Arthur James “Jim”
Begala - St. James
Mr. Arthur James
“Jim” Begala age 71 of St. James died September 7, 2012
at his home.
Mr. Begala was born in Newark, NJ on September 10, 1940
and was the son of the late Arthur James Begala Sr. and
Ruby Eason Williams Begala. He was a retired Physical
Chemist from Nalco. He received undergraduate degree
from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. and earned his
PhD at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ. Jim loved the
ocean, enjoyed skiing and hiking. He was an avid tap
dancer. He was a member of Community Bible Church of
He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Begala; two children,
Robert James Begala of Westmont, Il. And Susan Jeanne
Begala-Brothers of Chicago, Il.; two grandchildren, Ruby
and Vivien Brothers.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday September 11,
2012 at 3pm at the chapel of Peacock-Newnam & White
Funeral Service, 1411 N. Howe Street, Southport with
Reverend Jackie Spillers officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the
service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Prostate
Cancer Foundation, 1250 Fourth Street, Santa Monica,
Ca., 90401 or www.pcf.org
& White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport