In memory of
James V. Tamasi CRANBURY On Feb. 13, 2017, our beloved Jim passed away peacefully at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 78. Born in Princeton, NJ, on Dec. 7, 1938, Jim was raised there and had resided in Cranbury, NJ, for more than 30 years. He attended Princeton High School and later served in a reservist unit of the National Guard at Camp Drum, NY. In 1968 he founded Tamasi Plumbing and Heating. Fifty years later, the company continues to serve the greater Princeton area under his son Greg's leadership. An avid outdoorsman and nature-lover, Jim enjoyed gardening, golf, hunting, and fishing. He was a member of the Rossmoor Golf Club, the Princeton Italian American Club, Ducks Unlimited and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Forman; son and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Laura Tamasi, and grandchildren, Matthew and Rachel, all of South Brunswick, NJ; son, Timothy Tamasi of St. Petersburg, FL; and step-daughter and son-in-law, Emily and Keith Bitzel of Cranbury, NJ. He is also survived by sisters, Ida Ferrara, Carol Harris, and Helen Olson; and brother and sister-in-law, Anthony and Ruth Tamasi. A memorial visitation will be held between 12 noon and 2 p.m., followed directly by a memorial service at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton, NJ, 08542. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Wounded Warrior or the charity of your choice. Mather-Hodge Funeral Home 40 Vandeventer Avenue Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 924-0242
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