Sinclair, James Allen
James Allen Sinclair, of Suffern, NY passed away May 22, 2012 at the age of 90.
Born May 9, 1922 in Sloatsburg, NY to Edward and Anna Sinclair. He was a lifelong Suffern resident and an active parishioner of Sacred Heart Church. Jim was a graduate of Regis High School and Manhattan College, he served his country during World War II as a B-17 co-pilot in the U.S. Army Air Force. He was stationed in Kimbolton, England, and completed 30 missions over France and Germany, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Jim was employed for many years as a market analyst for Ford, Bacon, and Davis Inc. in NYC, and later worked for the Rockland County Department of Consumer Protection.
He was an active member of the American Legion and VFW and while his health allowed, also volunteered with Meals on Wheels, and was a 4th Degree Knight with the Joyce Kilmer Council #1177.
Friends and family will remember that Jim seemingly had a song for every name and every occasion.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Crowe Sinclair, children, James (Kaye) of Fort Worth Tx, Mary Rivera (Jose) of Dover De., Joseph (Lynn) of Doylestown, Pa., Michael (Naomi) of Albuquerque NM, Peter (Emma) of Doylestown, Pa. 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, 1 brother, John (Kaye) of Mahwah, NJ and sister-in-law, Dorothy of Suffern and many nieces and nephews survive him. He was predeceased by his brothers, Edward and William, both of Suffern.
A Mass of Chrisitan Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church in Suffern. Burial will follow at Ascension Cemetery in Airmont NY. Friends may call on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Scarr Funeral Home Inc., Route 202, Suffern. In lieu of flowers, donations to Missionaries of Charity or Sacred Heart Church.
Scarr Funeral Home, Inc. Rt. 202 Suffern, N.Y. 845-357-1137 www.scarrfuneralhome.net “Suffern’s Only Family Owned Funeral Home”
Published in the The Journal News on May 24, 2012
Sinclair, James Allen [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that James is a member of the Class of 1949.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Sinclair, James Allen [MC1949 RIP]
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