- 52 years old
- Date of birth: Nov 7, 1963
- Date of passing: Jan 6, 2016
|Love and memories last forever...|
James E. “Jim” Dellinger, Jr., 52, of South Harrison Twp., NJ passed away suddenly on January 6, 2016.
Beloved husband of Donna M. (nee Merighi) for 27 years. Devoted father of Jamie M. Dellinger of Philadelphia, PA and Matthew R. Dellinger of South Harrison Twp. Loving son of Kathy J. (Creed) and the late James E. Dellinger, Sr. Jim is also survived by his sister, Karen Gould and step-mother Donna R. Dellinger, both of Elkton, MD.
Jim was the former Kingsway Youth Wrestling President, former President of the S. Harrison Twp. Little League, and was employed with IBEW Local 351 as a Journeyman for 18 years.
Visitation Sun., Jan. 10 from 6-9 pm and Mon. Jan. 11 from 8:30-9:30 am at The Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit Parish Center, 17 Earlington Ave., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062, where Funeral Mass will begin at 10 am. Interment Eglington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jim’s memory to your local youth athletic club would be appreciated.
"My experience with Jim was in my last year of high school and it's sounds as though Jim continued to encourage others to go that extra mile through his entire life, just as he did when I would lag behind during our soccer practices. I was always the shortest guy on the team no matter what sport I played. But "Jimbo" or "Bo" as we called him was always shouting at me with his half grin "come on Bailes! You can do better than that! Just push a little harder! ". In baseball he played every inning like it was the 9th inning of the state championship game. If he could say something to us right now, I'm sure it would be to get out there and do your best. Obstacles are only in your mind! That's what Jim taught me. Love & peace be with you and your family until we meet again."
"He was an amazing friend in school... still the same great smile that lights up a room I see... so sorry for your loss... Heaven has gained a shining light!"
"Dear Donna, Jamie, Matt & family - so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Sending thoughts and prayers and wishing you comfort and strength during this most difficult time. Jim, Teri, Lauren and Lisa Gallagher"
"This is a beautiful Tribute Kathy. Thank you for posting on Facebook.
Love, Cousin Kay Hazelwood"
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