Longtime Princeton resident Olindo "Willie" Carnevale, 92, died on June 26 at University Medical Center at Princeton.
Mr. Carnevale was born in Pettoranello, Italy, and at the age of 16 came to live in Princeton, where he lived for the rest of his life.
He retired from Princeton University, where he worked in Building & Grounds and the custodial departments for many years. He was a longtime member of the Princeton Italian-American Sportsman's Club, the Roma Eterna Lodge, and a parishioner of St. Paul's Church.
He enjoyed walking and would often be seen by his many friends on his daily trips through Princeton.
Mr. Carnevale is predeceased by his wife, Emma Proccacino Carnevale, and his son, Olindo D. Carnevale, Jr.
He is survived by his daughter, Adelina of Princeton, his daughter-in-law, Kaye Carnevale of Kingston, four grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 8 to 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning at Kimble Funeral Home, 1 Hamilton Ave., Princeton.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Paul¹s, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 529, Princeton, N.J., 08542, or to the Healthcare Ministries of St. Paul¹s Church, 218 Nassau St., Princeton, N.J., 08542.
Isabella "Isabelle" Cohen, 92, of Princeton died June 25 at home.
Mrs. Cohen was born in Elizabeth, N.J., where she resided until moving to St. Petersburg, Fla. in 1979, where she lived until moving to Princeton four years ago.
Mrs. Cohen was a selfless individual, who was a registered nurse, specializing in pediatrics. She was especially proud to have made rounds with noted pediatrician, Dr. Bella Schick, of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York.
After raising her family, she returned to private duty practice until her retirement.
Daughter of the late John J. and Mary McCann Trimble and wife of the late Nathan Y. Cohen, she is survived by three sons, Michael Mace of Princeton, with whom she resided, Mark of Elizabeth, N.J., and Mahlon of Whitehouse Station, and three daughters, Rima of Washington, N.C., Rebecca of Annandale, N.J., and Robin Cohen of Sayreville, N.J.
A memorial service was held Tuesday at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made in Isabelle's memory to American Parkinson Disease Association, 1250 Hylan Blvd., Suite 4B, Staten Island, N.Y., 10305, or to The National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 NW 9th Ave., Miami, FL, 33136.
Nicolas Piroué, 44, of Lower Makefield Township, Pa., died unexpectedly from a heart attack on June 15 at his home.
Born in Geneva, Switzerland to Pierre and Marianne Piroué, he was raised in Princeton, where he attended elementary and high school.
After serving four years in the U.S. Air Force, he studied computer science at the University of Maryland. A professional software development engineer, he ran his own consulting business with his close friend Arthur Gazdowski.
He is survived by his parents, who are Princeton residents; his wife, Beverly, his children, Amanda and Andrew, at home; and his brother Olivier, of Denver, Colo.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday, June 22, at the Princeton University Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Nicolas Piroué Children Fund, c/o Becky Gabriele, 2040 Farmview Drive, Newtown, Pa. 18940.
Local businessman Robert C. Saums, 80, a lifelong resident of Blawenburg, died June 26 at Merwick Rehab Hospital & Nursing Care Center.
Mr. Saums was an Army staff sergeant during World War II and since 1957 worked in the family business, Saums Interiors.
For nearly 60 years, he was a member of the Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2, serving as fire chief in 1952-1953. He was also fire commissioner and chairman of the fire commissioners for many years.
In addition, Mr. Saums was a member of the American Legion Post 339, a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, past grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Council 7103 and a golfer at the Hopewell Valley Golf Club.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Wanda Saums, sisters Claudia Tindall of Kalispell, Mont., Patricia Ritter of Rayersford, Pa., and Wendy Drift of Montgomery. He is also survived by daughters Sharon Saums of Hopewell, Maryann Saums of Pennington, and Eileen of Columbus, Ohio; and by five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, at 10 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church, 54 East Prospect Street, Hopewell. Interment will follow in Blawenburg Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 9 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Cromwell-Immordino Memorial Home, 71 E. Prospect Street, Hopewell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2, P.O. Box 267, Blawenburg, N.J., 08504.