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“May the care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.Jim was truly an...Read More »
1 of 40 | Posted by: Stan Richmond - ALLENDALE, NJ

“Jackie,I can honestly say that I never met anyone who didn't like your husband. For all the wonderful things he accomplished in this life, perhaps...Read More »
2 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry Jackie. ....Sheila Whitr ”
3 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Jackie and family, I was so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. We often swapped opinions and sentiments while practicing our respective sports at the...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Bob Francis C'69 Football and Baseball Capt. - CA

“Very saddened to learn of Jim's passing. A kind and generous gentle spirit that will be missed. ”
5 of 40 | Posted by: Joanne Santanello - Jackson, NJ

“JackiePlease accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of Jimmy.I would regularly ask Kevin and especially Dick about how you and Jimmy were doing...Read More »
6 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“I was devastated to learn of Jimmy's passing. I have only wonderful memories of working at Dean Witter and with/for Jimmy. He was a class act and...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Bob & Maryellen Spina - NY

“Very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I had the pleasure of knowing Jim when I managed the Hoys BB team in his senior year. Through the years whenever...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“We were saddened to learn of the passing of an old friend. Our deepest sympathy to the family. ”
9 of 40 | Posted by: Carol & Gene Glazer

“So sorry for your loss. Mr. Higgins generosity, caring and presence in his family, Bergen County and the lives of all those he touched was...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: Mimi McLaughlin Galanis - MD

“Sorry for your loss, I remember Jim from St. Mary's grammar school.Mike Roithmayr ”
11 of 40 | Posted by: Mike Roithmayr - Seffner, FL

“Dear Mrs. Higgins, I am very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I have very fond memories of spending time pitching quarters with him when my dad...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Jackie...I will always remember those few short months when we lived on W. Saddle River Rd. You and Jim welcomed us right away and helped ease...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: Debbie (Dusoe) Craig - Keene, NH

“Keeping the Higgins family in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your great loss. I will always remember Jim's friendly smile and wave hello...Read More »
14 of 40 | Posted by: Dara Scerbo - Howe St. Beach

“Jackie,the news just reached me that Jim had passed. Such sad news. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. I will always...Read More »
15 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Jackie Gloria and our thoughts are with you and this time. We will never forget the wonderful times with you and Jim with the Hanleys. God Bless .Ed...Read More »
16 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Jackie,my thoughts, prayers and condolence at this difficult time. Jim and I became friends when his family moved from R.I. to Dumont. I will always...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“I was fortunate to meet Jim in 1967 as a freshman at Georgetown. I never heard anyone utter a bad word about him . May he rest in peace. ”
18 of 40 | Posted by: Paul Hennessey - Canton, MA

“Growing up on Stratford Road in Dumont you were always welcome in the Higgins house. when Uncle Frank showed up you knew you were going to get wacked...Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: Patrick Timothy Toolen - NJ

“Dear Jackie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Erin and Mike. May God and the memories of Jim's love for you give you the strength that you...Read More »
20 of 40 | Posted by: Pat and Fran Dubie - NJ

“JackieMy prays are with you and your family during this sad time. Just remember all the good times you had together, he will be always with you. ”
21 of 40 | Posted by: Joyce Bonanno - Bernardsville,, NJ

“Our prayers are with you all at thistime. Jim will be missed. ”
22 of 40 | Posted by: Barbara and Scott Maurer - Wells, ME

“Jackie , I know you have lost your best friend . Jim , always the attentive husband, always the friendly smile while making friends and acquaintances...Read More »
23 of 40 | Posted by: Pam Server - Canton, GA

“Jackie Carol and I offer our condolences to you and your family. You will be in our prayers. Jim was a wonderful classmate and great friend. ”
24 of 40 | Posted by: Steve Finnegan - Milton, MA

“Dear Jackie - Tee and I were so sad to learn of Jim's passing. What a great Hoya friend and 'brilliant' Business School classmate. A smile and wit...Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Michael Wall - Gloucester, MA

“Dear Jackie and family, so sorry to hear about Jimmie. Sending warm regards and prayers. Hope you have all the support and love around you. Sadly,...Read More »
26 of 40 | Posted by: MaryLou Turner - Saint Petersburg, FL

“Jackie, so sorry to hear about Jim. Thoughts are with you and your family. ”
27 of 40 | Posted by: Jane Ridolfi - New york, NY

“Dear Jackie, Rob and I were so sad to hear about Jim. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you. We all miss you here in Winnetka. Much love,...Read More »
28 of 40 | Posted by: Lynn Martin - Winnetka, IL

“I always enjoyed refereeing Pop Warner football at HHK-USR, because I wold always have an opportunity to talk with Jim. May he rest in peace. ”
29 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Deb and me are very sorry for your loss.Jim was there for us thru our time of our hardest struggle.I will never forget Jim and you Jackie. ”
30 of 40 | Posted by: Marty and Debbie Caspare - Hawley, PA

“My family prayers to all of the Higgins Family. Jim refereed one of my CYO games many years ago at Saint Mary's, Dumont. Real great guy, Rest in...Read More »
31 of 40 | Posted by: Michael J ODonnell - Dumont, NJ

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Jackie and Jimmy's entire family. Jimmy was a great friend and helped so many people. He will be missed by all. ”
32 of 40 | Posted by: Kevin Belford GU 1970 - DC

“Jim was a good Hoya. ”
33 of 40 | Posted by: Stephen Stageberg - Eugene, OR

“Jackie, we were so sorry to learn of Jim's passing. Although we haven't seen each other in many, many years, the memories of Saints linger. Our...Read More »
34 of 40 | Posted by: Ed and Peg (Haggerty) Mullins - NJ

“Jim visited our Dean Witter branch in Portland, Oregon back in the 1980's. He was a good leader for Dean Witter/Morgan Stanley. He was very helpful...Read More »
35 of 40 | Posted by: Stuart Munro - Portland, OR

“RIP Jimmy. You will be sorely missed.. Prayers up for you, your family and friends.Joan Sullivan GUNS'70 ”
36 of 40 | Posted by: - FL

“Jackie, so sorry to hear of Jim's passing, Joe and I are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers, we will always remember Jim's...Read More »
37 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“My prayers are with Jackie and their family. He was a great leader, friend, and most importantly devoted to his family. ”
38 of 40 | Posted by: John McNally - Orlando, FL

“So very sorry to hear Jimmy has passed. Our prayers and thoughts are with his entire family. I will always remember his big warming smile and his...Read More »
39 of 40 | Posted by: Stephen Komlo - Leesburg, VA

“There is something I will always remember about Jim: his amazing SMILE.It is so impressive to witness his many corporate and philanthropic...Read More »
40 of 40 | Posted by: Henk La Brie DBP 1964 - ME

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James was born on February 19, 1948 and passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

James was a resident of Palm Beach, Florida at the time of his passing.

He attended high school at Don Bosco Prep, and earned a basketball scholarship to Georgetown University, where he graduated in 1970.

He was the companion of Jacquelyn (ne Zanone.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a viewing at C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home, 306 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ on Sunday, October 16 from 2pm to 7pm. The funeral mass will be held at 10:30am on Monday, October 17 at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Church in Saddle River, NJ. The burial will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.SERVICES
Sunday, October 16, 2016
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

C.C.Van Emburgh
306 E Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
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Monday, October 17, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

St. Gabriel's RC Church
88 East Saddle River Road
Saddle River, New Jersey 07458.

In the spirit of Jim's generosity, in lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to a charity that is close to your heart. Jim will be greatly missed by all his friends and family who will never forget his kindness, generosity and joyful spirit.