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James "Jimmy" Sibilia

AGE: 72 • Raritan

James "Jimmy" Sibilia, 72, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Born in Raritan, he resided there all of his life.

Mr. Sibilia retired in 1990 from the Raritan Borough Police Department, after 25 years of service, as a Sergeant and was a member of P.B.A. #82. Jimmy also served Raritan Boro as Councilman for over six years.

Jimmy was an avid Yankees fan who enjoyed trout fishing, deer hunting, trapping and growing his own vegetables. He enjoyed cooking for everyone; he especially like making meatballs and sausage. Jimmy enjoyed taking trips to various casinos with his wife. He also enjoyed the time spent with family, especially his grandchildren, who were his life.

He was preceded in death by his loving parents, Rocco and Mary Golis Sibilia; his sister, Julie Williams; and his brother, Angelo Sibilia.

Surviving are his beloved wife of 47 years, Mary S. Johnson Sibilia; his four cherished sons, James (Grace) of Bayonne, Matthew (Cynthia) of Lake Hiawatha, Andrew (Heather) of Raritan and Peter (Tracy) of Branchburg; his six grandchildren, Samantha, Riley, Sydney, Abigail, Mackenzie, and Hunter; his dear brothers, Nicholas (Jean) Sibilia of Maine and Peter Sibilia of Raritan; his dear sisters, Loretta Steinkopf of Bernardsville, Agnes Snook of Bridgewater, and Elizabeth (Maurice) Frederick of California; and several nieces and nephews.

A prayer services will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Branchburg Funeral Home, 910 US Highway 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876 (908) 526-7638. Entombment will follow at St. Bernard Mausoleum, Route 28, Bridgewater. Viewing hours will be Friday, March 28, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jimmy's memory to the Somerville Rescue Squad, 21 Park Ave., Somerville, NJ 08876.


Published in Courier News on Mar. 27, 2014
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