Dr. Bernard Schnur
PRINCETON -- Dr. Bernard "Bun" Schnur, 82, died Sunday at Medical Center
Born in Trenton, he was an area resident most of his life. He lived
in Princeton since 1987.
A graduate of Tulane University and its school of medicine, he was
a practicing radiologist more than fifty years, retiring last year. He
was affiliated with St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, where he was chief
of its radiology department and president of its medical staff from 1965-71.
He was a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology and member of American
College of Radiology, Pan-American Medical Association. He was a fellow
of the American College of Angiology and the Academy of International Medicine.
He was past president and lifetime board member of Abrams Hebrew Academy;
member and former trustee of Adath Israel Congregation; and a member of
Long Beach Island Jewish Center, Lotos Club, Princeton Art Museum, Jewish
Art Museum and Friedman Society, New York City.
He was an Army veteran of World War II and Korea, serving in the Medical
Son of the late Aaron and Fannie Schnur and brother of the late Harriet
Lavinson, he is survived by his wife, Ruth Shankman Schnur; three sons,
Stephen H. of Newtown, Pa., Dr. Ronald N. and his fiance Sandra Sussman
of Princeton, and Daniel A. of New York City; a daughter and a son-in-law,
Rabbi Susan Schnur and Len Fishman of Hopewell; two brothers and sisters-in-law,
Seymour and Annette Schnur of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Sidney and Gloria
Schnur of Huntington, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Lincoln and Anna Schnur-Fishman;
and nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be noon Wednesday at Adath Israel Congregation, 1958 Lawrenceville
Road, Lawrenceville, with Rabbi Daniel Grossman and Cantor Arthur Katlin
Burial will be in Fountain Lawn Memorial Park.
Period of mourning will be observed at the Schnur residence, Princeton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Abrams Hebrew Academy, 31 W.
College Ave., Yardley, Pa. 19067, or to Adath Israel Congregation, Lawrenceville,
Funeral arrangements are by Orland's Ewing Memorial Chapel.
Eva J. Rue
HADDONFIELD -- Eva J. Rue, 90, died Sunday at West Jersey Hospital,
Born in Cream Ridge, she lived in the Allentown/Upper Freehold Township
area more than 60 years before moving to Haddonfield Presbyterian Home
She was a postal clerk at Allentown Post Office many years and a member
of Allentown Presbyterian Church.
Wife of the late Wilbur F. Rue and mother of the late Shirley Mullinix,
she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Ramona R. and James J. Truncer
of Holmdel; six grandchildren, James J. Truncer, Rebecca Watkins, Heidi
Dukes and Rachel, Eric and Deborah Kempl; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Peppler Funeral Home, 114 S. Main
St., Allentown, N.J., with the Rev. Stephen Hinzel-Nelson officiating.
Burial will be in the Presbyterian Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Deep Cut Gardens, c/o Monmouth
County Park System, 805 Newman Spring Road, Lincroft, N.J. 07738.
TRENTON -- Ramon Roman, 42, died Monday at Capital Health System at
Born in Lares, Puerto Rico, he was a longtime Trenton area resident.
He formerly was a crane operator at Mercer Wrecking Co. He was a member
of Pentecostal Assembly of God Church, Trenton, where he was a former Bible
Institute teacher and translator. He graduated from Pentecostal Assembly
of God Bible Institute, Trenton. He enjoyed fishing.
Son of the late Maria Santiago and brother of the late Celedonio Roman,
he is survived by a son, Luis Martinez of Lawrenceville; two daughters,
Joanna Martinez and Carmen M. Roman of Trenton; his father, Andres Roman
of Philadelphia, Pa.; a brother, Carlos Rivera of Puerto Rico; two sisters,
Celia Rivera of Puerto Rico, and Milagros Rivera of Chicago, Ill.; his
companion, Iris Rivera of Trenton; three grandchildren, Luis Martinez Jr.,
Edward Reyes Jr. and Olivia Martinez; and other relatives.
Funeral will be 9 a.m. Thursday at Chiacchio Southview Funeral Home,
990 S. Broad St., with the Rev. Jose Rodriguez officiating.
Burial will be in Colonial Memorial Park Cemetery, South Broad Street,
Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with
service at 7:30 p.m.
Anita C. Reimann
WEST NEW YORK, N.J. -- Anita C. Reimann, 71, died Sunday at Palisades
Medical Center, North Bergen, N.J.
Born in New York City, she was a lifelong West New York resident.
She was a factory worker at Kreisler Co., North Bergen, 15 years before
She is survived by her husband Oswald Reimann of West New York; a daughter
and son-in-law, Jo Ann and Roger Stillwell of Trenton; two grandchildren,
Melanie and Kristen Stillwell of Trenton; and two dear friends, Violet
and Ronnie Arndt.
Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Wednesday at Vainieri Funeral Home,
5923 Kennedy Blvd., North Bergen, N.J.
Doris J. Prescott
PLEASANTVILLE -- Doris J. Montgomery Prescott, 62, died Saturday at
Born in Jersey City, and raised in Princeton, she moved to the Atlantic
City/Pleasantville area in 1978.
She was a pit boss at Trump's Taj Mahal casino, Atlantic City. Previously,
she taught in Trenton and Pleasantville's school systems. She was a member
of First Baptist Church of Princeton and Mount Zion Baptist Church, Pleasantville.
A graduate of Trenton State College, she was an Alpha Kappa Alpha member.
She was also past president of Pleasantville Democratic Club.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Prescott of Pleasantville;
a brother, Richard "Dicky" Montgomery of Princeton; three nephews, Ricky
Bedford of Atlantic City, Timmy Bedford of Sicklerville and Richard Montgomery
of Gainesville, Ga.; a niece, Patty Ann Postell of Richmond, Va.; four
aunts; three godchildren; and other relatives.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Zion Baptist Church, South
New Road and Marple Avenue.
Burial will be in Absecon Presbyterian Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 10 a.m. until service Thursday at the church.
Another funeral service will be 8 p.m. until service Wednesday at First
Baptist Church of Princeton, John Street and Paul Robeson Place.
Calling hours for the second service will be 7 p.m. until service Wednesday
at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Foundation,
1060 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, N.J. 08034, or to Mount Zion Baptist
Church, South New Road and Marple Ave., Pleasantville, N.J. 08232, or to
First Baptist Church of Princeton, John Street and Paul Robeson Place,
Princeton, N.J. 08542.
Richard Peroni Sr.
TRENTON -- Richard Peroni Sr., 68, died Saturday at Millhouse Nursing
and Convalescent Center.
Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong resident.
He was an Army veteran, serving with a paratrooper division during
the Korean War.
He retired from Hooker Chemical Co., Burlington, in 1978 after many
years. He owned the Upholstery Co. of Mercerville 20 years, and worked
for Peroni's Upholstery Co., Lawrenceville.
He enjoyed bowling.
Son of the late Vincent and Elizabeth Bartolomei Peroni and brother
of the late John, Andrew and Alfred Peroni and Philomina Toth, he is survived
by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael C., and Richard Jr. and Louise
Peroni, all of Trenton; two grandsons, Richard III and Nicholas Peroni;
his former wife, Vallie Peroni of Trenton; four brothers and sisters-in-law,
William and Johanna Peroni, Joseph and Lucy Peroni, and Morris and Emma
Peroni, all of Trenton, and Angelo and Betty Peroni of Florence, Mass.;
a sister, Nancy Massaro of Trenton; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday from Winowicz Funeral Home, Adeline
and Beatty streets, Trenton.
Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joachim's
Church, Trenton, with Msgr. Thomas Gervasio officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hamilton.
Calling hours will be 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society,
Mercer Unit, 3076 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, N.J. 08648; or send Mass
Sister Mary Anne McVey
WATCHUNG -- Sister Mary Anne McVey, 101, died Monday at Overlook Hospital,
Born in Gloucester City, she lived there until 1921. From then on,
she was a longtime Watchung resident.
She entered the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey in 1921, making her
First Profession in 1923 and her Final Profession in 1928. She taught at
schools in North Plainfield, Red Bank and Camden from 1922 to 1975. She
was principal at St. Mary Academy, Lakewood, and St. Paul School, Princeton.
From 1975 until her death, she was at The McAuley Hall Health Care center,
first serving as a clerical assistant and later in auxiliary services.
Trained as a lyric soprano under a member of the Philadelphia Opera
Society, she sang for famed choir director Nicola Montani. She was a soloist
at a 1991 concert at Georgian Court College to celebrate Women's History
She received a bachelor's degree from Georgian Court College, a master's
degree in economics from Villanova University and continuing education
credits at Temple University and Rider College.
She is survived by two nieces, Mary Anne Baltish of Haddon Heights
and Kathleen McVey Fitzpatrick of Gloucester; a nephew, James McAnally
of Mendham; a great-niece; and three great-nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 a.m Thursday at Chapel
of St. Catherine of Siena at McAuley Hall, 1633 Highway 22.
Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday
at McAuley Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sisters of Mercy, 1645 Highway
22, Watchung, N.J. 07060, or Camden Catholic High School, Route 38 and
Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill, N.J. 08002.
Harold E. Karthauser
WHITING -- Harold E. Karthauser, 91, died Saturday at Crestwood Manor,
Born in New York City, he lived in Lawrenceville before moving to Whiting
He was a purchasing agent for Bayer Aspirin Co., Trenton, 27 years
before retiring. He was a member of Slackwood Presbyterian Church, Lawrenceville,
and attended Lakehurst Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Acacia Lodge
85 F&AM of Greenwich, Conn.
Husband of the late Anna Bridge Karthauser, he is survived by nieces
Private funeral arrangements are by Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals.
Eleanor B. Hillman
VENICE, Fla. -- Eleanor B. Hillman, 71, died Saturday.
Born in Trenton, she moved to Florida from Ewing, N.J. in 1978.
She was a former hostess at Dearbury Donuts, Nokomis, many years. She
was a member of American Legion Post 159, Venice.
She is survived by four sons, John W. Phillips of Venice, William "Buz"
Hillman of Warrington, Pa., Wayne R. Hillman of Venice, and Robert A. Hillman
of North Port; and nine brothers and sisters, including Bill Simmons of
Venice; and five grandchildren.
Funeral will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ewing Funeral Home, Venice.
Frieda Halpern Garber
TRENTON -- Frieda Halpern Garber, 87, died Sunday at home.
Born in Newark, she was a 65-year Trenton area resident.
She was vice president of Council of Jewish Women, a member of Adath
Israel Congregation, where she was co-chairperson of its board of education,
and an American Red Cross volunteer. She also was an honorary life member
of Board of Jewish Family and Children Services and a member and program
chairwoman of the Jewish Community Center's Golden Age Club.
Daughter of the late Benjamin and Rose Halpern and wife of the late
Dr. Louis Garber, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Gabriel
and Devera Garber of Yardley, Pa.; a daughter, Ellen Garber of Lincoln,
Mass.; nine grandchildren, Roger, Amie and Adam Baker, Gregory, Missy and
Robert Garber and Seth, Dani and Marc Rothschild; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Orland's Ewing Memorial Chapel, 1534
Pennington Road, Ewing, with Rabbi Daniel Grossman and Cantor Arthur Katlin
Burial will be in Fountain Lawn Memorial Park.
Period of mourning will be observed today at the Garber residence.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greenwood House, 53 Walter St,
Trenton, N.J. 08628, or a charity of the donor's choice.
John A. Freund
TRENTON -- John A. Freund, 91, died Friday at Water's Edge Adult Home.
A lifelong Trenton resident, he earned his master's degree in chemical
engineering from Trenton State College.
He taught radar courses while working for the Navy during World War
He also taught engineering courses at Temple University, Philadelphia;
Trenton State College; Swarthmore (Pa.) College; and Drexel University,
Philadelphia, where he also graduated.
He founded Trenton Technical Institute in 1946 and served as its director
until retiring in 1986.
He was a member of American-Hungarian Association, Trenton; Navy League
Men's Council; and Trenton Chamber of Congress. He was a life member of
Trenton Elks Lodge 105 and Trenton Lions Club, where he had just received
the club's humanitarian services award. He was a former member of Mercer
County Engineers Club.
Son of the late Stephen and Mary Toth Freund and brother of the late
William Freund and Marilyn Freund Kondor, he is survived by his wife of
51 years, Helen M. Yeager Freund of Trenton; a daughter and son-in-law,
Barbra V. and Raymond W. Pety; a grandson, Jeffrey C. Pety of Jacobstown;
and three nieces.
Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception
Church, 540 Chestnut Ave., south Trenton.
A gathering of friends and sharing () will be 9:30 until mass Thursday
at the church.
Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Capital
Improvement Fund, 540 Chestnut Ave., Trenton, N.J. 08611.
Arrangements are by Winowicz Funeral Service.
H. Page Fielding
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP -- H. Page Fielding, 64, of Titusville died Sunday
at St. Mary's Hospital, Langhorne, Pa.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he grew up in Devon, Pa. before moving to
He was a geologist more than 30 years for the Delaware River Basin
Commission. He graduated from Episcopal Academy and Franklin and Marshall
College, Lancaster, Pa.
He served in the Army from 1955 to 1958.
Son of the late Richard M. and Nancy Page Fielding, he is survived
by his wife, Judith Janusz Fielding; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard
"Buz" and Ellen Fielding of Wayne, Pa.; an uncle, Henry Page of Midland,
Texas; two nieces; and four great-nieces.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. David's Church, 763
Valley Forge Road, Wayne, Pa.
Burial will be private, at the convenience of the family.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 3076
Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, N.J. 08648, or to Pennington First Aid Squad,
Bromel Place, Pennington, N.J. 08534.
Arrangements are by Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, Pennington Circle, Pennington.
Robert M. Denyse
READINGTON TOWNSHIP -- Robert M. Denyse, 74, died Monday at Hunterdon
Medical Center, Raritan Township.
Born in Somerville, he resided in Raritan Township before moving to
Readington Township in 1966.
He was Readington Township's road supervisor 29 years before retiring.
A skilled baseball player, he pitched several years in the Hunterdon County
and Tri-County baseball leagues.
A life member of Flemington American Legion Post 159, he was a Navy
veteran of World War II.
Son of the late Mortimer and Lucy Hicks Denyse, he is survived by his
wife, Dorothy Lisk Denyse; a daughter, Elizabeth A. Trapanese of Bridgewater;
a son, Dennis W. of Clinton; two grandsons, Dennis W. McCamy of Bloomsbury
and Zachary R. Trapanese of Bridgewater; a granddaughter, Stacy McCamy
of Kansas; and a great-granddaughter.
Graveside service will be private, at the family's convenience.
There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, Flemington.
Josephine C. Vecere
LAWRENCE -- Josephine C. Vecere, 77, died Monday at Lawrenceville Nursing
Born in Stamford, Conn., she lived in Lawrenceville since 1962.
She was a member of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church and Lawrenceville
Senior Citizens Club 1.
Daughter of the late Dominic and Anna Pellicciari Forte, she is survived
by her husband, Joseph C. Vecere; four daughters, Marlene Wiseman of Lawrenceville,
Gail Deinhardt of Trenton, Ann Goldman of Roosevelt and Diane Iezzo of
Cranbury; a son, Christopher J. Vecere of New York City; and five grandchildren,
Victoria, Alexander and Nicholas Wiseman and Naomi and Aliya Goldman.
Funeral will proceed 9 a.m. Friday from Poulson & Van Hise Funeral
Directors, 650 Lawrence Road.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. at St. Ann's Roman
Entombment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery Mausoleum, Hamilton.
Calling hours will be 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church,
1253 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, N.J. 08648.
LOS ANGELES -- Philip Tanzini, 68, died Tuesday at Los Angeles Hospital.
Born in Trenton, he lived there 20 years before moving to Los Angeles.
He was former owner of Whiskey-A-Go Go nightclub, Los Angeles.
Son of the late Vincent and Constance Massiello Tanzini and brother
of the late Frances Mule and Palma Palumbo, he is survived by his wife,
Gloria Tanzini; two children, Gia and Philip Tanzini of Los Angeles; a
sister, Helen Carabelli of Trenton; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be in Los Angeles.
Lillian M. Stoop
HAMILTON -- Lillian M. Stoop, 92, died Monday at Hamilton Continuing
Arrangements are by Saul Colonial Home, Hamilton Square.
Helen E. Sost
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Helen E. Toma Sost, 87, died Monday at Odyssey Health
Born in New York City, she was a longtime Trenton resident and lived
in the Lakeside Park section of Hamilton, N.J. before moving to Las Vegas.
She retired as assistant supervisor with Switlick Parachute Co., Trenton,
after 25 years.
She was a member of St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, Las Vegas,
St. Raphael's Church and its Altar Rosary Society, Elderberry Senior Citizens
Club, Wooden of the World, Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary, Mount Carmel Guild,
Lakeside Civic Association and charter member of Yardville Heights PTA.
Daughter of the late Stephen and Julia Kortvelesi Toma and wife of
the late Carl A. Sost, she is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law,
Carolyn and Bob Cook of Las Vegas and Judith and Bob Hampson of Hamilton
Square; a sister, Anne Witkowski of Trenton; four grandchildren, Debbie,
Kevin, Coleen and Bernadette; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Buklad Yardville Memorial Chapel,
30 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville, N.J., with clergy from St. Raphael's
Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Hamilton.
Calling hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Raphael's Church, 3500 S.
Broad St., Hamilton, N.J. 08610.
LOWER MAKEFIELD, Pa. -- Patricia Updike Sormani, 68, died Tuesday at
Lawrence Memorial Hospital, New London, Conn.
Born in Trenton, she lived in Lower Makefield 43 years.
She was a member of the Women's Junior League of Trenton.
She was a 1952 graduate of Connecticut College.
Daughter of the late Horace and Maude Owens Updike, she is survived
by her husband, Emil H.; two sons, Kenneth U. of New York and Ross J. of
Provincetown, Mass.; and a cousin, Suzanne Hoffman of Myersville, Md.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ewing Church Cemetery,
100 Scotch Road, Ewing, N.J.
Calling hours will be 1 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at J. Allen Hooper Funeral
Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's
Disease and Related Disorders Association, 325 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia,
Pa. 19106 or Meals on Wheels, Falls Township Senior Center, c/o MOW, Attn.
Ann Marie Moyer, Box 24, 2282 Trenton Road, Fairless Hills, Pa. 19030.
Agnes Ann Slater
HAMILTON -- Agnes Ann Slater, 75, died Monday at St. Mary's Medical
Center, Newtown, Pa.
Born in New Brunswick, she lived in Hamilton 35 years.
She worked at E.R. Squibb & Son 10 years and with dietary service
for Hamilton Township's Board of Education 10 years.
She was a member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church, New Brunswick.
Wife of the late Charles I. Slater and sister of the late Earl McCargo,
Lillian Nelson and Dora Jones, she is survived by a daughter, Beth A. Slater
of Mount Rainier, Md.; a son, Charles I. of Willingboro; two sisters, Kathryn
McCargo and Betty Scott of New Brunswick; and two grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Alban's Episcopal Church,
148 Lee Ave., New Brunswick.
Burial will be in Van Liew Cemetery, North Brunswick.
Calling hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Anderson Funeral Service,
201 Sandford St., New Brunswick.
Lawrence R. Shaner
MORRISVILLE, Pa. -- Lawrence R. Shaner, 81, died Monday at Manor Care,
Born in Royersford, he lived in Morrisville 48 years.
Mr. Shaner retired as an electrical welder.
He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II.
He was a member of Morrisville Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
6176, Penn Morris Lodge Free and Accepted Masons and St. John's Evangelical
Husband of the late Margaret Treut Shaner, he is survived by a daughter,
Laurenette Brewer of Tuckerton, N.J.; a sister, Marie S. Ernst of Morrisville;
and two grandchildren, Laurence and Amy L. Brewer.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17
S. Delaware Ave., Yardley, with the Rev. John Schweitzer officiating.
Burial will be in Morrisville Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 10 a.m. until service Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 43 S.
Main St., Doylestown, Pa. 18901.
Virginia M. Sergeant
EWING -- Virginia M. Sergeant, 79, died Monday at Capital Health System
at Mercer hospital.
Born in Ridley Park, Pa., she lived in Ewing.
She retired from the personnel department of Educational Testing Services
after 10 years and worked for Trenton School Board and Marie Katzenback
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Ewing, Presbytery
of New Brunswick on the Committee on Ministry and the board of directors
of the Residence Home of Trenton.
She graduated from Mercer County Community College and attended Douglass
College, and was a member of Alpha Mu Gamma national honor society.
Daughter of the late E. Rowland and Ellen Marie Love Major, she is
survived by her husband of 57 years, David; a son and daughter-in-law,
David J. and Diane Sergeant of Houston; a daughter, Barbara E. Sergeant
of Ewing; an aunt; and a grandson, Geoffrey A. Sergeant of Houston.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ewing Church Cemetery
with the Rev. David D. Prince, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Ewing,
There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan
Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton, N.J. 08053.
Arrangements are by Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, Hopewell Township.
HAMILTON -- Frank Schlunsky, 91, died Sunday at Frankford Hospital,
Bucks County division.
Born in Bukin in what is now Yugoslavia, he was a Hamilton area resident
He retired from John A. Roebling's Sons Co. after 22 years.
He was a founding member of the German-American Society of Yardville,
German Card & Bingo Club, the Donauschwaben Clubof Yardville and Holy
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Eva Stiller Schlunsky; two
daughters and a son-in-law, Barbara and Michael Mathes and Eva Wildmann,
all of Hamilton; three grandchildren, Doris Mathes, Erika Kotsopey and
Ron Wildmann; three great-grandsons; and three nieces.
Funeral will proceed 9 a.m. Friday from Knott's Colonial Funeral Home,
2946 S. Broad St.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. at Holy Angels Church.
Burial will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Angels
Church, 1733 S. Broad St., Hamilton, N.J. 08610.
Robert Lee Patterson
TRENTON -- Robert Lee Patterson, 54, died Saturday at Chandler Hall
Hospice, Newtown, Pa.
Born in McCall, S.C., he was a longtime Trenton resident.
He was a truck driver for Brambles USA.
Son of the late David and Sarah Patterson, he is survived by his wife,
Annie Emmanuel Patterson; four sons, Robert Jr., Rodney Lee and Tyree Patterson
and Rodney Bush; two daughters, Robin Lee Patterson and Stephanie Patterson;
two stepchildren, Ann Margaret and David Johnson; six grandchildren; a
sister and brother-in-law, Delores Patterson-Savage and Larry Leroy Savage;
two half-sisters, Carrie and Corrine; two half-brothers, Dennis and David;
six aunts; an uncle; two nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Friendship Baptist Church, 111 Perry
St. with the Rev. Willie J. Sanders, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Ewing Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church.
Arrangements are by Campbell Funeral Chapel.
John Richard Keeling
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- John Richard Keeling, 70, died Saturday
in Palm Beach Gardens.
Born in Queens, N.Y., he lived in Trenton before moving to Palm Beach
He retired from CBS, New York City, in 1986.
He served in the Army.
He attended St. John's University and received a master's degree from
He is survived by his wife, Halina Keeling; a son, Steven; a daughter,
Kim McGovern; a stepson, Peter Werne; a stepdaughter, Gabriela Nosari;
a sister, Geraldine Prudente; and grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours.
Burial will be in Arlington (Va.) National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Lung Association, 2701
N. Australian Ave., W. Palm Beach, Fla. 33407.
HAMILTON -- Elizabeth Hutchinson, 89, died Tuesday at Waters Edge Convalescent
Born in Trenton, she was a longtime Hamilton Square resident.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Hamilton Square, for
She was predeceased by her husband, Minford Hutchinson, and a daughter,
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hamilton Square Presbyterian
Cemetery with the Rev. Raymond Weigle, pastor of First Presbyterian Church
of Hamilton Square, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 3550
Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, N.J. 08690.
Arrangements are by Peppler Funeral Home, Allentown.
Melvin K. Hutchinson
HALLANDALE, Fla. -- Melvin K. Hutchinson, 83, died April 21.
Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong resident before moving to Hallandale
He was a partner in Hutchinson Signs and Cranes, Trenton. The company
fabricated and erected illuminated signs, including the original "Trenton
Makes The World Takes" sign, which it installed on Trenton's Lower Free
Bridge in 1934.
He was a partner in Royal Liquor Distributors.
Mr. Hutchinson was a member of Sacred Heart Church and American Bowling
He attended Lawrenceville (N.J.) Preparatory Academy.
He is survived by a brother, Alvin of Lighthouse Point; three daughters,
Claire Rich of Freeland, Wash., Melanie Daly of Oakland Park and Marlene
Frazzini of Mahwah, N.J.; and many grandchildren.
Funeral was in Palm Beach.
Burial will be 3 p.m. Friday at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Trenton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lighthouse International Foundation,
New York City.
Arrangements were by Del Lago Funeral Home, Lake Worth.
Norman E. Higgins Sr.
BURLINGTON TWP. -- Norman E. Higgins Sr., 82, died Tuesday at Rancocas
Born in Tullytown, Pa., he was a longtime Burlington Township resident.
He was an Army veteran.
Mr. Higgins retired as railroad supervisor at McGuire Air Force Base
after 25 years.
Husband of the late Helen Marie Awdick Higgins and father of the late
Peggy Joan Shinn, he is survived by a son, Norman E. Jr. of Marlton; a
daughter, Dolores Green of Burlington Township; a brother, Stanley of Newport
News, Va.; two sisters, Joan Shelton and Dorothy Hartman of Florida; nine
grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at McGee Funeral Home, 869 Beverly
Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Burlington.
Memorial contributions may be made to Deborah Heart and Lung Center,
1 Trenton Road, Browns Mills, N.J. 08015 or American Diabetes Association,
1060 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, N.J. 08034.
Eva K. Green
MONROE -- Eva K. Green, 82, died Tuesday at Princeton Nursing Center.
Born in Boston, she lived in New England and was a longtime Pennsylvania
resident before moving to the Clearbrook section of Monroe Township in
She worked many years with parents of children with learning disabilities,
was a school social worker, had a private practice and was field supervisor
for Rutger's University School of Social Work.
She was a member of the National Association of Social Workers, was
active in community organizations and led discussion groups on family relationships.
She attended high school and college in Boston and received a master's
in social work from Boston University.
She enjoyed social and political activities, music, reading, talking
and learning about people.
Wife of the late Robert Green, she is survived by two daughters, Ellen
and Vivian; three grandchildren; a sister, Lillian Light; and other relatives
Memorial service will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday at her home in Clearbrook.
Memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Drive,
Suite 300, Marlton, N.J. 08053 or Princeton Chapter of the Coalition for
Peace Action, 40 Witherspoon St., Princeton, N.J. 08540.
Andrew J. Epp
EAST WINDSOR -- Andrew J. Epp, 76, died Monday at Robert Wood Johnson
University Hospital at Hamilton.
Born in Trenton, he lived in East Windsor more than 20 years.
An Army veteran of World War II, he retired from the state's heating
and air conditioning department after more than 10 years.
He was a member of Hope Baptist Church, East Windsor.
He is survived by his wife, Marion Anderson Epp; two daughters, Cathy
Huling of Camden and Tina Giove of Sewell; three sons and two daughters-in-law,
Andrew of Idaho, George and Marion Epp of Yardville and Larry and Gail
Epp of Cranbury; a brother and sister-in-law, George and Gladys Epp of
Cranbury; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday at A.S. Cole Funeral Home, 22 N. Main
St., Cranbury, with the Rev. Larry Schmalbach officiating.
Burial will be in Brainerd Cemetery, Cranbury.
Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Roberta Van Doren
MANCHESTER -- Roberta Verna Van Doren, 84, died Sunday at home.
Born in Newark, she lived in Packanack Lake before moving to Crestwood
Village in 1977.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Daughters of the British Empire and Resident's
Club of Crestwood Village V.
Sister of the late Donald Robertson, she is survived by her husband
of 62 years, Elwood Van Doren; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Barbara
Van Doren of Lawrenceville; a grandson, Mark Van Doren of Washington D.C.;
and a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Monica and Joe Brenner of Arlington,
Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Manchester Memorial Funeral
Home, 28 Schoolhouse Road, Whiting, N.J.
Burial will be 1 p.m. Friday at New Germantown Cemetery, Oldwick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Deborah Heart
and Lung Center, 1 Trenton Road, Browns Mills, N.J. 08015 or Community
Medical Center, 1 Disney Drive, Highway 37 West, Toms River, N.J. 08753.
Lawrence W. Cook
PENNINGTON -- Lawrence W. Cook, 61, died Friday at home.
Born in East Orange, he was a longtime resident of that area before
moving to Pennington.
He was a professional engineer, licensed by New Jersey in 1977 and
Pennsylvania in 1986.
He was a member for more than 27 years and elder of Hopewell Presbyterian
Church and belonged to the American Contract Bridge League, he Central
Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club and the Amateur Trap Shooting Association.
He graduated from Columbia High School, attended University of Pennsylvania,
received a bachelor's in mechanical engineering from Newark College of
Engineering and received a business degree from Upsola College.
Son of the late Richard and Claire Wolff Cook, he is survived by his
wife of 39 years, Suzanne Rogers Cook of Pennington; three sons, Richard
L. of Jamesburg, Daniel M. of California and Gorden F. of Illinois; two
grandchildren; a brother, David W. of Massachusetts; and a sister, Janice
C. Cook of California.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hopewell Presbyterian Church
with reception following in the church hall.
Burial will be in Restland Memorial Park Cemetery, East Hanover.
Memorial contributions may be made to Capital Improvement Organ Fund,
c/o Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Broad Street, Hopewell, N.J. 08525.
Arrangements are by Cromwell Memorial Home, Hopewell.
HAMILTON -- Carmela Calimeri, 100, died Sunday at Robert Wood Johnson
University Hospital at Hamilton.
Born in Italy, she was a longtime New York resident before moving to
Wife of the late Carmelo and mother of the late Ermando, she is survived
by three sons and daughters-in-law, Rosario and Nancy of Wayne, Alfred
and Joan of Edison and Ernest and Theresa of Toms River; a daughter, Mary
Halupke of Hamilton; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and
Funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Saint Gregory
the Great Roman Catholic Church, 4680 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square.
Calling hours will be 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday at Knott's Colonial Funeral
Home, 2946 S. Broad St.
Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
Minnie Mae Bradham
TRENTON -- Minnie Mae Bradham, 91, died Saturday at Ewing Center-Genesis
Born in Sumter, S.C., she lived in Trenton 64 years.
She was a domestic for Columbus Hotel, Whiteville, N.C.
Mrs. Bradham was educated in Sumter public schools.
She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
Daughter of the late Marsh and Louella McCray and wife of the late
Joseph Bradham, and she is survived by a son, Prince Nance Jr. of Willingboro;
a daughter, Bessie Lee Lyman of Trenton; 11 grandchildren; and other relatives
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Anderson Funeral Service, 300 N. Willow
St., with the Rev. Nathaniel Benjamin, pastor of Wayne Avenue Baptist Church,
Calling hours will be 11 a.m. until service Friday at the funeral home.
LAWRENCE -- George Biggs, 80, died Monday at home.
Born in Greenville, Ill., he lived in Lawrenceville.
He was a controller with American Standard, Piscataway, 18 years and
was a certified public accountant.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving as lieutenant.
He graduated from the University of Illinois.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Groh Biggs; two sons, Timothy Biggs
of Maine and Thomas Biggs of Wrightstown, Pa.; a daughter, Barbara Biggs
of North Carolina; and six grandchildren.
Funeral will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Princeton Hospice, 208 Bunn Drive,
Princeton, N.J. 08540 or Princeton Memorial Association, 48 Roper Road,
Princeton, N.J. 08540.
Arrangements were made by Alloway Funeral Home, Merchantville.
TRENTON -- Helen Danko Anderson, 89, died Monday at Waters Edge Convalescent
Arrangements are by Kutch Funeral Home.