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James P. McCaffery, of Briarcliff Manor, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, February 9th. Jim was born in Yonkers to Neil and Elizabeth McCaffery and grew up with his siblings Edward and Mary. He attended St. Dennis school and then went to high school at Sacred Heart. He enjoyed playing basketball, stick ball in the streets with buddies and going to the New Jersey shore with his family. After graduating from Manhattan College with a degree in Accounting, Jim served with honor in the US Army and served his country in Vietnam. After his return, he married Siegrun and eventually settled in Briarcliff Manor where their family grew to include their children Karen, Patty and Michael. Jim was a CPA and an audit partner in Grant Thornton LLP. A long time parishioner of St. Theresa Church, he attended 7:45 Mass every Sunday. After he retired, Jim’s most favorite time was spent playing golf and spending time with his 11 grandchildren. James is survived by his wife Siegrun, his brother Edward McCaffery and sister Mary Schlichtig. He is cherished by his children Karen and husband Doug, Patty and husband Bill, and Michael and wife Suzanne. He is loved by his 11 grandchildren Katie, Julie, Emily, Lizzie, Jack, Tori, Ryan, Allie, Caroline, Sean and Lauren. Reposing, Waterbury & Kelly Funeral Home on Monday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. Funeral Mass, St. Theresa’s Church, Briarcliff Manor, NY on Tuesday 10 AM. Entombment, Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ronald McDonald House.
WATERBURY & KELLY FUNERAL HOME
1300 Pleasantville Rd
Briarcliff Manor, New York 10510