Wake:Friday, August 8th, from 2PM to 4PM and from 6PM to 9PM in the Collins Funeral Home.Mass:Saturday, August 9th, at 10:00AM in St Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston CT.Interment:Hillside Cemetery, Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT.

James Nicholas Taskalos, Sr.

October 28, 1945 ~ August 4, 2014

James Nicholas Taskalos, Sr., Passed away on Monday, August 4th, 2014. He was born October 28, 1945 in Hoboken, New Jersey, son of the late Nicholas and Dorothy (Hatton) Taskalos.

He is survived by his loving wife of seventeen years, Marilyn F. (Muller) Taskalos of Vero Beach, FL. He leaves behind four sons James N. Taskalos, Jr. and his wife Joan of Montvale, NJ, David J. Taskalos and his wife Kimberly of Allentown, PA, Bryan W. Taskalos of Scranton, PA, and Daniel T. Taskalos of San Diego,CA; three grandchildren, Nicholas J. Taskalos of Montvale, NJ, Emily M. Taskalos and Andrew J. Taskalos of Allentown, PA.

James was employed with the General Foods Corporation in Hoboken, NJ and Philip Morris/Altria Corporation in NY, NY. Upon his retirement in March 2008, after 40 years of employment in the tax department, he relocated from Yorktown Heights, NY to Vero Beach, FL.

Visiting hours will be on Friday, August 8, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM in Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston, CT. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial gifts be made to Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).

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