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1951 James 2016

James J. Kane Jr.

July 17, 1951 — August 13, 2016

James J. Kane, Jr., 65, of Wilkes-Barre died Saturday following an illness.

Born July 17, 1951 in Wilkes-Barre he was a son of the late James J. and Kathleen D. Williams Kane.

Jim was a graduate of Saint Mary’s High School and King’s College.

Before retiring last year, Jim was a longtime associate of the Charles and Mary Music Company. An avid photographer, he also worked for Lyons Studio for many years.

A nephew, Sean Patrick Kane preceded him in death on April 3, 2016.

Jim will be greatly missed by his brothers, Kevin J. and his wife Michele Kane of Wilkes-Barre and Michael J. and his wife Margaret Kane of Ashley; sister, Kathleen Kane Wallace and her husband Robert of Arnold, Maryland; numerous nieces and nephews; cousins, Maryanne Panepinto, Thomas Kane and Martin Kane; other family and friends.

Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held privately by his family.

Memorial donations are preferred and may be made to Wyoming Valley Children’s Association, 1133 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, 18704, or online at:

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