Dr. James A. Umhey, of Warwick, died peacefully on February 14, 2006 after a short illness.

The son of Charles Edward and Florence Umhey, Dr. Umhey was born in Brooklyn on January 20, 1941.

He attended St. John's Prep and the University of Notre Dame and graduated with honors. He began his medical training at New York Medical College and was an honor graduate from that institution. He then went on to complete his training in Urology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York after he had served two years in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Upon completing his Urology residency, he joined his brother in the practice of Urology in Orange County where he practiced until March of 2005. During that time, he became a Diplomat of the Board of Urology and carried on a busy practice in Urology at Port Jervis, Goshen and Warwick.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Clare Umhey, who died on February 11, 2005, after a long, valiant fight with kidney disease.

Jim is survived by his son, James Umhey, Jr. of Warwick; his brothers, John Umhey of Warwick and Dr. Charles Umhey of Turah, Montana.