James J. Camburn

James J. Camburn

AGE: 66 • Stratford

James J. Camburn, age 66, of Stratford, NJ passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Kennedy Memorial Hospital Stratford, NJ. Jim began his teaching career at Paul VI High School after graduating from Villanova University. He then went onto be Director of Student Personnel and Services at Buena Regional High School until his retirement in 2010. Jim was a member of the New Jersey School Boards Association where has served on Sterling High School's Board of Ed and was currently a member of Stratford School Districts Board of Ed. He was very involved in NJSIAA as an executive committee member and NJTFOA as a track official where he was named Official of the Year at both the association and state level. Jim was currently mentoring new administrators and enjoyed spending time out on the track and with his family and grandchildren.

Beloved husband of Kathleen D. (Salvaggio) Camburn. Devoted Father of Michele (James) Newhouse, Kathleen (Brian) Worthington, Julia (Keith) Haughwout and Daniel Camburn. Loving Grandfather of Kathleen, Cassie, Ashlee, Brian Jr., Sophie and Andrew. Brother of Robert (Dianne) Camburn and Nina (Terrance) Brown.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing and visitation with the family Sunday evening from 6:00-9:00pm. at Eugene J. Zale Funeral Home, Inc. 712 No. White Horse Pike Stratford, NJ and Monday morning from 9:30-10:30am from Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish - Saint Luke Church, 55 Warwick Road, Stratford, NJ. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Saint Luke Church, Stratford, NJ, at 10:30am on Monday. Burial will be private with the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the James J. Camburn Memorial Scholarship c/o sterling High School, Sol S. Warwick Road, Somerdale, NJ 08083.

Published in Courier-Post on Sept. 23, 2011