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2643 Old Bridge Rd
MANASQUAN, NJ 08736
Phone: (732) 528-5500
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James Elward

James L. Elward

Sunday, February 12th, 1933 - Friday, November 8th, 2019
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James Lincoln Elward, 86 of Wall passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick with his loving family by his side. James was born and raised in Newark and graduated from Barringer High School, Newark. After high school James entered the United States Army and served during the Korean War. Upon completing his military service James became a Newark Firefighter, where he served for 25 years. James was referred to as “The Legend” by fellow fireman whom he loved and held in the highest regard. While being a firefighter James was also a member of the Ironworkers Union, Newark. James loved all types of sports, in his spare time he loved to play golf and was an avid NY Jets fan. James was a past post commander of Manasquan VFW Post 1838. There he took such great pride in reviewing essays submitted by the young school children for the “Voice of Democracy Program”.

James was predeceased by his parents John and Mary Elward and a brother-in-law Pat Duggan. He is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years Frances “Fran" Elward (nee Fantozzi) of Wall and a loving son Michael Elward, also of Wall. James was the cherished grandfather of Aidan and Meghan Elward and beloved brother of John Elward and his wife Barbara of Berkley Heights, NJ and Marie Duggan of Westfield, NJ.

Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 3-7 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ. A funeral service will begin at 6:30 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the New Jersey Firemen’s Home, 565 Lathrop Ave, Boonton, NJ 07005. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Orender Family Home for Funerals
    Address
    Address Not Available
  • Service

    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 | 6:30pm
    When
    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 6:30pm
    Location
    Orender Family Home for Funerals
    Address
    2643 Old Bridge Road
    Manasquan, NJ 08736
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    Officiant
    Father Bill

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Frank Elward

Posted at 12:04pm
To my first cousin James, Rest In Peace. My sympathies to his family and all the Elward families. ..........
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Joni and Rick Stanchfield

Posted at 09:19am
With heartfelt condolences, during this difficult time. Prayers for peace on your hearts We will miss Jim. Love, the Stanchfields wishing I was there
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Stanley Duro

Posted at 11:50am
Dear Fran and Michael and all the Elwards, our most heartfelt Condolences on the passing of James, he always showed a fun side to us and made those visits (which were too lengthy) enjoyable. We will miss "Jimmy the Fireman"

Stanley and Barbara Duro
Murrells Inlet, SC
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Hilda Lauber

Posted at 11:36am
Hi Fran, Michael & family, Our Irish family has lots of fun memories of James. He had a great sense of humor,
and he was so handsome. He was loved and respected by everyone who came in contact with him. Wishing you
all comfort and many happy memories to take with you always. See you on Wednesday. Hilda Klok Lauber & family
 

Mike Elward Posted at 05:11pm

Thank you
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Edmund Bimbo

Posted at 07:10pm
Rest In Peace DEAR OLD FRIEND
From high school to our time in the Army
we were close friends . I am going to miss those phone calls from u along with the happy memories we shared in Japan
Jimmy u were the type of friend everyone wishes they had You will be missed .
Sincere condolences to the entire Elward family .
Your friend forever
“ THE COLONEL”
Eddie Bimbo
 

Mike Elward Posted at 07:42pm

Thanks Ed - my dad felt the same about you . I remember hearing your name constantly when he worked
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