James F. Moore, former three-term mayor of Secaucus in the ’50s and 60s, died on April 11 at his Hampton Township home. He was 83.
The Jersey City native was raised in Secaucus, where he served as a council member from 1955-1957. He was elected mayor in 1958 and served for three terms until 1964.
Moore later moved to Hampton Township in Sussex County in 1971.
Current Mayor Dennis Elwell offered a moment of silence early in the April 14 meeting of the town council for the passing of Moore. Elwell also said bunting was placed on the town hall building in his memory.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ann, in 1984, two sons, Donald and Timothy, and two brothers, Gerald and Donald.
Moore is survived by a son, James, and his wife Leslie of Stillwater; a daughter, Kathleen Moore Bradley, and her husband, Ken, of Hampton, as well as 12 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Mabel Dubiel and her husband, Thomas, who live in Secaucus, as well has his companion of 15 years, Mary Alice Bowe of Randolph.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.