Thursday, March 28, 2013
A service in his memory will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at Nassau Christian Center, 26 Nassau St., Princeton,
Thursday, March 28
Nicholas (Nick) King, 42, passed away at home on Sunday, March 24, after a two year battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. He was born and grew up in Bristol, England, where his good looks, intelligence and fun-loving nature gained him a wife, a PhD, and many friends. In 2001 he moved to San Jose, California, and subsequently to Lawrence Township, N.J., in 2002. He worked for JDSU as an optical engineer, designing amplifiers for the telecom industry. He gained several patents during his career. He was a great problem solver, very resourceful, and could turn his hand to almost anything. He could never sit still and there was never a dull moment when he was around. He seemed to bring sunshine wherever he went. He was a …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning, March 27.
Tuesday, March 26
Raymond C. Kaminski, 94, passed away on Thursday at Compassionate Care Hospice, Trenton. Born in Johnstown, Pa., Raymond was a former resident of Trenton before moving to Lawrence Township. He was a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army and served a tour of duty in both the Atlantic and Pacific Theatres. Raymond retired in 1969 as a Supervisor with Columbia Carbon in Trenton. He was a Parishioner at the Church of St. Ann and a member of the North Trenton American Legion Post #458, the Lawrenceville VFW Post #3022 and the Lawrence Seniors Club. Raymond was a self-taught oil painter, avid gardener and Phillies fan. He enjoyed traveling to Atlantic City, Las Vegas and spending time with his family. Son of the late Zygmunt and Stella Kaminski, …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 26.
Monday, March 25
George H. Conover Jr., 84, of Lawrence Township, passed away on Thursday, March 21, at home. Born in Trenton, he was a longtime resident of Lawrence Township. George was a graduate of Trenton High School Class of 1946, Lafayette College Class of 1949, earning his BA degree in three years, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Doctor of Jurisprudence, Class of 1951, and New York University Masters of Law, Class of 1952. Before retiring in 1986, he was a senior partner with Levinson, Conover, Axelrod and Wheaton Law Firm in Edison. George was a member of the Lawrence Lions Club; and parishioner, eucharistic minister and fourth-degree knight at The Church of St. Ann. Some of his hobbies included running, swimming, playing tennis, reading…
Thursday, March 21, 2013
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 23, at the Slackwood Presbyterian Church.
Thursday, March 21
Virginia Bowers Peters, 82, of Lawrence Township, passed away at home on Monday, March 18, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Trenton, Virginia was a lifelong resident of Lawrence Township. She was a graduate of Trenton Central High School. Virginia was formerly employed with Photo Art of Trenton, Nationwide Insurance Company and Dunhams department store. She was a member of the Slackwood Presbyterian Church of Lawrence, a deacon, a member of the Presbyterian Women’s Association and past board member of the Meals on Wheels Program. Some of her hobbies included cooking, sewing, floral design and organizing family functions. Daughter of the late John and Edith Bowers, sister of the late A. Kenneth Bowers, and wife of the late Elmer …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Funeral services for the longtime Lawrence Township resident will be held on Thursday, March 21.
Wednesday, March 20
Barbara K. Van Doren, 69, beloved wife of Robert, died peacefully at home on Sunday, March 17, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara first came to Lawrence Township to study at Rider College, where she earned her bachelor's degree in business administration. Barbara was a resident of Lawrenceville for 41 years. In addition to raising her two children, Barbara was household "comptroller," as her son called her, and an active member of her church. Her marriage to Bob was an inspiration to many - no two people enjoyed each other's company more than they did and they never missed an opportunity to kiss or hold hands. Barbara loved gardening and any kind of yard work, baking her famous chocolate chip cookies, and above all spending time with…
Monday, March 18, 2013
A retired teacher who spent 20 years working in Lawrence Township, she will be laid to rest on Tuesday.
Monday, March 18
Beverley Fichera Lester, 66, of Lawrence Township died peacefully on Friday, March 15, at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. She died after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Lexington, North Carolina, Beverley was a resident of Lawrence for the past 30 years. Beverley graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 1968 and continued her education receiving her master’s degree in 1972 from Teachers College at Columbia University. She was a Special Education teacher for 26 years, having been in the Lawrence Township School System for 20 of those years, before retiring in 2004. She was a very active member in the Lawrence Township Education Association having served as its president for 8 years. She was also …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 18.
Friday, March 15
Josephine Dolores Gioia of Lawrence Township passed away on Tuesday, March 12, at Chandler Hall, Newtown, Pa. Born Sept. 13, 1917, in New York City, she was a resident of Lawrence for 52 years. Josephine was a graduate of the School of Designing and Dress Making. She later retired as a self-employed seamstress after 50 years of service. Josephine was a parishioner at the Church of St. Ann in Lawrence. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. Daughter of the late Frank and Marianna Rinaldi, sister of the late Rudy, John and Rosario Rinaldi, and Ann Potenza, she is survived by her husband Vito Gioia; her son and daughter-in-law Jack and Patricia Gioia; her daughter-in-law Mary Jane Gioia; her granddaughters …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Funeral services for the longtime Lawrence Township resident will be held on Friday, March 15.
Wednesday, March 13
Mildred Kandrac, 88, of Lawrence Township passed away on Monday, March 11, at Hamilton Continuing Care Center, Hamilton Township. Born in Trenton, she was a longtime resident of Lawrence. Mildred worked for many years as a cashier at the Pennington Market. Wife of the late Andrew Kandrac and mother of the late Donald Kandrac, she is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Kenneth and Cynthia Kandrac; her daughter and son-in-law Susan and George Lebeda; her grandchildren Denise Kandrac Hall (Peter), Andie Kandrac, Scott Lebeda (Alecia), Mark Lebeda and Aaron Kandrac; and her great-granddaughter Veronica Rose Hall. Relatives and friends can call on Friday, March 15, from 10-11 a.m. at the Poulson & Van Hise Funeral Directors, 650 Lawrence Rd…
Friday, March 8, 2013
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 11.
Friday, March 8
Phyllis D. Nerwinski, 78, of Lawrence Township passed away on Thursday, March 7, at Capital Health Center in Hopewell surrounded by her loving family. Phyllis was born and raised in Trenton and was a member of St. James Parish. For the past 45 years she resided in Lawrence and was a member of the Church of St. Ann. Phyllis was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed attending the many sporting events for her children and grandchildren, and was most at peace in her home in Barnegat Light surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her parents Pasquale and Angelina DiStefano, and her sisters, Viola Chiarello and Hilda Hill. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Frank P. Nerwinski, and her children, Frank P. Nerwinski Jr…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 9, at the Lawrence Road Presbyterian Church.
Thursday, March 7
Paul W. O’Neil Jr., 82, died peacefully, surrounded by loving family after a short illness on Saturday, March 2, at the home of his son Michael. Paul was born in Newark, N.J., and graduated from Trenton Catholic High School. He served in the Navy aboard the USS Lipan ATF 85, a veteran of the Korean War. He retired from the Bell Telephone Company. Paul was a resident of Lawrence Township until relocating to Waretown, N.J. to live by his beloved Barnegat Bay. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed many years captaining his boat, the “Miss Dorothy”, on the ocean and bay. He was a member of the Lawrence and Lacey Township Elks, American Legion Post 414, and the Whitehead Veterans Club. Paul was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy A. O’…