May 11, 2016

Obituaries 5/11/16

Obit Procaccini 5-11-16Antonino M. Procaccini

Antonino M. Procaccini, 88, of Princeton died Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Pettoranello, Italy, he immigrated to the United States in 1960.

He was the co-owner of John’s Shoe Shop in Princeton for 27 years before retiring in 1993. He was a member of St. Paul’s Church and Roma Eterna. He loved his family and had a passion for gardening.

He is survived by his wife Filomena Procaccini, his daughter Maria Procaccini, and two grandchildren Francesco and Anthony Montano.

The funeral was held at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 9, 2016 at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton. Mass of Christian Burial was  celebrated 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Paul’s Church, 214 Nassau St., Princeton. Burial followed in Princeton Cemetery.

Calling hours were held Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.


Russell H. Shangle III

Russell H. Shangle III passed away unexpectedly April 30, 2016. He was 27 years old.

Born in Princeton on March 8, 1989, the son of Kristen Cartier Stager and Russell H. Shangle Jr. Russell is survived by his mother Kristen Cartier Stager of Franklin, Maine; his father and stepmother Russell and Robin Shangle Jr. of Princeton; his beloved sisters Jessica of Princeton and Emily of Englewood, Fla. Also two step-brothers Chad and Brandon Rudolph and a stepsister Tasha Rudolph all from Princeton. Grandmothers, Dr. Dania Stager Snow of Franklin, Maine and Rosemary Shangle Johnson of Ewing. Russell will be also greatly missed by all his aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Private family services will be held at Princeton cemetery.


Obit Levine 5-11-16Rosalie Levine

Rosalie Levine, of Skillman, died on April 29, a week after her 88th birthday. She was predeceased by her beloved brother Bill Bernstein and sister Isabel Rader. She is survived by Ted Levine, her loving and devoted husband of 62 years; her daughter Carol (Tim), her sons Alex (Joyce) and Jim (Lisa); seven adoring grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and friends and relatives around the country. Rosalie was a whirlwind at work and at home. A graduate of Erasmus Hall High School and Brooklyn College, she took great pride in being Professor Harold Groves’ first female PhD student in the economics department at the University of Wisconsin. She went on to a long career at C.W. Post College, where she was a superb teacher, an able and farsighted administrator, and a respected mentor. She moved to Princeton with her husband in 2002 where, in addition to volunteering in various capacities, she audited classes at the University and was a regular at McCarter Theater, Richardson Auditorium, Montgomery Cinema, and her grandchildren’s school concerts. She made frequent excursions to New York, enjoying restaurants, museums, theater, and the New York City Ballet. Up to a few days before her passing, her home remained the site of holiday celebrations attended by her large extended family, to which she was very devoted. She will be remembered fondly and missed terribly.