James A. Kane Sr.Read More
AGE: 97 • Brick
James A. Kane Sr., age 97, of Brick, died Dec. 16 at Laurelton Village Care Center, Brick. Born in South Plainfield, he lived there most of his life until moving to Brick in 1985. He was the owner/operator of Kane's Liquors in South Plainfield for many years until retiring. James was a very active member of the South Plainfield community. He was a Volunteer Fireman, sat on the Board of Education, was the Past president of Rotary International and Past Exalted Ruler of the Elks. He was also a member of the Navy League of the United States, Watchung Chapter, the Knights of Columbus, VFW and American Legion. James proudly served in the US Army as a First Serge ant during World War II, participating in battles in Normandy and Belgium. His valiant service earned him the Bronze Star. He continued his devotion to his country as a member of the 102nd Cavalry Regiment Association, Essex Troop.
He was predeceased by his loving wife, Virginia Kane; his sisters, Mary, Barbara, Kathleen and Jeanette and his brothers, John and Francis. James is survived by his son, James A. Kane Jr. of Somers Point; his daughter, Dayle Maloney and her husband, Ronald of Point Pleasant; 4 grandchildren, James A. Kane III, Brian Kane, James P. Maloney and Kelly Travers and two great grandchildren, Jessica and Dylan Kane. He is also survived by two sisters, Sister Jane Kane and Rita Claire Kane.
Visitation will be Thursday, 2-4 & 7-9pm at Weatherhead Young Funeral Home, 885 Mantoloking Rd., Brick. A funeral service will be offered Fri. 9:30am at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the NJ Veteran's Cemetery, Arneytown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in James' name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.