89, a lifelong resident of Bayonne, passed away at his residence on December 14, 2015. James served his country proudly during the Korean War in the US Army. James co-owned and operated J&G Auto Service in Bayonne with his brother-in-law Eugene for many years before retiring and was a member of the First Street Bocce League. Surviving James are his sister Diane Mantler and her husband Eugene, his niece Donna Mantler Polacek and a host of friends. Funeral arrangements by MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.

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