James J. Davey
James J Davey AGE: 97 • Brick Brick: James J. Davey, age 97, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his home in Brick. Born and raised in Newark, NJ to the late Thomas and Mary Davey, James has resided in Brick since 1972. James served in the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. Davey worked as a Newark, NJ Police Officer for 25 years, retiring in 1975. He was a member of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System of New Jersey. He was a communicant of St. Martha's RC Church in Pt. Pleasant Boro. James was an avid New York Yankees fan. He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Doris in 2013; his daughter in law, Roberta Davey and his granddaughter, Kaitlyn Davey. Surviving are his sons; Thomas and Robert Davey both of Brick, John Davey of Andover, and his daughter, Eileen Kuchar of Metuchen; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and his beloved cat, Tara. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Rd., Brick. A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Thursday, October 20th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Martha's RC Church, Pt. Pleasant. Interment will follow at St. Anne's Cemetery, Wall. To send condolences or to send flowers please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com .
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