DOYLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA - James J. Biles of Doylestown, PA passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2016 after a brief illness. He was 75 .
Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late James J. Biles, Sr. and Martha (Gibson) Biles, Jim resided in Warwick, PA before moving to Doylestown, PA.
He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences and later was employed as a Chemist throughout his working career. Jim worked most recently as a Chemist with K & H Technologies of Quakertown, PA for 13 years, before retiring in 2015. He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church of Doylestown and enjoyed listening to jazz music.
He was the beloved husband of 47 years to Rosemary (Murphy) Biles, devoted father of James Biles and wife Nadine, and Kristen Biles, dear brother of Barbara Sturgis and husband Julian, loving grandfather of Zoe, Maya and Ellie Biles.
A viewing will be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 235 E. State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 on Saturday, April 9th from 9:15-11:00 am with a mass to follow at 11:00 am.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to Mother of Mercy House, 801-803 E. Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134 www.motherofmercyhouse.org or to the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
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