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James Burr Coe, 82

Toni Karoline Bremer

Hillsborough, NJ – James Burr Coe, 82, of Hillsborough, NJ died February 13, 2018 at RWJ Hospital in New Brunswick following complications from a stroke.
Born on November 30, 1935 in Rochester, NY. He lived in Highland Park and Kendall Park before settling in Hillsborough for the past 51 years. He received his BS degree from SUNI Brockport and earned his Masters Degree in Education at Rutgers University. He was employed by Rutgers University and retired in 1993 as an Assistant to the Provost.
He is survived by Margaret A. Coe of Linwood, NJ, and three children, his son James Jr. and former wife Kathleen of Fishers, IN, grandchildren Caitlin and Matthew, his daughter Julie and husband Paul Brown of Glen Ridge, NJ, grandchildren, Sean, Owen and Maggie, and his son Jeffrey and wife Lisa of Princeton, NJ, grandchildren Andrew and Timmy.
During his retirement he had a love for painting, gardening, spending time in Ocean City, NJ, playing golf with his buddies, and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.
He will be remembered by many as “Pop Pops”, always with a smile, a great listener, a big heart and the man who never missed a beat. We are all blessed to have had him in our lives and he will be missed.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Cancer Institute of NJ at RWJ New Brunswick at Rutgers University.
A celebration of life will be held on March 4, 2018 at The Landing in Hillsborough, NJ between 12-4 PM.

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