James Fraser

May 1, 2014

Fraser, James Obituary

James Fraser passed away peacefully at home on May 1, 2014. He was 93. Born in West Hartleypool, England he lived most of his life in Kearny.

Visiting will be on Sunday from 1 until 5 p.m. at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Service Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Arlington Cemetery.

Jim served in The U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and bravely faught on Iwo Jima during his time in the South Pacific. He founded and owned Arlington Scale Company in Kearny. He was a member of The Benstead Senior Center and loved to golf and play tennis. One of his favorite days out was his trips to Atlantic City with his brother Tom. He was a very loving family man.

Devoted husband of Eleanor (nee Lardier), he was the cherished father of Michele Syme (George), Patricia McMahon (William) and Nanette Wagner (Donald). Brother of Louise Eckert and the late Robert, William, Thomas, Albert and Herbert Fraser, Frances Bjorkner and Sally Lygate. He was also predeceased by his cousin Herbert Glendenning. Also surviving are his loving grandchildren: Heather, Bethany, Robert, Devin, Hayley and Michele; along with his great grandchildren: Emily, Katherine and Quincy.

In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to The Kearny Emergency Squad or The American Heart Association.




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May 4, 2014
1 - 5 p.m.

Visiting Hours
Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home

596 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032
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May 5, 2014
11 a.m.

Funeral Service
Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home

596 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032
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May 5, 2014

Burial
Arlington Cemetery

748 Schuyler Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032
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