James J.  Surdovel

James J. Surdovel

03-03-1938 - 12-15-2020
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James J. Surdovel, 82, recently of Manchester, formerly a resident for 25 years of Rutherford, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Born in Jersey City to Andrew and Mary (nee Bried) Surdovel. James had attended Seton Hall University receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He was married to Anne (nee Dearing) for 57 years before she passed away in 2019. James and Anne raised their three children in Rutherford. Before retirement, James worked for the US Postal Service in Jersey City.

In his spare time, he loved to play golf and tennis and also enjoyed boating at the NJ shore.

James will be greatly missed by his children; James and wife Lorain, Kathleen Tsiolas and husband Gus, Thomas Surdovel, and also by his 6 grandchildren; Anjelica, Christopher, Alexander, Emily, Sophia, Richard, and by his sister Catherine Surdovel. James is predeceased by 2 sisters and 2 brothers.

Family will receive friends Friday 4-7pm in the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford.
Funeral Saturday, gathering in Funeral Home 10:30am for 11:30am
Mass of Christian Liturgy in in the Church of Saint Mary, Rutherford.
Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in James’s memory to:
the Alzheimer’s Association at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 18th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, December 18th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home
    19 Lincoln Avenue
    RUTHERFORD, NJ 07070
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 19th, 2020 | 11:30am
    Saturday, December 19th, 2020 11:30am
    Church of Saint Mary
    91 Home Avenue
    RUTHERFORD, NJ 07070
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    Family and friends are asked to meet in Funeral Home 10:30am.
  • Interment

    Holy Cross Cemetery
    340 Ridge Road
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Evans family

Posted at 08:24am
We would like to extend our condolences to the family. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Thinking of you all.

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