James A. Carter, 86, died Dec. 23, 2018. He was educated at Camden Catholic Schools by the good Sisters of Mercy and graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science in physics. After graduation he served in the Air Force in Nebraska and Morocco. He furthered his education by earning an MBS from NJIT and an MBA from Indiana University. James was employed at U.S. Army CECOM at Fort Monmouth and achieved senior engineering and management positions.
Jim was a parishioner of the Church of the Nativity, a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. He volunteered many hours with local charities. He had a wonderful sense of humor, was always positive, kind and very generous. Jim loved to travel, play cards, read and Villanova basketball teams.
He is survived by his wife Maureen; sister Agnes Phares; sisters-in-law Peg Lelivelt and Susan Delaney; many nieces and nephews; daughter-in-law Bridget Giblin; two sons, James and Matthew (Cheryl); and four grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife Mary and son Mark. His wonderful caregivers were Jasmide, Lillian, Heather, Maria and Carmen.
A Funeral Mass was held Dec. 29 at the Church of the Nativity, Fair Haven. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to a charity of your choice. Thompson Memorial Home, Red Bank, was entrusted with the arrangements.