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Margaret M. Anable

Stanley M. Davis

Helen B. Hurley

George F.Milton

Joe W. Morgan

Miguel A. Ondetti

Samuel S. Simone

Margaret M. Anable

Margaret M. Anable, 87, of Princeton and Cape Elizabeth, Maine, died August 27 in Portland, Maine.

Born in Moscow, Pa., the daughter of the late Guy and Helen "Mortimer" Depew, she grew up in Endicott, N.Y.

She lived in Princeton until 1991 before moving to Cape Elizabeth; she spent the past six years living in both communities.

From 1967 to 1982 she worked as an administrative assistant at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

She was a member of St. Bartholomew's Church in Cape Elizabeth and an avid oil and watercolor painter.

Predeceased by her husband, Charles, she is survived by a daughter, Susan Anable; two sisters, Ellen Ryan and Ruth Van Dusen; and two grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 3 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday, September 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cape Elizabeth Rescue Squad, 2 Jordan Way, Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107.

Stanley M. Davis

Stanley M. Davis, 83, of Princeton, died August 25 at Merwick Rehab Hospital and Nursing Care Center following a brief illness.

Born in Norristown, Pa., he lived in Bridgewater for 22 years before moving to Princeton 30 years ago.

He received a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Johns Hopkins University.

He worked for 20 years with American Cyanamid in Bound Brook, and later for ESB in Yardley, Pa. During his career as a research chemist he was awarded many patents in related fields and was frequently published in industry journals.

He volunteered his time with many organizations, serving as a member of the board of directors of both the American Heart Association and the Visiting Nurses Association of Somerset County.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Edith; two daughters, Laura Boyer of Alexandria Township and Cynthia Bloch of Bridgewater; a son, Ronald of Princeton; a sister, Muriel Wolgin of Philadelphia; and four granddaughters.

The funeral service was August 28 at Kimble Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Princeton Hospice, 208 Bunn Drive, Princeton; or to The Wellness Community of CNJ, P.O. Box 5852, Hillsborough 08844.

Helen B. Hurley

Helen B. Hurley

Helen B. Hurley, 94, a lifelong resident of Princeton, died August 25 at the Tower Lodge Nursing Home in Wall.

She was a world traveler with her late husband, John William Hurley. She operated a bed & breakfast out of her home that served many Princeton University associates over the years.

Predeceased by her husband in 1970, she is survived by three sons, William, John, and David, all of Princeton; two daughters, Nance E. Draper of Wall and Susan Allen of Salem, Mass.; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be sent via the web at www.sidun.com.

Arrangements were by The John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank.

George F.Milton

George F.Milton, 95, a Princeton resident since 1999, died August 27 at the University Medical Center at Princeton.

Born in Hamburg, Germany, he emigrated to the United States in the late 1920s before the rise of Nazism, which he strongly opposed. In order to learn English he attended night high school in New York City, where he met his future wife, Mathilde Arnheiter.

He worked for many years in his own business – the design, manufacture, and sale of leather goods

Of his long life, he liked to say that he lived in three centuries – pre-World War I, from World War I to the end of the 20th century, and into the 21st century – living "from the time of the gas lamps to the computer age."

In his youth he was a horseman, archer, and fencer. Later he participated actively in square dancing, round dancing, line dancing, and playing the violin. He also enjoyed nature and the outdoors, animal husbandry, woodworking, music and fine art, travel, current affairs, and reading.

Predeceased by his wife in 1998, he is survived by two daughters, Barbara Andrews of Princeton and Adrienne Ferrell of San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandson.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Princeton Public Library; or to ASPCA, 42 East 92 Street, New York, N.Y. 10128.

Arrangements are by the Alloway Funeral Home in Merchantville.

Joe W. Morgan

Joe Warner Morgan, 92, of Hightstown, died August 19 from complications of a stroke suffered three years ago.

Born in Lafayette, Ind., the only child of Rosa Fluck and Lee Morgan, he graduated from Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., in 1934 and immediately went to work for United Press in Chicago as a copy boy. He spent his entire 43-year career with United Press International and its predecessor, United Press, rising to foreign editor of the news service. He worked in New York from 1948 to 1966, serving as day bureau manager, night news manager, and foreign editor.

In 1966 he moved to San Francisco to supervise UPI's West Coast news operation, retiring in 1977. He lived in Sonoma, Calif., until 1998, when he moved to Hightstown.

"Joe was more than a great editor, he was a great teacher," said Lou Carr, former UPI assistant managing editor. "He was also one of the best rewrite men in the business."

Jack Griffin, former UPI sports editor, remembered working as a reporter for Mr. Morgan in New York. "He was a very sharp newsman, very alert, very quick to move on breaking stories," said Mr. Griffin. "He was an outstanding man and an outstanding editor."

Mr. Morgan was the author of two novels, Expense Account and Amy Go Home.

He married Knox alumna Jeanne Murray of Evanston, Ill., in 1938. After her death in 1997, he moved to the Meadow Lakes Retirement Community in Hightstown, where he played croquet and lent his editorial experience to The Meadowlark, the community newsletter. He also assisted with patients in the Meadow Lake Health Center.

Until his stroke, he continued to write manually typed "Dear Ones" letters filled with humor and insights on news and sporting events, mailing carbon copies to family members. With his grandsons he also shared the finesse of poker and the point-scoring strategies of Scrabble.

He is survived by a daughter, Ann Lee Morgan of Princeton; two sons, John of Granby, Conn., and Patrick of Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

A private family service is planned, with burial in Sonoma, Calif.

Miguel A. Ondetti

Miguel A. Ondetti, 74, of Princeton, died August 23. A longtime Bristol-Myers Squibb scientist, he was the co-creator in the 1970s and '80s of a new type of anti-hypertensive medicines known as ACE inhibitors, including the high blood pressure medicine Capoten.

A 1957 graduate of the University of Buenos Aires School of Sciences, he joined Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in 1957 as a senior research chemist. During his 35 years with the company he served successively as research supervisor and section head in organic chemistry, director of biological chemistry, associate director in chemistry and microbiology, and vice president for cardiovascular diseases. He retired as senior vice president for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in 1991. During his tenure at Bristol-Myers Squibb and in retirement, he received numerous national awards recognizing his many scientific accomplishments, including the development of Capoten.

In 1999, Dr. Ondetti, along with Dr. David Cushman, also a Bristol-Myers Squibb scientist, was honored with the Lasker Award, known as "America's Nobel Prize," for his work on ACE inhibition.

In April 1999, Bristol-Myers Squibb was awarded the National Medal of Technology, the nation's highest honor for technological innovation. The honor was due in large part to the work of Drs. Ondetti and Cushman on the development of Capoten. In 2000, the two men were recognized as "Heroes of Chemistry" by the American Chemical Society at the society's 220th national meeting in Washington, D.C.

Drs. Ondetti and Cushman's discovery work began with the Brazilian pit viper, one of the world's deadliest snakes. In the late 1960s, researchers found that a component of the venom, a nontoxic peptide, inhibited angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), which helps regulate blood pressure. At the Squibb Institute for Medical Research, Drs. Ondetti and Cushman tried a novel approach to the problem. Utilizing an understanding of the enzyme structure and developing rapid methods to identify orally active ACE inhibitors, they ultimately discovered Capoten, which became the first commercial ACE inhibitor. Through a series of clinical trials begun in 1977 involving thousands of patients over a period of 15 years, their work changed the landscape of cardiovascular medicine. Capoten was first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1981 and is currently indicated for the treatment of patients with hypertension, congestive heart failure, and diabetic kidney disease.

Dr. Ondetti was a parishioner of St. Paul's Church.

Son of the late Emilio and Sara Cerutti Ondetti, he is survived by his wife of 46 years, Josephine; a daughter, Giselle Ondetti; a son, Gabriel; and a brother, Juan Luis of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on August 26 at St. Paul's Church. Interment followed in Princeton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 11 Forrest Street, New Canaan, Conn. 06840.

Arrangements were by The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.

Samuel S. Simone

Samuel S. Simone, 61, of Princeton, died August 23 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

Born in Princeton, he was a lifelong resident. He had been employed by the Township of Princeton, later by Princeton Regional Schools, and then by the Lewis School of Princeton. More recently, he worked at the Princeton Wawa store.

He was a member of the Golden Agers of St. Paul's Church.

Predeceased by his parents, Rose Ceraso Simone and Felix Simone, Sr., and two brothers, Felix Jr. and John, he is survived by two brothers, Louis and Anthony.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on August 27 at St. Paul's Church. Interment was in Princeton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements were by The Kimble Funeral Home.

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