James J. Urbach

  • Born: September 25, 1949
  • Died: January 25, 2022
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family


James J. Urbach, of Philadelphia, passed away on January 25th, 2022 at the age of 72. He was the loving husband for 39 years of Maureen (nee O'Brien); beloved father of Aimie Ferrante (Keith), John Urbach, Regina Cardano (Robert), and Katie Urbach (Roy Campbell), devoted grandfather of Danny Cashman, Jake Ferrante, John Urbach, Jr., Michael Urbach, Jaiden Campbell, Owen Campbell, Nolan Campbell, Sophia Cardano, and Luke Cardano; and beloved brother of Joanne Crockett, and Jackie Linse. Jim will also be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Jim was predeceased by his parents James and Josephine Urbach.

Jim was graduate of Cardinal Dougherty Highschool, class of 1967. He was very patriotic and proudly served our country as a member of the United States Marine Corps. During his working years, Jim was employed as a Sergeant with the United States Postal Service Police. Jim enjoyed writing, and going to the shooting range. Jim was a devoted family man and loved taking family vacations to the Poconos.

Family and friends are invited to Jim's Life Celebration on Wednesday, February 2nd, from 9:30 – 10:30 AM at St. Christopher's Church, 13301 Proctor Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19116. A funeral mass will follow at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Jim's name to Bridge to Rescue Animal Shelter, 2820 Old Lincoln Hwy #4, Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053.