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James Joseph DeFeo Obituary

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James Joseph DeFeo

Summit, NJ

March 15, 1952 - February 10, 2024

James Joseph DeFeo Obituary

James Joseph DeFeo, of Point Pleasant, NJ passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at the age of 71.

The visitation will be held at Paul Ippolito Summit Memorial, 7 Summit Ave, Summit, NJ on Thursday, February 15th from 4–7 PM. A Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 16th in the funeral home at 10:45 AM. Interment to follow at St. Teresa’s Cemetery, 136 Passaic Avenue, Summit, NJ.

James was born in Summit, NJ to Catherine (nee Iannella) and Joseph DeFeo. He met and married his wife Kathleen DeFeo (nee Sperco) and together they raised their family in Summit before moving to Point Pleasant 24 years ago.

He was a Security Receiving Manager for various Shop Rite locations before his retirement 6 years ago. James loved music, acting, reading and, most importantly, spending time with his family and pets.

James is survived by his beloved wife Kathleen DeFeo; his cherished children, Courtney M. DeFeo (fiancé Dennis J. Masucci), Brandon J. DeFeo and Cory J. DeFeo; his sisters Christine (Tom) Hoke and Teri (Thom) Handabaka; and has a grandchild on the way. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. James was predeceased by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to PBS (

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