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James Vincent Durante

May 18, 1953 - October 13, 2018

Active in the community coaching and refereeing kids sports


Service Date: October 22, 2018

In Lieu of Flowers: None

Obituaries » James Vincent Durante

Dateline: Hudson, New Hampshire

James Vincent Durante passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at his son’s home in Hudson, NH. He was 65 years old.

James was born in Orange, NJ and grew up in West Orange, he briefly lived in Rockaway, then moved to Hackettstown to raise his family. James remained in NJ, until heading to his son’s in Hudson, NH in January of 2018.

He enjoyed being the owner of Pleasant Valley Tree Service located in Orange from 1982 until 1990. After that he went on to own Select Landscaping Management for 12 years before becoming a Manager at many different Restaurants in New Jersey. While raising Jared and TJ, James was active in the community coaching and refereeing kids sports, golfing with friends and voluntarily assisting communities with landscape and memorial needs.

Survivors include his son, Jared C. Durante; his step son, T.J. Bargstadt and his wife, Amber; his mother, Mary Christina (nee-Geronimo); his sister, Patricia Durante; his niece and nephew Tara and Jason Petruzzellis.

Relative and friends are invited to attend his Visitation from 2:00 – 5:00 pm on Sunday October 21, 2018 at the Par-Troy Funeral Home, 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973) 887 – 3235 or visit Family and friends are welcome to gather on Monday morning at 9:00 am at the funeral home followed by his Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered at 10:00 am at Saint Christopher R.C. Church. 1050 Littleton Road, Parsippany. Interment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. In lieu of flowers please make donations in his memory to American Heart Association 1 Union Street, #301 Robbinsville, NJ 08691.