Obituaries & Tributes

609-584-8080
Immediate Need

Prearrange Your Funeral

Contact Us

Site Search

A A A

Text Sizing

Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes

2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619

About An Amazing Life|Help

Catherine
James (James)

November 5, 1930 – October 1, 2018

Catherine James
Share this tribute
Memorial Candles Lit for Catherine | SEE ALL
"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes

Obituary for Catherine James (James)

Print
Catherine James, 87, of Ewing died Monday, October 1, 2018 at home. Ms. James was born November 5, 1930 in Salley, SC, where she was a former member of the Oakey Springs Baptist Church. She had resided in Ewing for the past 8 years. She was employed at Princeton University for 20 years as an administrative assistant with the Economics Department. Catherine loved sewing, gardening, cooking, traveling, and being social. She loved nothing more than her family especially her children and grandchildren. She was an avid reader of the Bible. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many. She will be dearly missed.

Daughter of the late Ida Mae James and Hammond Kaufman; mother of the late Dannie, Earthaleen, Frank Jr., Lewis, and David “Ronnie” Garvin; sister of the late Louis C. James, Marie M. Logan, Quincy Robinson, Shirley Ann Staley, and Flossie Heinz; she is survived by her 4 children, Alberta Garvin-Wright, Harmon Jeff Garvin, Samuel Garvin Clancy (Patrick Clancy), and Wanda Garvin; 8 grandchildren: Dannie Jr., Torrie (Shannon), Phyllis, Kyle, and Mekhi Garvin, Chad, Erin, and Shane Clancy (Courtney); 6 great grandchildren, twins, Madison and McKayla, Torrie Jr. “TJ”, Taylor, and Aaron Garvin, and Kirsten Barany; 4 siblings, Ida Lee Jordan, Rosa M. Hicks (Andrew), Robert Ethrig (Verna), and Genevieve Huffman; a dear friend, Delores Hall; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, October 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Divine Mercy Parish (Holy Cross), 218 Adeline St., Trenton, NJ. Family and friends may call Sunday from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Parkside Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 1584 Parkside Ave., Ewing, NJ and Monday morning from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the church prior to mass. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, 1800 Hamilton Ave., Hamilton, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to either St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org or to Alzheimer’s NJ, Attn: Development Dept., 425 Eagle Rock Ave. #203, Roseland, NJ 07068 or online at www.alznj.org Please visit Catherine’s tribute page at www.brennacellinifuneralhomes.com


To plant a tree in memory of Catherine James (James), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

First Visitation

When Sunday, October 7th, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location
Parkside Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home
Address
1584 Parkside Avenue
Ewing, NJ 08638

Second Visitation

When Monday, October 8th, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Location
Divine Mercy Parish-Holy Cross Church
Address
218 Adeline Street
Trenton, NJ 08611

Service Information

When
Monday, October 8th, 2018 11:00am
Location
Divine Mercy Parish-Holy Cross Church
Address
218 Adeline Street
Trenton, NJ 08611

Interment Information

Location
Greenwood Cemetery
Address
1800 Hamilton Avenue
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Book of Memories
Proudly Serving the Communities of Hamilton, Bordentown, Trenton, Ewing, Lawrenceville, Princeton, Robbinsville, and all of Mercer County and Burlington County
609-584-8080 Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes
2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Email: brennacellini2365@verizon.net
609-882-4454 Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes
1584 Parkside Avenue
Ewing, NJ 08638
Email:
609-584-8080 Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes
2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Email: brennacellini2365@verizon.net
609-584-8080 Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes
2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Email: brennacellini2365@verizon.net
609-584-8080 Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes
2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Email: brennacellini2365@verizon.net