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James Bruining

September 29, 1958 ~ March 13, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

James Bruining Obituary

James Bruining age 65 of Lodi died Wednesday, March 13, 2024. Born in Hackensack to Joyce and Ebele Bruining on September 29, 1958. He had been a lifelong resident of Lodi. Jim was a graduate of Lodi High School where he played multiple sports. He was awarded a baseball scholarship to Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL where he received his BSED. He taught Physical Education at Eastside High School in Paterson and most recently was a Security Guard for New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority in East Rutherford.

Surviving are his siblings, Steve and his wife Nancy Bruining, Keith Bruining and Karen Bruining and Mark Pittella. He also leaves his nephews, Harrison and his wife Samantha Bruining, Andrew Bruining and Mathew Sherman. Jim was predeceased by his parents Ebele and Joyce Bruining and his nephew Henry Sherman.

The Bruining family will receive friends on Friday, March 22, 5:00 until 8:00 PM at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff. Graveside services will be Saturday 10:00 AM at the Lodi Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX, 75284.




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March 22, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Vander Plaat Funeral Home
257 Godwin Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Graveside Service
March 23, 2024

10:00 AM
Lodi Cemetery


American Heart Association
P.O. Box 840692, Dallas TX 75284
Web: http://www.heart.org


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