Helen Guild Duthie Jackson, 86, of Prince Edward Island, Canada, died December 6 at South Shore Villa in Crapaud, P.E.I.
Born in Princeton, and a Princeton High School graduate, she was a Princeton resident until 1941, when she married her high school sweetheart, Edward Jackson, and moved to Hicksville, Long Island. She remained in Hicksville for more than 60 years, frequently returning to Princeton to visit family and friends. She took pride in telling friends that she was from Princeton.
She loved flowers and could often be found tending her garden. She also traveled extensively.
She was predeceased by her husband, Edward; two sisters, Ida Campbell and Isabel Murray; and two brothers, Charles and William. She is survived by two daughters, Susan Jackson-Hewitt of Carmel, Calif., and Phyllis Diercks of P.E.I.; a brother, John Duthie of Toms River; five grandchildren; and seven great-grand- children.
A memorial Mass in celebration of her life will be held in Princeton in the spring of 2004.
A nursing scholarship in her memory will be founded at South Shore Villa, Prince Edward Island.
Those wishing information about the memorial Mass or the scholarship fund may write to Susan Jackson-Hewitt, P.O. Box 223223, Carmel, Calif. 93922.
Elnora Hallett, 95, of Princeton, died December 12 at the Princeton home of her daughter.
Born in Shadyside, Ohio, she lived there until she moved to Princeton in 1992.
In the 1920s and 1930s she was a piano teacher in her hometown. She was active in the First Presbyterian Church of Shadyside, where she was a member for 85 years.
While in Princeton she enjoyed attending the Friday Club at the YWCA.
Predeceased in 1989 by her husband, Dwight Hallett, she is survived by her daughter, Carol Robbins of Princeton; a brother, Brice McMillen of Leesburg, Fla.; and three grandchildren.
The funeral service was December 16 at Baukmecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home in Shadyside. Burial was in the Powhatan Point Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Princeton Home Care Service.
Patricia E. Long Cox, 51, of Lawrenceville, died December 12 at home.
Born in Trenton, she was a lifelong resident of Lawrenceville.
She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and Rider University, with a B.A. in education.
She had recently retired after 20 years as a case worker for the Mercer County Board of Social Services.
She was a member of the Ladies Order of Hibernians, Monsignor Crane Division, No. 6, of Hamilton, and a member of the Adel Quinn Society of Hamilton.
Daughter of the late William and Elizabeth C. Long, she is survived by her husband, Joseph R. Cox; a brother, William J. Long of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and a sister, Margaret Simmons of Titusville.
The Funeral was December 16 at The Mather Hodge Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Paul's Church, celebrated by her nephew, Fr. Mark Hunt. Burial was in St. Paul¹s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society, Mercer County Chapter, 3076 Princeton
Pike, Lawrenceville 08648; or the American Heart Association,
2550 Route 1, North Brunswick 08902-4301.