James A. Jaeger, age 71, of Tonawanda, died Thursday, October 17, 2019 at his residence. Born March 2, 1948 in North Tonawanda, he was the son of the late Anton and Anne (nee Remi) Jaeger and was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. James was a professional land surveyor for Sonnenberger Land Surveying in Buffalo before becoming ill. He was a member of the American Legion Tonawandas Post No. 264, the Vietnam Veterans of America, and the New York State Professional Land Surveyors Association.
He was the husband of Irene (nee Kania) Jaeger; father of Patricia (Edward) Jaeger-Smith of Amherst and Andrew (Erin) Jaeger of Buffalo; grandfather of Kayleigh and James Smith and Luke and Cole Jaeger; brother of Richard (Deborah) Jaeger of North Tonawanda, and the late Robert Jaeger; and brother-in-law of Donna Jaeger of Tonawanda. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 4-7 PM on Tuesday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda, where a Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to the Vietnam Veterans of America, 47 Main Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150, are preferred by the family.
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