James P. Reddy, age 34 of Hamburg, passed away on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019.
Born in Hackensack to James J. and Pamela (Ebeling) Reddy, James grew up in Kinnelon and lived in Highland Lakes, before settling in Hamburg with his wife a few years ago.
A self-employed carpenter and general contractor, James was known for his work ethic. He loved his family and always found energy to play with his children, Natalie and Thomas, and help his wife, regardless of how long his day may have been. He had a good sense of humor, managing to bring a smile to those he met. James fully enjoyed life, and what time he had was for his friends and family.
Predeceased by his grandparents, James J. Reddy, George and Muriel Ebeling, Dolores C. Andrews and Charles Mitchell, James is survived by his loving wife, Celeste (McEwan) Reddy; children Natalie Colette and Thomas William Reddy; mother Pamela Mitchell and her husband John of Kinnelon; father James J. Reddy and wife Kathleen Reddy of Long Valley; sister Sarah Ann Reddy of Cave Junction, OR; stepsiblings Ian Mitchell of East Rockaway, NY, Brendan Mitchell of Queens, NY, John R. Raymond of Landing, Courtney N. Raymond of Hackettstown, and Dana M. Raymond of Long Valley. He is also survived by his grandparents Catherine C. Reddy of Rio Rancho, NM and Margaret Mitchell of Long Island, as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visitation for James will be held on Sunday, July 28th, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Ferguson—Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94 (One Vanderhoof Court for GPS), Vernon, NJ 07462. The funeral service will be on Monday, July 29th, 10 AM at the funeral home. Burial in the Glenwood Cemetery will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Natalie and Thomas’ education.