James W. Rapp, 74 of Landing, NJ. passed away at Morristown Memorial Hospital on Sunday, November 20, 2022 with his loving wife Elise by his side. Born in Paterson, NJ, Jim was the son of the late Robert J. Rapp and Mildred Phyllis Rapp.
James was a graduate of Morris County Community College; after school, he became a police officer with Hanover Township, NJ police department and served the community for 25 years. After his retirement, Jim worked at the Flanders Valley Golf Course part time to support his passion of playing golf. He loved spending time with his family and would often be seen boating, fishing and taking his R.V. on trips with his wife Elise.
Jim is survived by his loving wife of eleven years, Elise Braun Rapp of Landing, NJ; a son, James R. Rapp (Marissa) of Belvidere, NJ; two Daughters, Cristin Marie Rose (John) of Flemington, NJ and Melissa Stashluk (David) of Tennessee. Three beautiful grandchildren, Quinn, Matilda and Penelope.
Friends and family are invited to a visitation and service on Sunday, November 27th from 3:00 to 8:00pm at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ. 07840. Funeral services will take place at 8:00pm after the visitation. Cremation will be private. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cochranfuneral.com.