James Lennon Jr.

Obituary of James J. Lennon Jr.

James Joseph Lennon Jr., best known as Jim, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at St. Luke’s Montefiore Hospital in Newburgh, NY. Jim was born October 2, 1949, in New Rochelle, NY, to the late James Joseph Lennon Sr. and Elinor Ryder Lennon. Jim is survived by his college sweetheart, who became his wife of 46 years, Helene Lennon (Bobbie), daughter Elizabeth Brady-Mires and her husband Adam Mires, son Thomas Lennon and his wife Lorianne Lennon, son Daniel Lennon and his wife Bridget Lennon, and daughter Ellen Vasquez and her husband Jose Vasquez, along with his 9 grandchildren: Patrick Lennon, Dylan Brady, Keira Lennon, Reagan Brady, Niamh Lennon, Thomas Lennon, Brendan Brady, Colin Lennon, and Julian James Vasquez. Jim is also survived by his siblings, sister Maryellen and her husband Richard Owen, sister Suzanne Lennon, sister Eileen and her husband Gary Austin, and brother Timothy and his wife Peggy Lennon, and by his sister-in-law Margaret Fenn, as well as many nieces and nephews. Jim is predeceased by his son Patrick Francis Lennon, his parents Elinor and James Lennon, his mother-in-law Helen Nicholson, sisters-in-law Jean Baptiste Nicholson and Marie Guiney, brothers- in-law David Guiney and Jack Fenn, and dear friends Donald Parker and Bernard Brady. Jim spent his life as a servant of the Lord. He worked for 26 years serving the community as a police officer with Metro North until he retired in 2000. Jim served his country and was honorably discharged in 1978 from New York Army Reserves National Guard as an MP. He coached and served on the board for New Windsor Little League for 15 years. Jim was a selfless man. He would never hesitate to help someone in need. To honor Jim’s memory, the family asks that you chose kindness and love and help someone less fortunate with a selfless act. Jim’s family would like to thank his physician Dr. Bambino, the New Windsor Volunteer Ambulance Corp and the New Windsor Police Department, as well as the amazing staff at St. Luke’s. We especially want to thank his nurse Nadine G. for caring for Jim and his family through this difficult time. Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday September 22, at Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc. 239 Quassaick Avenue (Rte94) New Windsor, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11a.m. Friday September 23 at St. Joseph’s Church 34 South Chestnut New Paltz, NY 12561. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery New Windsor, NY. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Newburgh Ministry (9 Johnston St. Newburgh, NY 12550) where Jim had volunteered, or to the Apostles House (22 Grand Ave Newburgh, NY 12550).
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Thursday
22
September

Visitation

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Hudson Valley Funeral Home
239 Quassaick Ave
New Windsor, New York, United States
(845) 562-4411
Friday
23
September

Mass

11:00 am
Friday, September 23, 2022
St. Joseph's Church
34 South Chestnut St.
New Paltz, New York, United States

Burial

Woodlawn Cemetery 93 Union Avenue New Windsor, NY
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