Jean Folkers of Princeton dies at 93

Jean Folkers of Princeton dies at 93

Jean K. Folkers, 93, of Princeton died on June 13 at the Penn Medicine Princeton Hospital in Plainsboro. Born in Passaic, she was raised in Fairlawn and graduated from Ridgewood High School and Columbia University. She lived in Princeton, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Lewisburg, Pennsylvania before moving back to Princeton in 1991. Daughter of the…

Longtime Skillman resident Christine Nystrom Abrahams dies at 95

Longtime Skillman resident Christine Nystrom Abrahams dies at 95

Christine Nystrom Abrahams, of Cape Coral Florida — beloved friend, dedicated mother and grandmother, passionate wordsmith, and avid birdwatcher — passed away peacefully on May 13 at the age of 95. Born on February 15th, 1929, in Paterson, New Jersey, Christine moved to Agridor Farm in Skillman, New Jersey in 1931, then to Montevideo, Uruguay…

Children’s book author and Princeton University Library Communications Director Barbara Hess Valenza dies at 63

Children’s book author and Princeton University Library Communications Director Barbara Hess Valenza dies at 63

Barbara Hess Valenza of Hopewell Borough passed away in her home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, February 27, shortly after one last screening of one of her favorite movies, Moonstruck. She was 63. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Barbara has called Hopewell home since November of 1999. It had to be November of 1999—the…

Elaine Louise Nolan, founding member of St. David the King Church, dies at 85

Elaine Louise Nolan, founding member of St. David the King Church, dies at 85

Elaine Louise Nolan, 85, of East Windsor passed away peacefully on March 4. Born and raised in New York City, she was a 40-year resident of West Windsor before moving to East Windsor in 2012. A graduate of Hunter College High School in Manhattan and a 1959 graduate of the Bellevue School of Nursing, Elaine…

George Robert Snedeker dies at 84

George Robert Snedeker dies at 84

George Robert “Bob” Snedeker, 84, passed away on Feb. 24 in Chilhowie, VA. He was predeceased by his beloved brother, Jack. Bob is survived by his son, Robert Snedeker, daughters Barbara Sloan and Sharon Snedeker, sisters Betty Tamasi and Doris Carneglia, his two grandchildren, Kira and Alex along with four great-grandchildren, and a host of…

Biomedical researcher Li Lin Ong dies after brief illness

Biomedical researcher Li Lin Ong dies after brief illness

Li Lin Ong passed away recently after a brief illness and is survived by her husband Dominick, sister Gaik Lin, brother Richard, brother-in-law James, niece Hannah, and many aunts and uncles, cousins, colleagues, and friends. Her parents, Poh Sun Ong and Molly Khoo-Ong, predeceased her. Li was quite religious and will have a spirit plaque…

Former St. Paul’s Church secretary Susanna Robertson dies at 84

Former St. Paul’s Church secretary Susanna Robertson dies at 84

Susanna Robertson Howley passed away at the Spring Creek Healthcare Center in Perth Amboy on Jan. 11 due to complications from Lewy Body Dementia. She was 84. Susanna was born in Washington, DC on Nov. 5,1939 to Durante W. Robertson, Jr. and Betty McLean Hansen. In addition to Susanna, her family also included two brothers,…