James L. Howard

February 23, 1949 - February 7, 2018

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James L. Howard, of Westwood, NJ (formerly of Dumont, NJ), entered into eternal life on February 7, 2018 at the age of 68.  Beloved husband of Diane (née Falconer). Devoted father of James Howard and his wife Margeaux, Jennifer Kopshaw and her husband Steve, Jeanna Martini and her husband Michael.  Cherished grandfather of Dominic, Mia and Sophia. 


James was born in Teaneck and grew up in both New Milford and Oradell, NJ.  He was employed with the New Milford Department of Public Works for over 20 years.  After retiring he worked as a school crossing guard.  He was also a long time member and trustee of the New Milford Volunteer Ambulance Corps.


Visitation Saturday, February, 10th, beginning at 5 PM and concluding at 8 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont.  Cremation is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in James’ memory to the American Parkinson Disease Association, P.O. Box 910, New Brunswick, NJ 08903;