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James Joseph Hankins, Sr.

December 5, 1930 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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James Hankins, Sr. Obituary



James “Jim” Hankins, Sr.

Korean War Veteran

Beloved Uncle, 93


Mr. James “Jim” Hankins, Sr., 93, of Nutley, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue, on Monday, February 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  The interment will be at Arlington Cemetery, 748 Schuyler Avenue, Kearny with military honors.


Jim was born in Newark, NJ and resided in Nutley since 1955.  He was employed as Journeyman Electrician by Konwieser in northern New Jersey for over 40 years before retiring.  Jim was a talented electrician, craftsman and handyman capable of making anything that was needed. 


 Jim served honorably in the U. S. Army during the Korean War.  


He is survived by beloved nieces Ruth DiGiorgio, Maria Slater and Janet Bayer.


Jim is predeceased by his wife Josephine (nee Slater) Hankins (1987), his son James J. Hankins, Jr. (2023), and his siblings George Hankins and Hilda Wisneski.



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February 5, 2024

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

February 5, 2024

12:00 PM
Arlington Cemetery
748 Schuyler Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032


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