James J. Bresnan, Jr. 85
James J. Bresnan, Jr. (Jim) of New Windsor, NY died peacefully on February 18, 2022. He was born to the late James J. Bresnan, Senior and the late Ruth Ciccone Bresnan on March 10, 1936.
Jim was predeceased by his grandson Ian Bennett, his wife Paula Favata Bresnan and his brother Richard Bresnan. He is survived by his daughter Lisa Zafar and son-in-law, Syed Zafar; his son James Bresnan, III and daughter-in-law Carmen Abarca; his son Mark Bresnan and daughter-in-law Debra Bresnan; his daughter Beth Abarca and son-in-law Luis Abarca; his granddaughter Emily Lulves and husband James Lulves; his granddaughter Saira Bruno and husband Tim Bruno; his granddaughter Erika Bresnan and husband Javier Feito; his granddaughter Aliya Zafar and her partner Luke Stone; his grandson Mark Bresnan and wife Constance Archambault de Vencay; and his grandson Brandon Abarca; as well as his great-grandson Lucca Corey Bruno and great-granddaughter Almudena Feito Bresnan. He is also survived by his sister Judith Krupinski and her husband James Krupinski; his sister Cheryl Paserchia and her husband Morris Paserchia and his brother Keith Bresnan and his wife Lynn Bresnan.
Family and friends will remember Jim’s extremely outgoing, fun, and loving personality. He was always there to help a friend in need. Jim proudly served in the Army National Guard and had a long career at IBM, starting there when he was just 18 years old and retiring early at age 53. After retiring from IBM, Jim went on to work at several different companies and continued to make life-long friends wherever he went.
A memorial funeral mass will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church – St. Mother Teresa Parrish in Newburgh, NY. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held in late spring. For more details, send an email requesting more information about this celebration to BresnanCelebration@gmail.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice or Independent Living, Inc. in Newburgh, NY at http://www.myindependentliving.org.
Arrangements by Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc. 845-562-4411