We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home & Cremation Service, LLC - Manahawkin
James Michael Curley, age 78, passed away 06/06/2022 in Ship Bottom, NJ.
He was born May 2, 1944, in Tenafly, NJ, the son of Hugh and Mary Curley. Jim graduated from Bergen Catholic High School, received a BA from Boston College and an MA from Fairleigh Dickinson University. For many years, Jim was the Operations Manager at N V Business Publishers Corporation, Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey. Jim loved his hometown of Ship Bottom where he served as a member of the LBI Library Board and as a freelance writer, he was a frequent contributor to The Sand Paper. He was proud of his Irish heritage and was a longstanding member and president of the Amergael club of Stafford Township.
He is survived by three of his four brothers Jack, Tom, and Kevin; nieces and nephews Eileen, Caroline, Catherine, Debbie, Mark, Pat, Brendan, Brian, and Dennis, and eight great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Hugh.
A funeral mass will be held on Monday, June 13, 2022 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Brant Beach. The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM followed by mass at 11 AM. Memorial contributions can be made to Boston College or the LBI Library.