James Michael Boeckle Sr., age 80, of Ferrell passed Monday, December 4th, 2017 with family by his side. James spent his career self-employed as an Auto Mechanic. He enjoyed being a Avid Gym enthusiast, restoring cars, wood working, fishing, and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.  James is survived by his loving wife Ida (nee Frye), his children James Boeckle, Jr., Janet Atack, Donna Nestore, William Boeckle, Frederick Boeckle, David Boeckle and Lynda Cusano. Also by thirteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents, two brothers, two sisters, and one grandson.
Family and Friends are invited to visit from 1 pm to 2:30 pm on Friday, December 8th, 2017 at Smith Funeral Home 47 Main Street Mantua, NJ 08051. Funeral Service will be held at 2:30 pm, with burial to follow at Ferrell Cemetery in Ferrell, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Ferrell United Methodist Church C/O Pastor Christine Day P.O. Box 2 Harrisonville, NJ 08039. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com