James Devaney, 87 of Kearny passed away on August 5, 2018.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny on Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation is on Tuesday from 4-8 PM at the funeral home.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, James moved to Harrison in 1963 before settling in Kearny. He worked as a unionized painter, most recently with Prudential Insurance Company in Newark. A member of the Scot's Club, James was a talented woodworker, and an avid fan of the New York Yankees and Manchester United.
James was the beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Brechin); loving father of James Devaney and his wife Lisa, and the late Neil Devaney; dear grandfather of James, Jr., Keith, Valerie and Paul; and great-grandfather of Lillian.