearly missed by family and friends. Survived by his devoted wife of 54 years, Pura, loving sons James E. (Gina, Brendan (Emmy), and Michael, grandchildren Jennifer, Christina, James D, Meghan and Bryan, great-grandchild Gino.
Published in Miami Herald on May 4, 2014