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James Finney Sr.

November 4, 1955 ~ August 5, 2022 (age 66)

Obituary

James Finney Sr., 66, of Keyport, New Jersey, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, August 5, 2022.  James, fondly known as "Jim", was born on November 4, 1955 in Plainfield, New Jersey and grew up in Dunellen.  In 1979, Jim and his beloved wife, Maryann, were married and began their life together.  In 1985, they settled in Keyport, New Jersey, where they remained to raise their family.  Before his retirement in 2020, Jim worked as a truck driver for South Shore Paving in Parlin for many years.  In his spare time, Jim enjoyed woodworking and boating.  He loved visiting Atlantic City, as well as taking trips to Florida and the Outer Banks of North Carolina whenever possible.  Most of all, Jim was a beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, and friend to many.  He will be deeply missed and never forgotten.

He was predeceased by his parents, Alton and Kathryn (Hague) Finney, and his siblings, Colleen Ruether, Shirley Prince, and Michael Finney.  James is survived by his beloved and devoted wife, Maryann (Pillz) Finney, his loving children, Erin Finney and her husband, Brian Esposito, of Keyport, Kathryn Lacovara and her husband, Pete, of South Amboy, and James Finney Jr. and his wife, Megan, of Keyport, his dear brothers, Thomas Finney of Readington, and John Finney of Dunellen, and his cherished grandchildren, Anthony, Michael, Henry, and Wyatt, along with one grandchild on the way and many treasured nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Monday, August 8, 2022 from 3:00 to 6:30 PM at Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730.  A prayer service will be offered at the funeral home at approximately 5:45 PM.  In respect of Jim's wishes, he will be privately cremated.  In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of Jim to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital would be greatly appreciated.  To donate, please visit, www.stjude.org.  For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 8, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
3269 State Route 35
Hazlet, NJ 07730

Prayer Service
Monday
August 8, 2022

5:45 PM
Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
3269 State Route 35
Hazlet, NJ 07730

Private Cremation

Liberty Grove Memorial Gardens Crematory
Morristown Road
Old Bridge, NJ 08857

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