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James S. Calhoun, age 72, of Cape May, NJ, formerly of Downingtown and Oreland PA, died on May 18, 2019.

Jim graduated from Springfield Township High School and later attended Western Kentucky University, and he later completed his master’s degrees at Antioch College and Rowan University (Glassboro State).

Jim’s three passions in life were his family, education and football. Jim played football at Western Kentucky University and later for the Pottstown Firebirds. He served as Principal at Phoenixville Senior High School and concluded his career at Kennett Consolidated School District. Jim enjoyed watching his grandsons play football, baseball, basketball and lacrosse; swimming in the pool and driving his wife around the golf course.

He is predeceased by his mother, Elizabeth Scott (Calhoun, Lewis); his father, Seward Bowman Calhoun and his brother, Martin Calhoun. Jim will be missed by his loving family which includes his wife of 47 years, Mary Ann Calhoun (nee Giles); two children, Jodi (and Robert) Lamoreux and Tobi (and Christopher) Oves; one brother, Seward “Hutter” (and Susy); four grandchildren, Robert and Tanner (Lamoreux) and Brett and Brady (Oves).

Relatives and friends were received May 23 at Spilker Funeral Home, with a private Interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested in Jim’s memory to FACES 4 Autism, FACES 4 Autism, 2900 Fire Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ, 08234.