In Memoriam


James J. Stipo
Sunday, November 4, 2007

STIPO James J., 87 of Brigantine, NJ, formerly of Bogota, NJ died Sunday, November 4, 2007. Before retiring in 1986 he was a construction inspector for the Port of Authority of NY & NJ, Newark for 18 years.  Prior to that he owned and operated Premium Floors, Bogota for 13 years.

He was an Army veteran of WW II having served in the Aleutian campaign and retiring from the Army Reserve as a Lt. Colonel. He was a member of the VFW, former member of the Lions Club, former parishioner of St. Joseph's RC Church and was a former councilman, all in Bogota. He was a 4th Degree Knight and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Ridgefield Park and also belonged to the Brigantine Elks.

Beloved husband of Helen. Devoted father of Diana, Eugene, Julianne Kooistra and her husband Kevin, John and his wife Lisa, Mary Pizza and her husband Frank, Helen Rehm and her husband John. Loving grandfather of Kaela, Sarah, Christopher, Mychal, Katie, Lauren, Alex, Isabella and Jonathan.

Funeral from the Petrik Funeral Home, 140 Palisade Avenue, Bogota Saturday morning at 9:30. Mass at St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Bogota at 10:30. Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.

Visiting Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Memorial contributions to St. Judes Children's Hospital, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN or the South Jersey Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 1084, Brigantine, NJ would be appreciated.

Published in The Record and Herald News on 11/7/2007.


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