James was a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He was cherished for his giving nature and gentle sense of humor and will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joretta, his children Bernadette (Joseph) Delaney, Margaret (James) McNamara, Mary (David) Bidinger and Christopher (Linda) Young and his grandchildren Michael Delaney, Daniel (Kasey) McNamara, Joseph McNamara, Jonathan Bidinger, Emily Bidinger, Maile Young and Nicholas Young.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Kailua-Kona on July 20, 2021, at 10:00 am. A burial service will be held at Diamond Head Memorial Park in Honolulu on Friday, July 23, 2021, at 10:30 am.
An extended obituary can be found on the El Camino Memorial – Encinitas website.
• Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu
• American Heart Association – Hawaii Chapter