Elizabeth C. Dilworth
Elizabeth "Bunny" Cushing Dilworth, 83, of Princeton, died September 30 at University Medical Center of congestive heart failure. She was the board chairman of Miss Fine's School when it merged with Princeton Country Day School in 1965 to form Princeton Day School, and was active in many educational and charitable organizations in Princeton, where she had lived with her husband, J. Richardson Dilworth, since the end of World War II.
Born in Chicago, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Goodwin Cushing, she was a graduate of the Chapin School in New York City.
Following the merger that created Princeton Day School, she served for three years as chairman of the board of the school, with its enrollment of 850 students, and as its acting principal for an 18-month period. In recognition of her vision that the merger was essential to the future of the two predecessor institutions, the new lower school building was named in her honor in 1995.
Mrs. Dilworth was the principal organizer of the Princeton Youth Fund in 1968 and served on its board for 25 years. She was instrumental in starting Career Development Awards, established to assist high school graduates interested in vocational education, and served as a trustee of the Princeton Nursery School and the Princeton Youth Center. She was also a member of the advisory committee of the Witherspoon-Jackson Corporation, which aided African-American families in purchasing homes.
She was a member of the New Jersey State Advisory Committee to the United States Civil Rights Commission, and a trustee of Corner House Foundation in Princeton, an organization dedicated to helping young people overcome drug and alcohol problems. She was also a former co-chairman of the Special Gifts Division of the United Way, which awarded her the Gerard B. Lambert Award for community service.
She was a member of the Garden Club of Princeton for more than 50 years, and hosted many visits of horticultural societies to her gardens.
Predeceased by a daughter, Melissa D. Gold, she is survived by a daughter, Alexandra Cushing Dilworth of Ashland, Ore.; two sons, Joseph R. Jr. of Sagaponack, N.Y., and Charles of San Francisco, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 24, at 1:30 p.m. at Princeton University Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Elizabeth C. Dilworth Scholarship Fund, c/o Development Office, Princeton Day School, P.O. Box 75, Princeton 08542.
Anna Elizabeth Fambro, 94, of Princeton, died October 4 at the Merwick Unit of the University Medical Center at Princeton.
Born in Princeton, she was educated in the Princeton school system and was a member of Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church.
She worked at Princeton Hospital prior to moving to the Bronx, New York, where she was employed until her retirement by The New York City Health and Hospitals. She was a member of St. Augustine's Presbyterian Church in the Bronx, where she served on the usher board.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles A. Fambro; her parents, Dorothy and Peyton J. Craig, a son, John; two sisters, Ruth Jenkins and Gladys Miller; and four brothers, Peyton, Royal, Lloyd, and Don Craig. She is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline Dace of New York; three brothers, Ross, Jay, and Eric; four sisters, Genevieve Mack of Princeton, Helen Porter of Lawrenceville, Constance Johnson and Lois Craig of Princeton; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, October 10 at the Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, 124 Witherspoon Street, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be at Princeton Cemetery.
Arrangements are by The Kimble Funeral Home.
Paul Anderson "Butch" Garner, 52, of Trenton, died October 4 at home. He was a chef at P.J.'s Pancake House and a member of the New Fellowship Baptist Church in Princeton.
Born in Trenton, he at- tended Mercer County Community College.
He enjoyed cooking, ¬singing, and fishing.
Son of the late Paul A. and Elizabeth M. Garner, he is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Garner of Ewing; three sisters, Patricia Daniels of Ewing, Mary Poe of Chesilhurst, and Donna Tucker of Trenton; and a special friend, Cynthia Thomas of Princeton.
The funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, October 10 at the Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Avenue, Trenton. Calling hours will be at the Funeral Home from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Anne Judge, 76, of Princeton, died October 1 at The University Medical Center of Princeton.
Born In Worcester, Mass., she lived in Hamilton Township for several years before moving to Princeton.
She was employed by Educational Testing Service.
She was a former communicant of Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church.
Predeceased by her husband, Edward J. Judge Sr. in 1961, and a grandson, Edward Judge in 1996, she is survived by a son, Edward Jr.; two daughters, Sharon Umstead and Linda Zasowski; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated October 6 at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church, Mercerville. Interment was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hamilton Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3076 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville 08648-2304; or to the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 1510 Hooper Avenue, Suite 240, Toms River 08753.
Harriet Joan Lyding, of Princeton, died September 25 at the University Medical Center at Princeton.
Born in New York City, she had lived in Princeton for the past 34 years.
She received a bachelor of arts degree from Hunter College and completed some post-graduate studies at Columbia University.
She was a teacher of Social Studies, History, and English in the Woodbridge, Conn., Princeton, and Montgomery public school systems.
She was a member of the Present Day Club, Women's College Club of Princeton, American Association of University Women, Princeton Historical Society, New Haven (Conn.) Historical Society, Sierra Club, and the Audubon Society. She was also an avid gardener, tropical fish enthusiast, and advocate for the environment and wildlife protection.
Daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret Arnold Jacobs, she is survived by her husband of 46 years, Arthur; a son, Christopher of Plainsboro; and one grandson.
A memorial service is being planned for a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sierra Club, c/o George Denzer, 127 Dey Road, Cranbury 08512; or The Melanoma Research Foundation, 23704-5 El Toro Road, No. 206, Lake Forest, Calif. 92630.
Arrangements are under the direction of The Kimble Funeral Home.
Jack K. Rimalover, of Princeton, died October 2 in University Medical Center at Princeton.
Born in New York, he grew up in Maplewood. He graduated with honors from The University of Pennsylvania in 1939 and subsequently received his M.A. from Columbia University in 1940. During World War II, he served in the Engineer Amphibian Command and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Adjutant General's Department in 1942. He then rose to Captain in the Army Air Force on special assignment to the War Department Personnel Audit Team and then as classification officer of the Southeas- tern Flying Training Command.
In 1946 he became director of the Office of Counselor to Veterans at Columbia University and later became Assistant to the Vice President of Columbia during which time he helped plan General Dwight D. Eisenhower's inauguration as President of Columbia University. In 1949 he moved to Princeton where he worked for Educational Testing Service. He later worked for Creative Playthings as vice president of marketing, before joining the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia as resource and planning officer. He then spent 16 years with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City as vice president of resources development until his retirement.
He had a strong interest in American history and was a member of many civic and professional organizations including the Council of the Friends of the Princeton Public Library, Princeton Historical Society, the Princeton "Recollector," and the Rockingham Historic Site. In 1999 he was recognized as volunteer of the year by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
He was a member of the Princeton Club, 55Plus, The Nassau Club, and the Old Guard of Princeton.
An avid fisherman, he enjoyed many summers at the family's home at the Jersey shore. With his wife he shared a longtime interest in antiques, especially early American glass. For many years they collected, lectured, and wrote about glass bottles and other artifacts. In 1999, the couple retired to The Windrows at Princeton.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Betty; three daughters, Joan Gardiner of Bainbridge Island, Wash., and Anne Jorgensen and Elizabeth Raschbaum, both of Haddonfield; a brother, Harold of Englishtown; and seven grandchildren.
Burial was private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or Rockingham Historic Site in Kingston.
Franklyn Schoenberg, 78, of Princeton, died September 28 at the University Medical Center at Princeton.
Born in New York City, he lived in Hartford, Conn., for 12 years before moving to Princeton in 1963.
He saw active duty in Europe during World War II as part of the 1st Engineer Combat Battalion of the United States Army.
A graduate of New York University School of Engineering, he later earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Connecticut School of Law. He served as patent counsel for Witco Chemical, Union Carbide, and Merck & Company before entering private practice.
A 50-year member of the American Chemical Society, and member of both the New Jersey Bar and Connecticut Bar, he successfully prosecuted more than 100 patents.
He was an active member and officer of the Princeton Investment Club.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; a daughter, Carol S. Schoenberg of Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.; a son, Kenneth of Delray Beach, Fla.; a sister, Helen Bruckenthal of Scarsdale, N.Y.; and one grandson.
The funeral was September 29 at King David Cemetery in Putnam Valley, N.Y.
Catherine Delores "Kit" Tylus, 73, of West Windsor and Carroll Valley, Pa., died October 1 at the University Medical Center in Princeton after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Born and raised in Princeton and a lifelong area resident, she was a Princeton High School graduate, class of 1948. Following high school, she was awarded a scholarship to the St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing, where she earned a registered nurse degree. Her 46-year nursing career was spent entirely at the Medical Center at Princeton. She retired in 1992, but continued to serve the Medical Center in various roles through 1998.
She was known as an accomplished baker, whose specialty was creating cakes of unique designs for holidays, birthdays and other special occasions, especially children's events. She also enjoyed collectibles.
She was predeceased by her father, Antonio Diaforli; two brothers, Nicholas and Antonio, Jr.; and a sister, Maryanne Princiotta. She is survived by her mother, Angelina Diaforli; her husband of 50 years, Frank; a son, F. Kevin of Avon, Conn.; two daughters, Karen Elizabeth Graff of Carroll Valley, Pa., and Jennifer Joy Metzger; two brothers, Libert and Robert Diaforli; three sisters, Nancy Rhodes, Judith Davison, and Carrie Moore; and six grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated October 4 at St. Paul's Church. Burial was in Princeton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions should be sent to the Catherine D. Tylus Scholarship Fund, St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing, 601 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton 08629, Attn. Bonny Ross.
Arrangements were under the direction of The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.
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