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James Richard Van Hise, Sr.

November 23, 1953 - March 19, 2020

James Richard Van Hise, Sr, 66, of Hamilton, NJ passed away on March 19, 2020.

James was born November 23, 1953, in Trenton where he lived most of his life. He attended Trenton High School. After High School James enlisted in the United States Army. He worked as a Security Guard, assigned at the New Jersey State Police Technology Center in Hamilton, under the Office of State Governmental Security. He was very well liked and respected by both the enlisted members and civilian staff assigned at this location.

In his spare time what James enjoyed and valued most in life was the time he spent with his family and friends. He loved to make his family smile by joking with them, James would be the first person on the floor to play with his grandchildren. James was loved by many but not as much as he loved them.

He is survived by his mother, Carolyn Stout; three sisters, Denise Savage, Michele (John) Fleager, Elaine (Joe) Caruso; Partner Silvana Bucciero. James leaves behind 2 children; James Van Hise II (Nikki) of Cleveland, OH and Samantha Kraemer (Matt) of Hamilton, NJ. James was most proud of his 4 grandchildren; Lily, Alexis, Joseph, and Benjamin along with his many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his Father, Richard Van Hise.

In lieu of flowers the family ask for donations to be made to the American Heart Association on behalf of James

A celebration of life will be held at a later time.


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