Miscellaneous Mercer County, New Jersey Obituaries
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Frank Vasti
03/01/00 
TRENTON -- Frank "Hopper" Vasti, 84, died Saturday at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton.
Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong Chambersburg resident.
He retired after 39 years with John A. Roebling's Sons Co.
He was a member of St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, Kent Athletic Association of Trenton and Italian Mutual Aid Society, Bristol, Pa.
Mr. Vasti enjoyed playing pool.
Son of the late Archangelo and Maria Vitollo Vasti, brother of the late Mary Colucci, Lucy Sisti and William and Pasquale Vasti, and husband of the late Mabel Caione Vasti, he is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Angelo and Maria Vasti of Trenton and Thomas and Cheryl Vasti of Yardville; a brother and sister-in-law, Angelo and Marie Vasti of Trenton; four grandchildren, Kimberly Nocera, Dana Frascella and Bryan and Trenna Vasti; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Private funeral and entombment were held.
Arrangements were by Chambers D'Errico & Correnti Funeral Home.

Emma A. Shumpter
03/01/00 
TRENTON -- Emma M. Shumpter, 53, died Thursday at Capital Health System at Mercer hospital.
Born in Tupelo, Miss., she lived in Trenton more than 14 years.
She had Jehovah's Witness Bible study at home.
Mother of the late Robert, she is survived by three sons, Richard Jr. of Tacoma, Wash., Terry Marion of Tuberlo and Michael Shumpert of Trenton; a daughter-in-law, Marie Shannon of Trenton; a brother, James Wilson of Trenton; a sister-in-loaw, Beulah Wilson of Trenton; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at J.W. Travis Funeral Home, 931 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., with the Rev. Keith Marshall, pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Ewing Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 11 a.m. until service Friday at the funeral home.

Walter Loring Nollner
03/01/00 
SEA ISLE CITY -- Walter Loring Nollner, 77, died Feb. 19.
He was born in Oakland, Calif.
He retired in 1993 from Princeton University as professor of music and choir director. He also directed the Williams College Glee Club from 1950-58.
Mr. Nollner entered the Army as a senior in college and worked on ENIGMA, decoding messages from Germany.
He studied piano at the University of California at Berkeley, California, where he obtained bachelor's and master's degrees and was inducted into Alpha Mu, the music honor society, and Phi Beta Kappa. In 1945, he enrolled at Trinity School of Music to study piano. He later received a bicentennial preceptorship to study in Munich, Germany, from 1962-63. He was director of the Princeton University Glee Club and Chamber Chorus, a combination of choir and glee club members from around the world.
He is survived by his wife, Diana; two sons, Phillip and Michael; and a daughter, Wendy. 
Arrangements are by Krause and Dinan Funeral Home, Ocean View.

Edith Hifa McNally
03/01/00 
EAST WINDSOR -- Edith Hifa McNally, 78, died Monday at Manor Nursing Home, Freehold.
Born in Scranton, Pa., she lived in Newark before moving to East Windsor 30 years ago. 
She worked for Presbyterian Hospital of Newark. She retired from Meadow Lakes after 18 years of service.
She was an Army veteran of World War II, serving as a nurse in the South Pacific.
Mrs. McNally graduated from Scranton State College and College Misericordia with a degree in nursing.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Charles McNally; a sister, Victoria Namey of Farrell, Pa.; and a brother, Alfred Ammen of Clark.
Mass of Christian Burial will be noon Friday at St. Ann Maronite Church, 1320 Price St., Scranton, Pa.
Burial will be private.
Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Glackin/Saul Funeral Home, 136 Morrison Ave., Hightstown, and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Savino Funeral Home, South Main Avenue, Scranton, Pa.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann Maronite Church.

Elston E. LePage
03/01/00 
TABERNACLE -- Elston E. LePage, 60, died Monday at home.
Born in Great Bridge, Va., he lived in Tabernacle 23 years before moving to Virginia Beach.
He was a supervisor 20 years with Demag DeLaval Co., Hamilton.
Mr. LePage enjoyed playing the lottery and was a casino and wildlife enthusiast.
Brother of the late Arthur, he is survived by his wife of 39 years, Maureen Devlin LePage; a son and daughter-in-law, E. Michael and Michelle LePage of Atco; a daughter and son-in-law, Jeannine E. LePage and Frank Harriman of Tabernacle; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Joan and Robert Dolan of California and Rebecca LePage of Norfolk, Va.; a brother and sister-in-law, Lonnie and Bonnie LePage of Norfolk; a brother-in-law and his wife, John M. and Kathy Devlin of Mount Laurel; and a grandson, Nicholas A. Harriman.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at The Church of the Holy Eucharist, 520 Medford Lakes Road.
Rite of Committal will be in Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson.
Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mathis Funeral Home, 58 N. Main St., Medford, and 9 a.m. until service Friday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 400 Birchfield Drive, Mount Laurel, N.J. 08054.

Caroline Krasiewski
03/01/00 
EWING -- Caroline "Carrie" Wysienski Wisniewski Krasiewski, 82, died Monday at home.
Funeral Liturgy will be 9:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Hedwig Church, 872 Brunswick Ave.
Burial will be in St. Hedwig Cemetery, Ewing.
Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Winowicz Funeral Chapel, 865 Brunswick Ave. American Legion, North Trenton Post 458 Ladies Auxiliary service will be 7 tonight. Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m.

Louis F. Kraeuter
03/01/00 
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP -- Louis F. Kraeuter, 88, died Tuesday at Rolling Hills of Hunterdon Care Center, Clinton Township.
Born in Irvington, he lived in Clinton for 26 years before moving to Franklin 21 years ago.
Before retiring, he was a self-employed carpenter and stone mason. He also worked at Mount Kipp Sanatorium, now Hagedorn Geriatric Center, Glen Gardner and Hunterdon State School, Clinton, after retiring.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving from 1944 to 1946.
Son of the late Louis M. and Caroline Port Kraeuter and brother of the late Richard and Norman, he is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ruth Rapp Kraeuter; a son, Frederick L. of Bernardsville; a daughter, Sharon Apgar of Syracuse, N.Y.; a brother, Arthur A. of Bethlehem, Pa.; and three grandchildren.
Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation, 2100 Wescott Drive, Flemington, N.J. 08822 or Rolling Hills of Hunterdon Care Center, 16 Cratetown Road, Lebanon, N.J. 08833.
Arrangements are by Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, Flemington.

Eva Mae Folks
03/01/00 
TRENTON -- Eva Mae "Avon Lady" Folks, 92, died Sunday at Water's Edge Nursing and Convalescent Center.
Born in Augusta, Ga., she lived in New York before moving to Trenton in 1942.
She worked with the Trenton Board of Education and was a local Avon representative.
She was a member of Union Baptist Church 57 years, serving on its senior usher board, White Rose Gospel Group and gospel chorus. She was also a deaconess aide and worked closely with the youth groups.
Daughter of the late Shed and Lielia Lyons, and wife of the late Leon Folks, she is survived by a son, Capes R. of Trenton; a daughter, Dorothy M. Folks-Wiggins of Trenton; four sisters-in-law, Florence and Lucy Folks and Addie Williams, all of Trenton, and Ethel Pannell of Egg Harbor; eight grandchildren, Alonzo C., Derrick B., Christopher D., Errick S. and Brian Wiggins, Steven C. Cooke and Tara and Monica Folks; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild, and other relatives.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Union Baptist Church, 301 Pennington Ave., with the Rev. Simeon D. Spencer, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Ewing Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 9 a.m. until service Friday at the church.
Arrangements are by Campbell Funeral Chapel.

Gertrude Fleischner
03/01/00 
FORT LEE -- Gertrude Vogelhut Fleischner, 90, died Tuesday at home.
Born in Vienna, Austria, she lived in New York City before moving to Fort Lee 10 years ago.
She was a member of B'nai B'rith.
Wife of the late Hugo Fleischner, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Ilse and Paul Lazovick of Lawrence; three grandchildren, Lorie Bond, and Richard and Cindy Lazovick; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Orland's Ewing Memorial Chapel, 1534 Pennington Road, Ewing, with the Rabbi Howard Hersch of Congregation Brothers of Israel officiating.
Burial will be at Beth Israel Memorial Park, Woodbridge.
Calling hours will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greenwood House, 53 Walter St., Trenton, N.J. 08628.

Eugene A. Elgrim Sr.
03/01/00 
ALLENTOWN BOROUGH, N.J. -- Eugene A. Elgrim Sr., 69, died Monday at home.
Born in Trenton, he lived in Yardville before moving to Allentown 43 years ago.
He was a retired truck driver with Gulf Oil.
Mr. Elgrim was a member of Allentown United Methodist Church and Allentown Lions Club.
Son of the late William T. and Helen Hart Elgrim and brother of the late William and Raymond, he is survived by his wife, Norma M. Elgrim; two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and John Kamer Sr. of Windsor and Terri and Fred Baldwin of Allentown; a son, Eugene Jr. of East Windsor; three sisters, Dorothy Moore of West Trenton, Eileen Prine of Prattville, Ala., and Alice DeFelice of LeRoy, N.Y.; two brothers, Francis of Tamarac, Fla., and Kenneth of Allentown; a sister-in-law, Patricia Steward of Washington Crossing, Pa.; five grandchildren, John Jr. and Michael Kamer, Norma Stillwell and Erica and Amanda Elgrim; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday from Peppler Funeral Home, 114 S. Main St., with the Rev. Merton A. Steelman, pastor of Allentown United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The Lions Club will hold a service 8 p.m. Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Celebrate Life Foundation, 3325 Richard Road, Aston, Pa. 19014 or Allentown Lions Club, P.O. Box 162, Allentown, N.J. 08501.

Mildred F. Dillon
03/01/00 
BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP -- Mildred F. Dillon, 91, died Monday at home.
Born in Bridgeboro, she was a longtime Burlington resident.
She previously worked with the Burlington Township Election Board.
She was a member of First Baptist Church and helped with its kindergarten for more than 60 years.
She was active with the PTAs of Burlington City and Burlington Township schools.
Wife of the late Leslie O. Dillon, she is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. Leslie and Audrey Dillon of Florence, and James and Judy Dillon of Burlington Township; a daughter, Margaret Dillon of Edgewater Park; a sister, Beatrice Stayton of Lumberton; five grandchildren, Thomas, Steven and Timothy Dillon, Janice Yost and Diane Solan; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McGee Funeral Home, 869 Beverly Road.
Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. until the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Endeavor Emergency Squad, East Union St., Burlington, N.J. 08016, or American Cancer Society, 400 Birchfield Drive, Mount Laurel, N.J. 08054.

Elsie J. Corrado
03/01/00 
HAMILTON -- Elsie J. Corrado, 80, died Tuesday at Chandler Hall Hospice, Newtown, Pa.
Born in Trenton, she lived in Hamilton for 48 years.
She was a former president of the Hungarian Seniors and former secretary and treasurer of the Ladies Aide Society of the Hungarian Reformed Church. She founded both the Princeton Swingers Seniors of the Princeton Country Club and Starlite Seniors, for which she served as president for many years. Mrs. Corrado was a former member of Hopewell Country Club and an avid golfer.
Daughter of the late Jon and Bertha Sabo, wife of the late Girard "Jerry" Corrado, and sister of the late Elizabeth Nagy, Wilma Haller, Salli Fischer and Pearl Barber, she is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Trenton.
Calling hours will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Chandler Hall Hospice, 99 Barclay St., Newtown, Pa. 18940 or Community Hospice, Visiting Nurse Association, P.O. Box 441, Trenton, N.J. 08603.

Robert E. Anderson Jr.
03/01/00 
YARDLEY, Pa. -- Robert E. Anderson Jr., 74, died Monday.
Born in Trenton, he lived in Morrisville and Lower Makefield before moving to Yardley.
He was president of Robertson Manufacturing Co., Morrisville. After retiring, he was a management consultant. 
Mr. Anderson was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving as a captain.
He was a 1949 graduate of the University of Miami.
Son of the late Robert E. and Miriam Watson Anderson and husband of the late Ann Jacobs Anderson, he is survived by two sons, Scott L. of Herndon, Va., and Paul L. of Hillsborough; two daughters, Allyn Barth of Lower Makefield and Dana Badanovic of Carversville; a brother, C. Richard of Yardley; and six grandchildren.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hutchinson Memorial Chapel of First Presbyterian Church of Morrisville, with the Rev. Richard S. Kauffman, pastor, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Chandler Hall Home Care Unit, 99 Barclay St., Newtown, Pa. 18940 or First Presbyterian Church of Morrisville, 771 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Morrisville, Pa.
Arrangements are by FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home.

Robert Szymanski
03/02/00 
TRENTON -- Robert Szymanski, 80, died Tuesday at Capital Health System at Fuld hospital.
Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong resident.
He retired in 1975 after 30 years with Crescent Wire Co. and TRW Co., Trenton.
He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Szymanski was active in Golden Gloves Boxing and was an avid weight lifter. He served as a judge in the AAU International Weightlifting and Mr. America competitions. He was a member of Trenton Polish-American Democratic Club of North Trenton and American Legion Post 458, Hamilton.
Son of the late Stanley and Rose Szymanski, he is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shirley M. Stern Szymanski of Trenton; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Kathleen Szymanski of Hamilton; a daughter, Jeanette Clegg of Trenton; three grandchildren, Christopher and Tara Szymanski, and Jeffrey Clegg; nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be 9 a.m. Friday at Winowicz Funeral Chapel, 865 Brunswick Ave., Trenton. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at St. Hedwig's Church, Trenton.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Mausoleum, Garden of the Crucifixion, Hamilton.
Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral chapel.
American Legion services will be 8 p.m.

Mabel K. Stretch
03/02/00 
MOORESTOWN -- Mabel K. Stretch, 89, died Tuesday at the Evergreens.
Born in Cicero, N.Y., she was a longtime Trenton resident before moving to the Evergreens six years ago.
She was a nurse at Mercer Hospital, and an owner and operator of Airtex Products, Fallsington, Pa.
She was member of St. Paul's Methodist Church, Trenton, and the New Jersey Conference of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church where she was 4th District president.
Wife of the late Albert Stretch, she is survived by a son, Donald L. of Yardley, Pa.; a daughter, Dorothy S. Fick of Westampton, Pa.; six grandchildren, Cheryl Kraus, Audrey Reyes, Catherine Travis, Tara Ordini, and Kelly and Dodd Stretch; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be noon Saturday at Perinchief Chapels, 438 High St., Mt. Holly.
Burial will be in Ewing Cemetery, Ewing.
Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Alla Ivanov Serpikov
03/02/00 
HAMILTON -- Alla Ivanov Serpikov, 70, died Wednesday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Born in Russia, she was a Hamilton area resident since 1950.
She worked at Lord & Taylor at Quaker Bridge Mall, Lawrence.
Daughter of the late Nikolai and Evdokia Larionov Ivanov, she is survived by her husband, George Serpikov Sr.; a son and daughter-in-law, George Jr. and Constance Serpikov of Westwood; two daughters and sons-in-law, Serafina and Victor Shevtchuk and Svetlana and Nikolaos Kostalas, all of Mercerville; a brother-in-law and his wife, Basily and Dorcas Serpikov of Hamilton; two grandchildren, George A. and Alexandra Serpikov; and two nieces, Anastasia Jacobs and Tatiana Fitzpatrick.
Funeral will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Vladimir's Memorial Church, Perrineville Road, Jackson, with the Rev. Boris Kizenko officiating.
Burial will be in St. Vladimir's Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Cassville Road, Jackson.
Panachida service will be 7 p.m. Friday at the church.
Arrangements are by Winowicz Funeral Service, Trenton.

Rhoda Robinson Edens
03/02/00 
TRENTON -- Rhoda "Rho" Robinson Edens, 42, died Saturday at home.
Born in Trenton, she was a lifelong resident.
She worked at First Union Bank, Ewing.
She was a former member of Full Gospel Pentecostal Church.
Mrs. Edens attended Trenton schools.
Daughter of the late Troy and Gloria Robinson and sister of the late Adriene Robinson, she is survived by her husband, James Edens; two sons, James Jr. and Anthony Edens; a stepson, Korey Brown; three sisters, Joyce, Lydia and Laura Robinson, all of Trenton; two brothers, Anthony and Rodney; her mother-in-law, Catherine Ferguson; two stepgrandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church of Christ Written in Heaven, 500 E. State St., Trenton, with the Elder Jerry Foreman of Morningstar Church of God in Christ officiating.
Burial will be in Ewing Cemetery, Ewing.
Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the church.
Arrangements are by Campbell Funeral Chapel, Trenton.

Sally Anne Cranmer
03/02/00 
BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP -- Sally Anne Cranmer, 88, died Tuesday at the Masonic Home.
Born in Camden, she moved to the home four years ago. 
She worked for Curtis Publishing Co. for several years and Strawbridge and Clothier of Cherry Hill for 17 years.
She was a troop leader for East Windsor Girl Scout Troop 30 more than 10 years and Troop 177 of Merchantville. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Merchantville.
Wife of the late Dr. Richard S. Cranmer, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Timothy H. and Valerie Cranmer of Lugoff, S.C.; a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah-Ley and Harry Orion III of Southampton; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Masonic Home Chapel, 902 Jacksonville Road, Burlington Township.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Stafford.
Memorial contributions may be made to Masonic Home of New Jersey, 902 Jacksonville Road, Burlington, N.J. 08016.
Arrangements are by Peppler Funeral Home, Bordentown.


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