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Ernest A. Johnson

Rose B. Green

Keith Duncan

Anna M. Dey

Grace C. DeVito

Giuseppe Toto

Fred F. Veit

Graham Rohrer

Ernest A. Johnson

Ernest A. Johnson, of Princeton, died November 12 at TenAcre Foundation.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in New York City and Brigham Young University.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Second Lieutenant in the Pacific Theater of World War II from 1943 to 1946.

He was an executive with Squibb Pharmaceutical Co. from 1947 to 1975, retiring as president of U.S. Operations.

He was a member of many charitable and community organizations throughout his life, serving as a board member for Middlesex County College Foundation, TenAcre Foundation, and the Easter Seals-Raritan Valley Workshop. He was also an avid baseball card collector.

He is survived by his wife, Audrey; two daughters, Holly Di Flora of Dayton, Ohio, and Vicki LoPiccolo of Holland, Pa.; a son, Evan of Worthington, Mass.; three grandchildren and two step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held at Kimble Funeral Home on November 15. Interment was private.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Church of Christ, Scientist, 123 Cliff Street, Somerville 08876.

Rose B. Green

Rose B. Green, 98, of Holmdel, died November 18.

She emigrated to the U.S. at the age of six from London, England, and lived in Princeton for almost sixty years.

Predeceased by her husband, Jonas (Joe) Green, she is survived by three sons, Henry (Hank) of Fair Haven, Richard of Amherst, Mass., and Jonas Jr. of Southampton, Pa.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be private . Arrangements are by Gorny & Gorny Funeral Home, Elizabeth.

Keith Duncan

Keith Duncan, 68, of Princeton Junction, died November 13 at home.

Born in England, he had lived in Princeton Junction for the past thirty years.

He retired after 26 years as an engineer with Maritime Overseas Corp. in New York.

An avid golfer, he was a member of Cranbury Country Club. He was also an enthusiastic fisherman who enjoyed his yearly fishing trip to Maine.

Son of the late David and Mary Duncan, he is survived by his wife, Margaret; a daughter, Sharon Duncan of Robbinsville; a son, David of Germantown, Md.; and a brother, Alex of England.

The funeral was November 22 at Princeton Alliance Church, Plainsboro.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Princeton Alliance Church He Cares We Care Ministry, 20 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro.

Arrangements were under the direction of The Mather Hodge Funeral Home.

Anna M. Dey

Anna M. Dey, 103, of Princeton, died November 22 at The Pavilions at Forrestal.

Born in Trenton, she had lived in the Princeton area since 1910.

She was one of the first women in New Jersey to obtain a motorcycle license, and was a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees.

She was a member of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church.

Predeceased by her husband, Nelson Dey, and a son, George, she is survived by three granddaughters, six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be held on Wednesday, November 26 at Kingston Presbyterian Church with Monsignor Nolan, Pastor of St. Paul's Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton 08540; or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Grace C. DeVito

Grace Cupples DeVito, 85, of Princeton, died November 20 at the University Medical Center of Princeton.

Born in Princeton, she was also a longtime resident of Princeton.

Daughter of the late Andrew and Rebecca Cupples, and wife of the late John DeVito, she is survived by a brother, Andrew "Bucky" Cupples of Princeton.

The funeral service and burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kingston Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 222, Kingston 08528.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.

Giuseppe Toto

Giuseppe Toto, 79, of Lawrenceville, died November 8 at the University Medical Center of Princeton.

Born in Pettoranello Di Molise, Italy, he had resided in the United States since 1960.

He was a retired groundskeeper with Princeton University, and a custodian with Educational Testing Service.

He served with the military police in Italy during World War II.

He was a member of the Church of St. Ann in Lawrenceville and the Roma Eterna Society in Princeton.

Brother of the late Cristina Rossi, he is survived by his wife of 55 years, Evelina; four daughters, Bambina Duva, Angelina Mastroianni, Flora Toto, and Patrizia Armenti; a son, Castrensio; ten grandchildren; a sister, Giacinta Lubrano; and several brothers.

The funeral was November 12 at Poulson & Van Hise Funeral Directors, Lawrenceville. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at the Church of St. Ann in Lawrenceville. Entombment was in St. Mary¹s Mausoleum in Hamilton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society, 216 Hadden Avenue, Westmont.

Arrangements were by Poulson & Van Hise Funeral Directors, Lawrenceville.

Fred F. Veit

Fred F. Veit, 95, of Princeton, died November 19 at home after a long illness.

Born in Easton, Pa., he was a graduate of New York University with a degree in civil engineering. He was a noted track star in high school and at NYU, gaining national recognition. He later competed as a runner for the New York Athletic Club.

An officer in the Army Air Corps ROTC in college, he served during World War II as a lieutenant in the Army Corps of Engineers in the Pacific.

In the 1950s, he went to Morocco, and later to Spain, as a construction engineer on the American airbases under construction there.

He spent most of his career working for the City of New York as an engineer, supervising construction of subway and vehicular tunnels, including the Queens Midtown Tunnel constructed in 1940, the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel constructed in 1950, and numerous subway tunnels, including the 63rd Street Tunnel under Roosevelt Island in the East River. He later worked for the New York Transit Authority, from which he retired in 1978.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; a brother, Carl of Easton; and a sister, Louise Miller, also of Easton.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Alloway Funeral Home, Merchantville.

Graham Rohrer

Graham Rohrer, 90, of Rockland, Maine, died November 25th at Penobscot Bay Medical Center in Rockport, Maine. A retired public relations and advertising executive, he had been a 50-year resident of Princeton before moving to Rockland 11 years ago.

He was a graduate of Haverford College.

He worked as director of public relations and advertising for Georgia Pacific Corporation before joining Needham Harper Worldwide, a large international advertising agency, where he served as management representative for ITT, Xerox, Bermuda, and other national and international clients.

From 1956 to 1965, he was president of the Princeton Borough Board of Education. It was during this period that the old Quarry Street and Nassau Street elementary schools were sold and replaced by the new John Witherspoon School on Walnut Lane.

He was also a longtime member of the Institutional Revue Board of the Carrier Foundation, a member of the Alumni Advisory Council of Haverford College, a member of the Nassau Club, and a deacon and elder of Nassau Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Jane; three sons, Douglas of Gaithersburg, Md., Scott of Austin, Tex., and Mark of Fort Collins, Colo.; a daughter, Joanne Saxton of Palo Alto Calif.; and five grand children.

Burial will be private in Princeton Cemetery.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, December 2 at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor¹s choice.

Arrangements are the under the direction of Kimble Funeral Home.

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