UNION, NJ - James J. Kielwasser II, 43, of Bridgewater passed away on Tuesday, April 18.

The funeral Mass will be at St. Michael's Church, 1212 Kelly Street (corner of Vauxhall Road), Union, on Monday April 24, at 10:15 a.m.  Cremation will be held privately.  Visitation will be on Sunday from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Avenue.

Born in Livingston, NJ, he lived in Union before moving to Bridgewater 30 years ago. He was the Animal Control Officer for the Township of  Union for 15 years.  He was also a member of the Animal Control Association of New Jersey.

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James was married to his wife Brooke H. (nee Glassman).  He is the son Antoinette Kielwasser (nee Russo) and is the grandson of Lorenzina and the late Dominick Russo.  He is also the nephew of Joseph Russo and the late Mario Russo, as well as the cousin of Dominick, Anthony, and Marie Elena.

He will be greatly missed by his many loving pets.

Charitable donations may be made in James 's memory to the following organization:

Township of Union Animal Shelter 
980 Jefferson Avenue Union, N.J. 07083
Tel: 908-851-5230