James Paul Banks passed away Sunday May 30, 2021. Born in Queens, New York, to his parents Thomas F. Banks & Josephine V. Cassidy A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. James was a N.Y.C. Police Department Gold Shield Detective,he retired in 1987 and moved to Naples, Florida. He is preceded in death by his wife Claire A. nee; Weigold in 2013. Surviving are his sons Thomas F. Terri Elias) and and Michael (Marcia Munoz) and daughter Debora Friend (Peter).
His grandchildren Thomas (Katie Bottage) Banks, Ryan (Ashley Oestreich) Raskin, Kyle Banks. His late grandchild Matthew Banks (2011)
Great-Grandchildren Peyton (Oestreich) Raskin, Cooper and Claire Raskin. His late great-grandchild Luca (2021)
His sisters Anne Overton and Mary Ellen Caroleo. Predeceased by his brother and sister Thomas Banks and Catherine Pasqualone.
He was a brother in law to Carol (Weigold) Caputo, Arthur Weigold (Michele), Anthony Caroleo. Preceded in death by brother in law Dudley Overton and Robert Weingold.
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