James J. Middleton Jr.

James J. Middleton Jr. of Philadelphia, formerly of Coaldale, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, in the St. Joseph Hospital, Philadelphia.

He taught at the Albert Einstein Medical School, Philadelphia.

Born in Coaldale, he was a son of the late James J. Sr. and Rita (McLaughlin) Middleton.

He was a graduate of the former Coaldale High School.

Surviving are a sister, Mary Rose, wife of Bernard Breiner of Tamaqua; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Bernard Sr.

Service: Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, July 29, Lamar Christ Funeral Home, Hometown, with the Rev. Sunny Stock officiating. Interment, St. Joseph Cemetery, Summit Hill. Call 10-11 a.m. Friday.

Published in Times News on July 27, 2011