James J. Bergevin Sr. Obituary

James J.  Bergevin Sr.
James J. Bergevin Sr.

November 17, 1941 - April 26, 2020
Born in Plymouth, Pennsylvania
Resided in Lawrenceville, New Jersey

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James Bergevin Sr was 78 years old. He lived on Myrtle Ave in Lawrenceville, NJ for over 50 years. James was from Plymouth, PA. He served in the United States Air Force from March 1961 through November 1964 and was honorably discharged as an Airman 2nd Class. He was stationed in North Dakota and Alaska during his tour of service, and received the Air Force Good Conduct Medal in 1964.

After leaving the Air Force, James briefly worked for Fairless Steel in Levittown, PA, then became a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service in 1968. He retired from the Post office on June 1st, 2008. He was a Branch Trustee at the post office from 1986-1989, Assistant Secretary from 1992-1996 and was a Gold Card member. Also, he was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers Union, Branch 380 in Trenton. James was a longtime volunteer for the Lawrence Township Baseball Association. James enjoyed family celebrations, was a Huge Baseball/Boston Red Sox fan, and was an avid bowler who participated in tournaments throughout the country. James is in the Mercer County Bowling Hall of Fame. James was predeceased by his father Marius Bergevin, Mother Sophie Bergevin (nee Wonsavage), and Brother John Bergevin.

James is survived by and was married to wife Carole Bergevin for 50 years. Brother Maurice (Bud) and Lorraine Bergevin from San Antonio, TX and Sister-in-law Arlene Bergevin from Dallas, PA. Sons and Daughters-in-Law Jim Bergevin, Jr. and Shannon Bergevin from Morrisville, PA; Steve and Jackie Bergevin from Morrisville, PA; and daughter Jen Bergevin and fiancé Jeremy Thackray from Leicester, United Kingdom. Grandchildren Nick Bergevin, Joey Anderson, Cate Bergevin, Erin and Abigail Bergevin. And dear family friend Olga Skolka from Hightstown, NJ.

Services will be private. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, Somerville.

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