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Obituary for James Phillips

James F. Phillips, age 93 of South Amboy passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Venetian Care Center in South Amboy. Born in Carteret he had resided in South Amboy for many years. James was a proud US Navy Veteran serving in WWII and earning a WWII Victory Medal. Before his retirement he was employed as a chemist for US Metals Refining Company.

He is predeceased by his parents James and Margaret Phillips and his beloved wife Joan on April 9, 2020. Surviving are his nephew Robert Sliczynski, his niece Joanne Hurley, his sister-in-law Mary Ann Wapelhorst and many extended family members.

Funeral services will be private under the direction of the Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home, 15 Cherry Lane, Parlin. Completed funeral arrangements, letters of condolence, and directions may be found by visiting