James R. Sadlier, Sr., also known as “Seamus”, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at his home surrounded by loved ones in Wrightstown. He was born in Quincy, MA to the late Charles and Barbara Sadlier on December 2, 1942. After graduating high school, James enlisted in the US Air Force where he proudly served as a SSGT during the Vietnam War. He later went on to make a career as a Union Electrician for Local 269 in Trenton until his retirement. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be sorely missed by all who knew him. James was a member of the Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Burlington for many years. He enjoyed building, carpentry, golfing, was a proud Irishman and an avid Boston Red Sox fan. James was also always there to lend a helping hand, making new friends everywhere he went.
James is survived by his adored wife Sue Sadlier of Wrightstown; his three children, James R. Sadlier, Jr. and wife Deborah of Lumberton, Barbara Anne Leacott (nee Sadlier) of Lumberton and Scott E. Sadlier and wife Stel of Orlando, FL; his eight grandchildren, Jaclyn and husband David, Eric, Jacob, Nicole, Brooke, Tyler, Ethan and Mason; his three sisters, Sharon Sadlier, Elizabeth Thompson and Carol Sadlier Killion; along with several extended family members and dear friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 12PM to 2:30PM at the Tilghman Funeral Home, located at 52 Main Street, New Egypt NJ 08533. A funeral service will begin at 2:30PM. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. A reception will be held following services. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in James’ honor to the Fisher House Foundation or Veterans charity of your choice.