Garefino Funeral Home Inc.: Obituaries

Garefino Funeral Home Inc.

James Markey
(May 9, 1947 - April 11, 2013)

James P. Markey, 65 died Thursday at the Doylestown Hospital.

A lifelong resident of Solebury Twp. Jim was a life member of the New Hope Eagle Fire Co., the Bucks County Fire Chiefs and Firefighters Association and the Lambertville Elks Lodge. For twenty years he worked at York Luggage in Lambertville and for the past eighteen years he worked for Giant Food Markets in New Hope and he parked cars at the American Legion in New Hope. Jim was a true Philly’s fan.

Son of the late Owen James and Adelaide Perry Markey, he is survived by one brother Thomas O. Markey, his cousins Eileen Markey, Bernadette Schultze, Jack Combs, Francis Combs, Anne Garefino, and many loving upstate Pennsylvania cousins.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 am Wednesday April 17 at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 1 Riverstone Circle, New Hope. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 6-9 pm at the Garefino Funeral Home, 12 N. Franklin St. Rt. 179 Lambertville.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lambertville-New Hope Rescue Squad, PO Box 237, Lambertville, NJ 08530 or the New Hope Eagle Fire Co., PO Box 314, New Hope, Pa. 18938.