James Natale Obituary, Death – James Natale is a Bible study leader at the Succasunna church in addition to serving as a deacon there. 55 years old and the president of the marching band association James M. Natale passed away without any discomfort on February 1, 2007, at his residence. He was 55. On Saturday, friends and family are welcome to pay their respects at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, which is located at 96 Main Street in Succasunna and can be reached at (973) 584-7264.
A funeral service will be held at the First Congregational Church in Chester on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in memory of the deceased. Mr. Natale spent his early years in Randolph before making the move to Succasunna 22 years ago. He was born and raised in Summit. Before taking the position at OBerk Health Care Packaging Group in Union, where he worked as an account manager for two years, he spent the prior 13 years working at the Barnes and Noble Book Store in Ledgewood.
In addition, he was active in the ministries of the First Congregational Church in Chester and the Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church in Succasunna, where he was also a deacon, a teacher of Sunday School, and a leader of Bible studies. Both of these churches are located in Chester. He held the position of president of the Roxbury Marching Band Association for a period of three years, during which time he was also involved in the Roxbury band’s logistics and hospitality operations.
In addition to that, he worked as a coordinator for the high school choir’s backstage set-up and logistics. He was a member of the Roxbury swim team for ten years and served as a track and field coach for five years during that time. Mr. Natale’s love and faith were an inspiration to his wife, Janice, as well as his family and friends. He was a living testimony.