Johnson Walton Funeral Home

James M. Zangli

James M. Zangli

James M. Zangli, 77, of Coopersburg, PA, formerly of Kintnersville, PA, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at Valley Manor Rehabilitation and Care Center in Coopersburg, PA.

Born December 3, 1942 in Easton, PA, James lived in Riegelsville, PA before moving to Kintnersville, PA in 1977. He graduated from Palisades High School in 1961. James served in the United States Marine Corp for four years. He was a union carpenter for Lehigh Valley Carpenters Local 167 for thirty years. James also taught Wood Shop at North Hunterdon High School and worked at Wehrung’s Home Improvement in Ottsville, PA. He was the Commander at the Riegelsville American Legion Post 950 for many years. James was also a life member of the Silver Creek Social Club. James will be remembered by his warm smile, pleasant personality, his kindness and most of all, his laugh. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Son of the late Nicholas and Frances (Gianetta) Zangli, James is survived by his twin brother Jack S. Zangli of Upper Black Eddy, PA, his nephews and niece, Nicholas Zangli of Upper Black Eddy, Michael Zangli of Somerville, TN, and Suzanne Zangli Pacitti of Hatboro PA, along with many loving friends. He was predeceased by his brother Jay N. Zangli and nephew James N. Zangli.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.

Memorial contributions may be made to Folds of Honor Eastern PA-NJ, PO Box 275, Center Valley, PA 18034.


From: Diane Gonzalez
Rest in peace was our pleasure to have been part of your life in this brought lots of joy and laughs to us all...hugs to Jack,Nick and Robert and Diane.

From: The Benner Family
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

From: Mary Ann (Carney) Kulp
My deepest condolences to the Zangli family. It’s been 50 years since I’ve seen the brothers, but my memories are filled with smiles & laughter. RIP Jim

From: Jennifer cook
Please let me just say I'm so sorry for the passing of Jimmy. Please feel free to reach out for anything you need. My heart is with you.

From: Randy Heckman
god bless great man

From: Scott and Sharon Reifinger
We were very sorry to hear of Jimmy, s passing. We will always remember the fun times we shared with Jimmy at the old Raubsville Inn. He had the greatest laugh and it was a pleasure to spend time with him. He was a friend to all who knew him. May you Rest in Peace Jimmy.

From: Brenda Ron
So sorry to hear of the passing of Jim.He was a good friend and will be missed.

From: Dr thierry Soursac Soursac
Former owner of greystone manor in RIEGELSVILLE and regular customer of the Riegelsville inn I had the pleasure ok knowing James quite well and I share the loss of many RIEGELSVILLE residents as James was really part of our community with his humor that we all loved .. Thierry Soursac,MD,PhD,MBA 908 878 63 92

From: Jeff Thomas
Knew Jim for many years and always like him! Best to the family and my prayers go out to him!

From: Bob Bittenmaster
Jim and I served together in the Marine Corps at Quantico, VA. I am originally from Frenchtown. I have not seen him for many years now. We would see each other occasionally at the American Legion. He was a great guy and a great Marine. Rest in peace Jim. Semper Fi.

From: Jamie Seig
I’m so very sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

From: Rich and Fran Petiet
Our deepest condolences to the family of Jim Zangli, we have known him for many years, remember his love for his St. Benards, and they were beautiful big dogs. Rest in peace to a great friendly, helpful guy!

From: Dave Xander
Sorry to hear about Jim’s passing. Jim was a jack of all trades. I served with Jim for many years as a member of the Honor Guard and Firing Squad of American Legion Post 950 Riegelsville. Condolences to Jack and Nick and their families

From: Barb and Glenn Brader
Such a nice guy ... always enjoyed talking to him ... and oh that laugh!

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