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Carl O. Banks

Edwin B. Dunham

Libby Newman

Marcia Dey Powell

Memorial Service - Nima Arpi Sabouri

Elizabeth C. Siren

Richard L. Stoddard

Carl O. Banks

Carl Orville Banks, 69, of Atlantic City, died of natural causes on January 13 in Atlantic City. Born and raised in Princeton, he moved to Atlantic City in 1981.

Son of the late Orville and Gertrude Banks and brother of the late Boyd Banks and Athena Tadlock, he is survived by two daughters, Crystal Brown of Lutz, Fla., and Cindy Banks of Lincoln, N.J.; two sons, Carl Moore and Richard Moore of Trenton; two brothers, Howard Sweeney of Lawrenceville and Lloyd Banks of Princeton; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Edwin B. Dunham

Edwin B. Dunham, 90, of Morganton, N.C., formerly of Princeton, died January 20 in Morganton.

Born in New York City to Joseph and Edna (Harris) Dunham, he was raised in Princeton from the age of one by his aunt and uncle, John P. and Ida (Dunham) Wilcox after the death of his mother. He was a graduate of Princeton High School, and of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1934.

A licensed pharmacist since 1936, he became manager and then owner of the Wilcox Pharmacy on Nassau Street until the store's closing in 1968.

Predeceased by his wife Julia (Barlow) and a daughter, Carol, he is survived by two sons, Larry of Morganton and the Rev. Guy of York, Pa.; a daughter, Jill Bianchi of Bear, Del.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held this Saturday, January 29 at 11 a.m. at the Kimble Funeral Home, 1 Hamilton Avenue, with Mr. Dunham's son, the Rev. Guy W. Dunham, officiating. The family will receive guests at 10:30 a.m.

Interment will be in Princeton Cemetery immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 605, Morganton, N.C. 28680; or to the American Heart Association, 122 East 42 Street, 18th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10168.

Libby Newman

Libby Newman, 92, of Princeton, died January 18 at the University Medical Center at Princeton.

Born in New York City, she moved to Princeton 12 years ago from her country estate, Buttonwood Acres, in Ringoes.

She was a longtime member of The Jewish Center of Princeton.

Wife of the late Harry Newman, she is survived by a son, Alan of Colorado Springs Colo.; a daughter, Ilene Fisher of Philadelphia; a brother, Leo Flack of Boynton Beach, Fla.; and a granddaughter.

The funeral service was January 21 at The Jewish Center of Princeton. Interment was in Princeton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street, Princeton 08540.

Arrangements were under the direction of The Kimble Funeral Home.

Marcia Dey Powell

Marcia Dey Vander Zee Powell, 75, of Princeton, died January 20 at the University Medical Center at Princeton. She had lived in the Princeton area for 26 years.

Born in Grand Rapids, Mich., she was a graduate of the University of Maryland.

She taught at the former Miss Mason's School and had been active in The Princeton University Art Museum Docent Association and the Princeton Present Day Club. She was a former president of The Women's College Club of Princeton and chairman of the club's Memorial Education Loan Fund, which provides interest-free educational loans to young women who have won one of the club's scholarships.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, William K. Powell; two daughters, Karin Riffle of West Bloomfield, Mich., and Nancy Hartzog of Lexington, N.C.; a son, Mark of Annapolis, Md.; three sisters, Suzanne Peppin-Palmer of Bluffton, S.C., Mary Claire Eastman of Atlanta, Ga., and Betsy Hutchison of Alameda, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

A private service will be held by the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Women's College Club of Princeton Scholarship Fund, 34 Vreeland Court, Princeton 08540.

Arrangements are by Blackwell Memorial, Pennington.

Memorial Service

A memorial service for Nima Arpi Sabouri of Princeton, who died January 16 at the age of 25, will be held this Sunday, January 30, at 1:30 p.m. in the Princeton University Chapel. All family members and friends are invited.

Elizabeth C. Siren

Elizabeth C. Siren, 94, of Princeton, died January 22 at the University Medical Center at Princeton.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she had been a resident of Princeton for the past 20 years. She was an active member of St. Paul's Church Golden Agers.

Wife of the late Joseph K. Siren Jr., she is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth B. Siren of Princeton; and a sister, Bobbie Butz of Maryland.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on January 25 at St. Paul's Church. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 529, Princeton 08542.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Kimble Funeral Home.

Richard L. Stoddard

Richard L. Stoddard, 98, of Princeton, died January 19 in his sleep at home.

He was director of investments for the State of New Jersey from 1964 until his retirement in 1975. Following his retirement, he became a consultant for the State Treasurer, acting as the Treasurer's representative with the South Jersey Port Corporation. In 1975, he co-founded, with Ken Holmes, the National Association of State Investment Officers. In 1995, he received the Richard Stoddard Award given each year to members of NASIO throughout the United States.

Born in Decorah, Iowa, he studied at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University. In 1933, he joined the accounting firm then known as Price Waterhouse. In 1942 he became affiliated with Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon Suture Laboratories in New Brunswick as an accountant, eventually becoming treasurer. In the late 1940s, he took his family to Scotland for two years, starting Ethicon Sutures there for Johnson & Johnson.

He moved to Princeton in 1943, where he became one of six Quakers who "re-founded" Princeton Friends Meeting, which had, in the Quaker phrase, been "laid down" – i.e. closed – for many years. With his wife, he also carried out occasional assignments for Burlington Quarterly Meeting and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends.

He was a long-time member of Springdale Golf Club.

Predeceased in 1967 by his wife, Charlotte, he is survived by a daughter, Ann Sielman of Salem, Conn.; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and his full-time care-giver for more than five years, Dora Bampo.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 19 in the Princeton Friends Meeting House, at the intersection of Quaker Road and Mercer Street.

Arrangements are by The Kimble Funeral Home, Princeton.

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