Wednesday, September 28, 2022

James B Proulx

James Proulx, 83 years of age, was born in Austin, Minnesota to Joseph Proulx and Marie (Groen). James passed away on June 30, 2022 at his residence in Blairstown, NJ with his family at his side. He was a self-employed custom home builder and carpenter (Forest Builders, Inc. & Amity Construction). He proudly served in the US Navy and later enjoyed flying his own personal Cessna planes. He loved recreational sports and actively participated in playing golf, softball, swimming and basketball. James was an honorable man with incredible integrity. Always a man of his word, he was a true gentleman. Being with his family was his ultimate priority.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jean and 8 children; 4 sons, James C. Proulx & his wife Hilda, Matthew Proulx & wife Patricia, Christopher Proulx & wife Jennifer, Andrew Proulx, and 4 daughters, Cynthia Felch & husband Jonathan, Laura Baldwin & husband John, Suzzanne Proulx, Rebecca Anderson & husband Thomas. He was the proud grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, July 5, 2022, St. Jude Church, Blairstown, NJ 07825. Interment will follow at Frankford Plains Cemetery, Augusta, NJ. Arrangements are under the direction of Newbaker Funeral Home, Blairstown, NJ 07825.