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James C. Attenborough

George A. Duryea Jr.

Ruth Kaufman

Kenneth M. Miller

David C. Savage

Foster M. Voorhees III

Florence Zucker

James C. Attenborough

James C. Attenborough, 75, of Princeton, died March 9 at University Medical Center at Princeton.

Born in Scranton, Pa., he lived in Princeton most of his life except for 20 years spent in Tennessee.

He was a retired self-employed contractor.

He served in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service during World War II.

A strong advocate of alternative energy sources, he built his own home in Tennessee using them. In Princeton, he was an avid sailor on Lake Carnegie. He also enjoyed cooking, gardening, and sculpting.

Predeceased by his wife, Carol, he is survived by a daughter, Olivia Attenborough of Warrenton, Va.; two sons, James P. of Vermont and Derek P. of Trenton; two brothers, Allen of Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y., and Richard of Westfield; and four grandchildren.

The funeral service and interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Kimble Funeral Home.

George A. Duryea Jr.

George A. Duryea Jr., 75, of Whiting, died March 9 in the Community Medical Center, Toms River. He was a Princeton resident for 28 years before moving to Whiting 12 years ago.

Born in Metuchen, he lived in Lawrenceville during his childhood before moving to Princeton in 1964.

He retired in 1989 after 46 years with Princeton University Press.

He was a volunteer fireman for more than 35 years with Mercer Engine Company No. 3 of the Princeton Fire Department. A U.S. Naval Reservist, he was also an avid fisherman and gardener, and devoted fan of Notre Dame and the New York Yankees.

Son of the late George and Addie Mae Duryea, and husband of the late Carolyn Duryea, he is survived by three daughters, Lynn Shields of Lawrenceville, Karen Ellis of Mercerville, and Donna Nini of Hopewell; nine grandchildren; and a close companion, Greta Pearl of Whiting.

The funeral service was March 13 at The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville. Burial was in Dutch Neck Cemetery, West Windsor.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville Memorial Fund, 26-88 Main Street, Lawrenceville 08648.

Ruth Kaufman

Ruth Kaufman, 83, of Montgomery, died March 11 in Boca Raton, Fla.

Born in Dusseldorf, Germany, she fled the Nazi regime and arrived in the United States in 1939.

With her husband, she operated the Kaufman Dairy and Poultry Farm in Skillman for more than 35 years.

Active in the Jewish Center of Princeton, she sang in the choir, was a member of the Sisterhood, B'Nai Brith, Hadassah, and ran the gift shop. She was also a volunteer at the University Medical Center at Princeton, and managed its gift shop for 10 years.

Predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Otto, she is survived by a son, Charles of Seaside Park; a daughter, Peggy Fass of Skillman; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

A graveside service and burial were held at Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, on March 14. Shiva was held at the Fass residence in Skillman.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice-by-the-Sea, 1531 West Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, Fla. 33486

Arrangements were under the direction of The Kimble Funeral Home.

Kenneth M. Miller

Kenneth Merrill Miller, 73, of Princeton, died of emphysema on February 29 at the University Medical Center at Princeton.

Born in Lowell, Mass., he grew up in North Chelmsford. He attended the University of Illinois and received his undergraduate degree from American University.

He served 23 years as an officer in the U.S. Army. While in the Army, he graduated from the Command and General Staff College at Ft. Leavenworth, Kans.; from the Army Comptroller Program at Syracuse University with a masters degree in finance; and from the National War College at Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C. He served in Korea in 1961-62 and in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967. He was awarded the Legion of Merit and three oak clusters, the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. He retired from the Army as a colonel in 1978.

After retirement from the military, he began a business career as vice president of Robert W. Baird & Co. in Milwaukee, Wis., and as a senior vice president for the Brokerage Services Division of Automatic Data Processing (ADP). During his career with ADP, he spent 14 years as general manager of Canadian Operations in Toronto. He retired from ADP in 2000, settling in Princeton.

He was an avid reader, a lifelong student of history and biography, and an enthusiastic sports fan. He maintained a vacation home in Barbados, B.W.I., where he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Predeceased by a brother, Arthur Loring, he is survived by his wife, Eileen; a son, Andrew; three daughters from his first marriage to Jo Putnam, Debra Atwood of Fairfax Station, Va., Pamela Dysenchuk of Darien, Conn., and Cami Beckman of Wenham, Mass.; a brother, Harvey of Hollis, N.H.; a sister, Lois Shockley, of Nashua, N.H.; and seven grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 2, at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Ft. Myer, Va. Burial with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery will follow. The Rev. Richard White of Princeton will conduct the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 2006, Princeton 08543-2006; or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Kimble Funeral Home.

David C. Savage

David C. Savage, 80, of Princeton, died March 12 at the University Medical Center at Princeton.

A graduate of the University of Virginia, he worked with the team that planned and built the United Nations building in New York City. He also developed the Cuyler Road and Deer Path area homes in Princeton. Together with his partner Herbert Kendall, he built Kendall Park.

An avid golfer, he was a member of Springdale Golf Club.

Predeceased by his son Michael, he is survived by his wife of 50 years, Naomi; a daughter, Lourie Campbell; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Kimble Funeral Home.

Foster M. Voorhees III

Foster M. Voorhees III

Foster M. Voorhees, Ill, 83, of Trenton, died March 11 after a brief illness.

Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong area resident.

He graduated from Trenton Central High School in 1937 and subsequently matriculated at Rutgers University. His college career was interrupted in 1942 when he joined the United States Coast Guard. He was stationed in various locations along the east coast of the United States before being honorably discharged in 1946.

He resumed his studies after World War II, graduating from Rutgers University School of Law in 1949. For many years he practiced law with the firm of Wicoff & Voorhees in Trenton before moving to Pennington and forming the firm of Voorhees, Bennett & Wherry in the early 1980s.

In addition to his private practice, he served for many years as the attorney for West Windsor Township, its Planning Board, and its Zoning Board of Adjustment. He also served as judge of the Plainsboro Township Municipal Court and the Hopewell Township Municipal Court for more than 15 years.

He was actively involved with two Trenton-based financial institutions, the Broad Street National Bank and the Capitol-St. George Savings & Loan Association, serving as both a director and corporate counsel for them for a number of years.

Outside of the law, he had a long association with the Helene Fuld Hospital, now known as Capital Health System at Fuld. He served on the hospital's board of governors and held the post of chairman for several years in the 1980s.

Mr. Voorhees was a member of the Mercer County Bar Association and the New Jersey Bar Association for more than 50 years. In the late 1990s, he served on the Elder Law Committee of the New Jersey Bar Association. He was also a member and onetime president of the Middlesex County Municipal Judges Association.

He never completely retired from the practice of law, working in his later years as a sole practitioner specializing in estate matters. He continued to practice law until shortly before his death.

He enjoyed flying and earned a private pilot's license in the 1970s. He also enjoyed spending time at his summer home in Mantoloking.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Florence; a daughter, Susan P. Voorhees of Princeton; a son, Foster IV of Titusville; a brother, Steven of Princeton; and two granddaughters.

A funeral service was held on March 15 at the Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, Pennington. Interment followed at Ewing Church Cemetery in Ewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The George School, P.O. Box 4438, Newtown, Pa. 18940.

Florence Zucker

Florence Zucker, 94, of Princeton, died March 14 in the Pavilions at Forrestal.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a former resident of Elmhurst, N.Y., and Tamarac, Fla., before moving to Princeton three years ago.

Wife of the late Irving Zucker, she is survived by a daughter, Barbara Pervin of Princeton, and two grandsons.

A private funeral service was held March 15 at Orland's Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing Township. Burial was in Princeton Cemetery.

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