James C. Rae passed away Wed. Nov. 20, 2019 at Cooper Hospital in Camden, NJ. He was 76 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA. James resided in Burlington, NJ formerly of Riverside, NJ. He retired after 40 years from Hoeganaes Corp. as an electrician. Jim was a very active Mason. He was Worshipful Master of Mozart Lodge 436 & a dual member of Jerusalem Lodge 506. He was a 33° degree Scottish Rite Mason. As a York Rite Mason, Jim was Past High Priest of Chapter 3. A member of Philadelphia Council #11, Past Commander of St. John’s Commandery #4 & a member of Girard Mark Lodge #214 & Joshua Association. He was a Past Monarch of Delco Grotto & Past President of Ben Franklin Chapter #16 National Sojourners.
Beloved husband of 38 years to Carole (nee Shedaker). Devoted father of James (fiancée Katrina), Tammy Adams (Joseph) and step-daughter Nicole Van Ness. Dear brother of Joseph Patrick Welding (Debbie) and the late Thomas Rae. Brother in law of Rita Rae. Loving grandfather of Brittany, Kevin, Joseph, Jacob and Kaiden. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the viewing Saturday afternoon, Nov. 30th 2-4p.m. at the Chadwick Memorial Home, 154 Webster Street, Riverside, NJ 08075 followed by a service at 4pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's Dyslexia Center of Philadelphia, c/o Joseph Calabrese, 3958 Rowena Dr., Phila., PA 19114