James J. Hunt III
1946 – 2017
James J. Hunt, III, 70, formerly of Teaneck, loving teacher, coach, husband, brother, father, and friend passed away suddenly on April 28th.
Born and raised in Teaneck, Jim was a lifelong parishioner of St. Anastasia’s and graduated from Bergen Catholic HS in 1964 and from Manhattan College in 1968.
Jim taught for 39 years in the Dumont Public Schools before his retirement. He also coached baseball and basketball at the high school, guiding the Huskies to numerous championships during his tenure. In addition, Jim worked for many years at the Relic Rack record store in Hackensack. He was an enthusiastic fan of 1950’s rock n’ roll and had a passion for Doo-Wop music, even co-authoring a book on the subject. Jim was considered an authority on the music of his youth.
Beloved husband of Cherie. Devoted father of James Hunt, IV, Ryan Hunt and his wife Alexandra. Dear brother of Virginia Hunt-Heske, Karen Wojtowicz (Alan), Denese Conte, Mickey Hunt (Dolores), John Hunt (Ann Marie) and Jacqueline Schaeder (Paul). Will be greatly missed by a plethora of nieces and nephews along with many friends. Jim was looking forward to the arrival of his granddaughter.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 3 from 2-4pm and 7-9 pm at Basralian Funeral Home, 559 Kinderkamack Rd., Oradell NJ. Mass of Christian burial Thursday 10 am at St. Anastasia’s in Teaneck. Interment to follow at Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah, NJ. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Sisters of Charity Convent PO Box 476 Convent Road, Convent Station, NJ 07961-0476-
Hunt, James J. III [MC1968 RIP]
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