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James Michael Gelcius

March 25, 1996 ~ June 19, 2022 (age 26)


James Michael Gelcius, 26, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Sunday, June 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. A prayer service will begin at 5:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Monday, June 27 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ.

Born in Newark, NJ, James lived his entire life in Kearny.  He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed video games, listening to music, and riding his ATV.

He is survived by his mother, Kathleen Lynch, and, one sister, Jennifer Lynch (Angel Rodriguez).

James was the grandson of Lucille Gelcius. Nephew of Johanna Gelcius, Robert, James, and Eddie Lynch.  Uncle to Angel and Antonio Rodriguez. And is also survived by his cousins, Jason and Jimmy Cathcart, Christopher and Ryan Lynch, Sabastian Shaw, and Jason Jonathan Cathcart.

He was predeceased by his father, Richard A. Gelcius, Jr.

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June 26, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032

Funeral Service
June 27, 2022

10:00 AM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032

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