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WATCH VIDEO: Gloucester City Mayor William P. James Funeral Possession

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GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 25, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)-The hearse carrying the body of former Mayor/Deputy Police Chief William P. James moves down Monmouth

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Street from McCann-Healey Funeral Home to St. Mary's Church a few blocks away. The possession of mourners is led by members of the Camden County Emerald Society, followed by police officers and family and friends. The possession stopped in front of the mayor's home where a memorial wreath was placed by Mayor Daniel Spencer. 

The viewing was scheduled to begin at 4:30 PM at St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 8 PM.

Cremation private and Urn burial private at New Saint Mary’s Cemetery Bellmawr.


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James is the longest serving mayor in Gloucester City's 150 year history. He retired from the position in 2018 after serving three terms. Deputy Chief James served on the City police force for 25 years from 1979 to 2004. 

Services are under the direction of the McCann-Healey Funeral Home

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