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James C. Hoctor
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Obituary for James C. Hoctor

James C Hoctor, 77 of Cape May Courthouse NJ and Naples, FL passed away with his family by his side after a long and courageous battle with Advanced Alzheimers Disease on November 3rd, 2017.

James was born on April 24,1940 in Mt Kisco, NY

He grew up in Croton-on-Hudson NY

Jim and his family were residents of Upper Montclair, NJ for 27 years.

He earned his BS Degree at the University of Georgia, joined the Army Reserves following graduation and earned an Masters of Science at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.

Jim taught Science for 32 years in the North Rockland and Central NY school systems.
He coached basketball and football for 18 years at North Rockland High School.

Upon retirement in 1996, he started Four M's Construction company which he operated for 10 years.

James was an avid sports fan, gardener and golfer but his family meant most to him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Madelon Staley Hoctor, his three beloved daughters, Mary Rosania, Meghan Hoctor and Margaret Philbin, (Jack).

He is also survived by his two grandchildren, Dominic and Michael Rosania as well as eight nieces and 8 nephews.

He is also survived by his brothers Martin (Marcia) Hoctor, John (Susan) Hoctor, Bill (Sharon Daniels) Hoctor and sister Patricia (Donald) Armstrong, brother - in- law John (Patricia) Staley IV and predeceased by sister-in-law Joann (Martin) O'Malley.

Jim is predeceased by his parents Martin and Mary Hoctor.

Visitation will be held Tuesday November 7, at The O'Boyle Funeral home from 2-4pm and 7-9pm and a funeral mass will be held at St. Cassian Catholic Church on Wednesday at 10am in Upper Montclair, NJ

For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Cassian's Elementary School.

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
O'Boyle Funeral Home

309 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003





7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
O'Boyle Funeral Home

309 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003





10:00 AM
St. Cassian Church

187 Bellvue Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043


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