Tonawanda News


November 16, 2013

James E. Neubauer

NORTH TONAWANDA — James E. Neubauer, age 90, of North Tonawanda, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013, at Crestwood Skilled Nursing. Born in North Tonawanda, he was the son of the late Erich and Eleanor (nee Schwartz) Neubauer and was an Army Air Corps Veteran of WWII. Jim was an  Administrative Analyst with IBM in Buffalo for 30 years before retiring. He was an excellent 1st baseman and loved to bowl and golf over the years. An avid sports enthusiast, he was a fan of the Bills, Sabres and Yankees. Jim had been a member of Rescue Fire Company #5 for more than 65 years, was a member of the American Legion Post No. 1451 in Wheatfield, and had served as an usher and Eucharistic Minister at St. Jude the Apostle R.C. Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Ann (nee Sando) Neubauer; two daughters, Diane (Joseph) Quinn and Judith (late Ronald) Williams; five grandchildren, Heather (Tom) Marinello, Shaun (fiance' Jacqueline Schmit) Quinn, Carrie Williams, Stacey Williams and Kelly (Robert) Bucci; and a great-granddaughter, Adeleia Marinello.

Friends may call from 4-7 PM on Monday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM      Tuesday at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda. Friends  invited. Entombment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. If desired, memorials to the Michael J. Fox           Foundation for Parkinson's Research are preferred by the family.  

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