James A. Lane, 83, husband of Karen (Korde) Lane of Phoenixville, died peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on Friday, December 23, 2022.
Jim was born June 14, 1939 to Dr. James A. & Catherine (Friedel) Lane in Melrose Park, PA and later moving to Philadelphia and Stone Harbor, NJ where he and Karen resided for 21 years before moving to Phoenixville, PA.
He was a graduate of LaSalle High School and Villanova University. Jim was last employed by Advest, Inc. as Vice President and Division Manager of the municipal bond department.
Jim fought a long hard battle with M.S. and never gave in to its effects. He never complained or questioned "why me?". He quietly dealt with it, moved on with his life, and did not let it stop him from traveling and enjoying his family and friends.
He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and was a longtime member of American Legion Post #331 Stone Harbor, NJ.
Surviving, in addition to his wife Karen, is daughter, Rachel Brown (Roscoe); sons, James A. Lane, III, Michael Lane, Christopher Lane; granddaughter, Aivre; and his niece, Elizabeth Lane Cesarini.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass in St. Basil the Great Catholic Church, 2330 Kimberton Rd., Phoenixville, PA on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, PA.
A visitation will be held in the church on Friday from 9:45 until 10:45 a.m.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The MS Society of Philadelphia at www.nationalmssociety.org or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101.