~~James Franklin Swartz, Jr., 86, of Madison passed away at Fellowship Village in Basking Ridge on March 23, 2016. Funeral Services are private.
Born and raised in Philadelphia the son of James, Sr. and Mary Swartz Jim graduated from Lower Merion High School. He had resided in Madison since 1958. Jim graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he earned both his Bachelor’s Degree and Law Degree. He was an arbitration attorney with the New York Stock Exchange for 30 plus years until his retirement in 1991. A member of the Maplewood Glee Club Jim loved spending time with his family at their summer home at the Pocono Lake Preserve.
Jim was the beloved husband of 61 years to Mindo. He was the loving father of James F. Swartz, III and his wife Lynda and Christine Tanabe and her husband Warren. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren, Andrew Tanabe, Katherine Tanabe, Kaylyn Swartz, and James F. Swartz, IV. and his dear sister Barbara Dexter.