James Gower

James Gower

Friday, January 21st, 1966 Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

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Obituary for James C Gower

GOWER, James C. – 52, passed away on December 19, 2018.
Born in Paterson he was a long time resident of Hawthorne.
He was an engineer with BAE Systems in Wayne.
James was a member of Faith Community Christian Reformed Church where he served as a deacon and elder. He was also a member of their choir and Men of Faith.

Cherished son of Betty Gower of Hawthorne and the late Ronald Gower.
Beloved brother of Rhonda Gere and her husband Edward, Jane Stelpstra and her husband Russell and the late Glenn Gower.
Loving uncle of Jason, Amanda, Justin, Alyssa and Thomas.

The family will receive family and friends on Friday from 4-8 pm at Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes.
Funeral Services Saturday 10 am at Faith Community Christian Reformed Church, 530 Sicomac Avenue, Wyckoff
Interment Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery.

The family requests donations be made in James memory to the Christian Health Care Center, 301 Sicomac Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 21st, 2018 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home
    530 High Mountain Road
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    Friday, December 21st, 2018
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 | 10:00am
    Faith Community Christian Reformed Church
    530 Sicomac Ave.
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    Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
    Rev. K. C. Vande Streek
  • Interment

    Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    22-21 Maple Avenue
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Jeff Neuman

I did not work daily with Jim, but would often happen to see him in the hallways or cafeteria. He would always greet me with a sweet smile and a kind word. I am shocked that he is gone, and will always miss his gentle presence.
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Sincerely, Amber Dolan & John Tranquilli (BAE)

Jim was an amazing and wonderful person and a brilliant engineer. With deepest sympathy we wish Jim's family well in this difficult time.
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Patrick Brooks

Jim you will be missed you were a great friend. I will miss our visit and all the laughs we had. Sometimes at your expense.
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Dan C

Jim was an exceedingly brilliant engineer. He's been a friend and a mentor since the beginning of my career. I will miss our conversations which, no matter what the subject, eventually led to a lot of laughing. I pray his family can find solace with the thought that he is resting peacefully with the Lord.
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Nancy Hagauer Garcia

We were saddened to hear of jim passing away. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to the family. Rene and Nancy (Hagauer) Garcia
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