James A. McCusker Jr. off Morton PA, formerly of Briarcliffe, passed on April 24, 2021. Born in Philadelphia to the late James A. McCusker, Sr. and Nina Scatteraggia. He grew up in Darby PA and attended BVM grade school and Monsignor Bonner High School, class of 1960.
Jim was very active in our lady of Fatima CYO as a girls’ basketball coach an also with Briarcliffe Athletic Association. He was very proud to be president of Briarcliffe Swim Club and spent many summers watching his son Jimi on the swim team.
He loved to go boating at Morrows Marina, which is now Ridley Marina, where he kept the family boat “Windsong.” He took great pride in his daughter Megan who passed the coast guard skipper class that they took together.
He worked for Bell Telephone, which is now Verizon, for 35 years; starting as a service technician and working his way up to product manager. He dedicated many years getting the 911 system integrated into the Philadelphia and the surrounding area.
He is survived by his son Jimi and is wife Gabrielle, his daughter Megan Loomis and her husband Bill, and his grandchildren Joy (Nic DiLossi), Jimi, Emily, and Maggie. Also survived by his former wife Peggy McCusker, his brother Joe (wife Rita) and their three children.
Services and private and Jim will be cremated.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in Jim’s name be made to the SPCA or other animal centered charities.