James F. Hamill, Vietnam Vet, Haddonfield Resident, Dies

Services will be Saturday.

James F. Hamill of Haddonfield died on Jan. 20, 2014.
James F. Hamill of Haddonfield died on Jan. 20, 2014.

James F. Hamill of Haddonfield, a Vietnam veteran and local business owner and professional, died on Monday. His age was not disclosed.

Mr. Hamill served in the Army during Vietnam. He was employed by Subaru of America in Cherry Hill for 21 years as their shows and exhibits manager. He owned and operated Kims Karate in Cherry Hill for 10 years. He was working in sales and marketing for Franklin Machine Products in Lumberton at the time of his death.

He was the husband of Lisa (nee Berger); father of Michael Penney of Cherry Hill, Robert Penney of California and Mandee Hamill of Haddonfield; brother of Sue Todd of Pine Hill, Gerry Miller (Stephen) of Bellmawr and Ron Hamill of Mount Ephraim; brother-in-law of Charlotte Genetta (Drew) of Haddonfield and Bob Berger (Vicky) of Missouri.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., at Joseph the Worker Parrish at St. Vincent Pallotti Church, 901 Hopkins Road, Haddon Township; where his funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. Burial is private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in his honor be made to Elizabeth Hamill – Hamill Scholarship Fund, c/o TD Bank, 100 Haddon Ave. Haddonfield, NJ 08033.

Meghan January 24, 2014 at 01:17 PM
I worked with Jim until he got sick. What a wonderful human being. A devoted dad & husband, a great coworker & always cheerful with a smile on his face. He was a good man & that is how we shall all remember him...cheeful, good man who would do anything for anyone. We will miss you Jim!


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