James J. Kover
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AGE: 60 • Edison
James J. Kover, 60, of Edison died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born to the late Elizabeth and James Kover, Jim grew up in Metuchen and graduated from St. Joseph's High School. He attended the University of Scranton where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree. Jim had worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 39 year ,starting his career with R.P. Scherer and then worked for the past 30 years at Gyma Laboratories based in Westbury, NY as Executive Vice President. He was a member of DCAT(Drug Chemical and Allied Trade Association). He was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral, Metuchen. Surviving are his wife Suzanne, brother Vincent F. and wife Kimberly of Pine Beach. a nephew/godson Vincent; in laws Richard and Eileen Capparelli, brother-in-law, Richard Capparelli and wife Tanya. Services will be held Monday June 30, 2014 at 9:45 AM at Costello-Runyon Funeral Home 568 Middlesex Ave. (RT 27) Metuchen, followed by a 10:15 AM Funeral Mass at St.Francis Cathedral, interment is at Resurrection Burial Park, Piscataway. Visitation is Sunday 2-5 PM. Donations in James Kover's memory can be made to "Trustees of Columbia University"
indicate "In Memory of James Kover/Dr. Iwamoto's Brain Tumor Research" Columbia University Medical Center Office of Development, ATTN: Matt Reals, 100 Haven Avenue, Suite 29 D, New York, NY 10032.
Costello-Runyon Funeral Home
568 Middlesex Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Published in Home News Tribune on June 28, 2014