James R. West Sr.

Mr. West, 63, of Jackson, died May 5, 2010, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. He was born in Jersey City and had lived in Middletown before moving to Jackson 26 years ago. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served as a military policeman in Vietnam. Mr. West was a senior investigator for Internal Affairs at the New Jersey state prison in Trenton for 25 years, retiring 11 years ago. He was predeceased by a brother, Jackie West, who was killed in Vietnam; and a sister, Pam Panagioutou. Surviving are his wife, Arlene; three sons, Joseph Andrulonis Jr. of Miami, Fla., John West of Sparta, and James R. West Jr. of Bloomingdale; a daughter, Dani-Lynn Damasco of Manchester; a sister, Shelley Assenheimer of Lodi; and seven grandchildren. A funeral service was held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township, followed by interment at the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Arnytown section of East Hanover, Burlington County.