Remembered by Richard Vogel

PEELING – James “Jim”, of Nesconset, NY, was taken from those who loved him far too early, at the age of 62, on March 21, 2015, surrounded by his friends and family. True to form he did not go down without a fight. His love, generosity, and humor will be sorely missed. Loving husband to the late Diane. Beloved father to Bryan Peeling and Grandfather to Sydney Peeling. Loving son to Muriel Peeling and the late Edward Peeling. He is also survived by daughter-in-law Jill Peeling, step-daughter Jacqueline Gash, and girlfriend MaryAnn Guastella. Visitation will be held Tuesday March 24, 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM at The Branch Funeral Home 190 E. Main St. Smithtown, NY. Funeral Mass Wednesday March 25, 10:30AM at St. Patrick’s R.C. Church, Smithtown, NY . Interment to follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park. www.branchfh.comPublished in Newsday on Mar. 23, 2015