FISCHER, James J., 89, of Jersey City; formerly of Brooklyn, NY; passed away peacefully on Monday, April 25, 2022 surrounded by his caring family. In his earlier years, James worked as a food salesman for the June Dairy Company, Jersey City. He then worked as a toll collector for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority for many years before retiring in 2013. He took great pride in his work, and was a devoted parishioner of St. Anne's Church.
James was the beloved husband to the late, Anna Chiara; treasured father of Vincent Chiara; devoted son to the late, John and Gertrude; cherished brother to the late, John, Robert, Kenneth, and Edmund; adored uncle to Valerie Umerovska, Robert, Richard, William and Ronald Fischer; brother-in-law to Daniel Chiara and his wife, Joyce; and by many loving family members and friends.
Visitation is Friday, April 29, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at RIOTTO FUNERAL HOME, 3205 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City. (For GPS navigation, it is best to use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg Street). Funeral is Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 9:30 AM at the funeral home. Funeral Mass is 10:30 AM at St. Anne's Church, 3545 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City. Entombment will follow at Holy Name Mausoleum, 823 West Side Ave., Jersey City.
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