July 27, 1933 Phillipsburg, New Jersey
March 10, 2015 Westminster, Colorado
James Ajhar, 81 of Westminster, CO, passed away on March 10th, 2015. James was born on July 27th, 1933, son of the late George and Malake (Hanna) Ajhar in Phillipsburg, NJ. Jim graduated from Phillipsburg high school class of “51”
Jim served our country in the U.S Army and after being honorably discharged, Jim co-owned and operated Ajhar’s Market in Stewarstville, NJ later to retire as a meat cutter from Laneco and co. Jim was a dedicated son, father, husband and friend, he always had a funny story or joke to tell. If Jim could make you laugh he was at his happiest. His favorite hobbies were woodworking and watching football, he was a avid New York Giants fan. Jim attended the Senior Resource Center weekly with Barbara. He loved going every day and enjoyed the many great things the center had to offer to include crafts, field trips, and singing. Jim also loved to spend time with their dog Ally. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Barbara Ajhar and his four children Patricia Gruhler, Kathy Dietrich, Edward Ajhar, and William Ajhar. James also had three grandchildren, Brad Dietrich (married to Melanie Dietrich), Megan Dietrich-Kerbaugh (Married to Donald Kerbaugh), and James Ajhar, and three great grandchildren, Jordan Dietrich, Haillie Dietrich, and Donald Kerbaugh V
The family would like to thank son-in-law Chaz Bauer, long time family friend Joseph Stern, and the Senior Resource Center in Wheatridge for the amazing and compassionate assistance in caring for James. James has chosen not to have a service and would like all memorial donations to benefit the Senior Resource Center via:
online https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/seniorsresourcecenter and/or by mail to Senior Resource Center 3227 Chase St. Denver, CO 80212 in C/O James Ajhar and family.