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Fleurette Faus

Alice M. Hanley

Mary M. Jolley

Elizabeth J. G. Osborne

Janet G. H. Penfield

Elizabeth Vollrath

Fleurette Faus

Fleurette Faus, 75, of Princeton, died January 21 at the University Medical Center of Princeton. She was the owner of Gallery 100 on Nassau Street.

Born in Philadelphia, she had resided in Princeton since 1959.

She attended Bloomfield Junior College, the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and Barnes Foundation.

A founding member of the Arts Council of Princeton, she was recognized by the Princeton Chamber of Commerce for her civic contributions to the downtown business area.

She was a longtime member of the Barnegat Light Yacht Club on Long Beach Island, and a longtime member of Trinity Church.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, James Raymond Faus; four sons, Brad of Lakeville, Conn., Todd of Norwalk, Conn., David of Alexandria, Va., and John of Rocky Hill; a sister, Miriam Kennedy Gibson of Raleigh, N.C.; a step-brother, Roger Kennedy of Huntington Valley, Pa.; and five grandchil- dren.

A memorial service was held on January 26 at Trinity Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Church Memorial Fund, 33 Mercer St., Princeton 08542.

Arrangements were by The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.

Alice M. Hanley

Alice (Peg) Hanley of Hamilton Township died January 19 in Mercerville. Born in London, England, she lived in Princeton with her family for more than 25 years before moving to Hamilton Township in the late 1970s.

She was retired from Trinity Episcopal Church of Princeton.

Wife of the late William Hanley, she is survived by three sons, Michael of Lou-don, Tenn., Donald of Mercerville, and Peter of Bolton Landing, N.Y.; two daughters, Pamela Bruno of Bolton Landing, N.Y., and Peggie Burkhauser of Mercerville; and ten grandchildren.

The funeral service was January 24 The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home. Burial was at All Saints' Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-9929.

Mary M. Jolley

Mary M. Jolley, 85, of Meadow Lakes, died January 24 at Meadow Lakes. She had lived in Oradell before moving to Meadow Lakes three years ago.

She was born in Dingle, Ireland, one of seven children. As a young girl in 1927, she saw Charles Lindbergh fly over her parents' farm during the first solo trans-Atlantic flight.

She trained in London as a nurse, and worked there with Dr. Alexander Fleming, who developed the use of penicillin. She was one of the first to administer that drug. Later in her career, she joined the British Army during World War II. While stationed in North Africa, she met her husband, Dr. H. Arden Jolley, who served as a medical doctor in the British Army.

After the war, she and her husband moved to Chile, where her four children were born. In 1958, the family moved to the United States, settling eventually in Oradell, where they lived for 35 years. She moved to the Princeton area after the death of her husband in 1995.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening, playing bridge, and traveling. She was an active member of the Oradell Book and Needle Club, and a parishioner at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

Predeceased also by a son, Vernon, she is survived by another son, Dr. Michael Jolley of Princeton; two daughters, Moira Swallow of Glastonbury, Conn., and Patricia Orlovsky of Lakehurst; and 11 grandchildren.

The funeral was January 27 at the Princeton University Chapel. Burial was private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Princeton Hospice, 208 Bunn Drive, Princeton 08540.

Arrangements were by The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.

Elizabeth J. G. Osborne

Elizabeth Jane Gibby Osborne, 73, of Princeton, died January 20 at home.

Born in Elizabeth to Edgar Budd Gibby and Beatrice Hadley Gibby, she was a member of the Vail Deane School class of 1948, Goucher College class of 1952, and honorary member of the Princeton University class of 1936. She was a 50-year member of Delta Gamma Fraternity.

Known variously as Lib, Liz, or E.J., she was a teacher by profession, who enjoyed a 30-year career as a master teacher at Chapin School.

She had many connections with Princeton University, counting among alumni her father, uncles, brothers, two fathers-in-law, former brothers-in-law, a cousin and a husband. In her later years she served the University as chair of its Class Associates Committee, as In Memoriam Chair, and as a representative of the Alumni Council's committees on Reunions and Class Affairs. In 2000 she was honored with an Alumni Council Award for service to Princeton.

She never forgot a friend, sending hundreds of them individually crafted birthday cards year after year.

Predeceased by a son from her first marriage, Alexander M. Robinson, she is survived by her second husband, William H. Osborne, III; a son, Bruce Robinson of South Carolina; and three step-children, Lynn Osborne, Wendy Pierce, and William Osborne, IV, and their spouses and children.

She was the beneficiary of six years of care by the staffs of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Hospice of Princeton.

No services are planned.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Development Office, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick 08901.

Janet G. H. Penfield

Janet G. Harbison Penfield, 87, of Monroe Village and Princeton, died January 17 from consequences of a stroke, after suffering from multiple sclerosis for 30 years.

Born in East Orange, she graduated from Smith College in 1937 as a French major, a language and culture that remained among her abiding interests. During her junior year in France she met her future husband, the historian F. Harris Harbison, marrying him in 1937 and moving to Princeton.

During their marriage, which lasted until his death in 1964, they shared many interests ‹ concert music, civil rights, and cultural exchange. The Harbison house was a home away from home for many European intellectuals who came to the Institute for Advanced Study in the 1940s.

Mrs. Harbison wrote songs with her husband, who had studied composition in his youth. Their musical interest continued with their three children ‹ John, a composer; Helen, a cellist with the DaCapo Chamber Players; and Margaret, a visual artist and songwriter.

In the movement to integrate Princeton's public schools in the early 1950s, she took a leadership role, as she did in the YMCA and the League of Women Voters. As a national board member of the YMCA, she toured West Germany to evaluate post-war progress. She was one of the first white members of the Witherspoon Church in Princeton, where she nurtured some of her closest friend- ships.

After study at Princeton Theological Seminary, she became a reporter, photographer, and eventually editor for Presbyterian Life Magazine, doing interviews and features on such diverse topics as Sicily's struggles with poverty and crime, and the vitality of French Protestantism.

In 1970, she married the Rev. Thornton Penfield Jr., joining him in his ministry on cruise ships until his death in 1975.

As a member of the Consultation on Church Union, she helped to shape a comprehensive plan for the merger of nine branches of the Presbyterian Church, an achievement in racial and theological reconciliation.

Soon after her diagnosis with multiple sclerosis, she became a resident of Monroe Village in Jamesburg, where she continued writing for the center's newsletter and religious journals.

She enjoyed visiting her family camp in the Adirondacks every summer, and attending concerts and lectures in spite of her limited mobility.

Predeceased also by her daughter Helen, she is survived by her daughter Margaret of Miller's Falls, Mass., her son, John, of Cambridge, Mass.; a brother, Edward L. German of Hackettstown; a stepdaughter, Charlotte Gosselink of Kennett Square, Pa.; and a stepson, Thornton Penfield III of New Orleans, La.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on February 28 at Monroe Village, Jamesburg.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Kimble Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Vollrath

Elizabeth Vollrath, 98, of Hillsborough, died January 23 at Foothill Acres Nursing Home in Hillsborough.

Born in Philadelphia, she moved to Princeton in 1953.

An avid gardener, she was a member of the Garden Club of Princeton and an active volunteer for many other organizations.

Wife of the late Donald C. Vollrath, she is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Willard of Portland, Maine, and Joan Howell of Princeton; three grandsons; and six great-granddaughters.

The funeral service was private; burial was in Princeton Cemetery.

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

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