- May 5, 1938 - December 26, 2009
- Hawthorne, New Jersey
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Born in Trenton, NJ, Mr. Pisacane lived in Hawthorne before moving to Fair Lawn for many years and returned to Hawthorne in 2005. He was a proud graduate of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ and served his country in the United States Marine Corp. Mr. Pisacane was a parishioner of St. Anthony's RC Church, Hawthorne. Jim coached football at St. Cecelia High School, Englewood, William Paterson University, Wayne, Pascack Valley High School, Hillsdale, Don Bosco Prep, Ramsey and Hawthorne High School, Hawthorne. Additionally, he was a wrestling coach at Hawthorne High School and Don Bosco Prep where he was also Dean of Students. Jim was a Golden Glove boxer and fought several professional fights at Madison Square Garden. Mr. Pisacane was a great motivator of young people and was one of the founders of the Hawthorne Cubs Football Association. Jim was the beloved husband of the late Carol Ann (nee: Crua) Pisacane (2001), loving father of James Pisacane and his wife Michele of Fair Lawn, Michaelyn Pisacane of Park Ridge, the late Marcelline White (1997) and the late Lori Ann Wheeler (2001), dear brother of Anthony Pisacane and his wife Irene of Spring Pine, NC and Joann Pisacane of Spring Pine, NC, dearest grandfather of Nicole Lynn, Kevin James, Toni Lynn and Jamie Lynn.