first_img76, formerly of Bayonne and current resident of Wharton, NJ, passed away at home on March 19, 2017. Mr. Bennett was born on July 25, 1940 at Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City. He was the son of the late Nellie (Pierson) Phillips and lived almost his entire life in Bayonne. Jimmy graduated from Bayonne Technical High School and enlisted in the United States Army. Mr. Bennett was stationed in Munich, Germany from 1966-1968 as a Military Police Officer. James was a butcher at Shop Rite for over 40 years. In 2013, James moved to Wharton, NJ along with his identical twin brother Thomas, into the home of their sister and caregiver Penelope E. Tomski, until the time of his death. He was also predeceased by his brother-in-law Thomas J. Tomski. James is survived by his caregiver and sister Penelope Tomski, his twin brother Thomas J. Bennett, his sister Audrey Williams, and his brother William Bennett. He also leaves behind his niece Nancy (Tomski) Kaiser and her husband Albert, along with their children Ryan, Olivia & Mackenzie and his niece Rebecca (Tomski) Russo, her husband Vincent and their children Vincent and Benjamin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Huntington’s Disease Foundation, P.O. Box 912, Salado, Texas 76571 or online at in tribute to James. Funeral arrangements by DAVIS HEPPLEWHITE Funeral Home, 96 Main St., Succasunna, NJ.last_img read more