John G. Kenney of Medfield, Massachusetts died March 17. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law,John G. and E. Nichole Kenney Jr. of West Windsor. Donations may be made to the Bethany Health Care Center, Office of Advancement, 97 Bethany Road, Framingham, MA 01702 or to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.
Rowland A. “Ken” Marple, 91, died on Thursday, March 18, 2010. Formerly employed by RCA Research Laboratories in West Windsor, he was owner/operator of Marple Appliance of Princeton Junction. Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Gloria of Troy, Pennsylvania, Robert and Stasia of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Jack of Avon, Ohio, and George and Kelly of Greensboro, North Carolina; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and Robert Henninger of Mansfield, Pennsylvania, and Edie and Ronald Hulslander of Hatfield, Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Donations may be made to the Austinville Union Church, RR1 Box 368, Troy, PA 16947.
Raymond H. Sharpley, 68, of Hamilton Township died March 19 in RWJ University Hospital at New Brunswick. A lifelong area resident. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He worked at West Windsor Plainsboro High School South.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Sharpley; two daughters and one son-in-law, Debbie DeBlasio, and Melissa and Michael Clegg; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Jen Krause, and Raymond Jr. and Amy Sharpley; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Inez and Harold Blakeslee, and Jule and Charles Craddock; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Samuel Sharpley, and Harry and Janita Sharpley; seven grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3076 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville 08648-2304.
Margaret Mary Weiss, 75, of Lawrenceville died March 19 at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton. She was a court administrator for the Township of West Windsor, retiring in 2002.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Robert W. and Leslie Weiss of Hamilton; three daughters and a son-in-law, Lauren E. and Marvin Rule, Diane M. Weiss, all of Hamilton, and Tracey A. Weiss of Hackensack; her granddaughter, Nicole L. Bolt and her husband, Bryan of Burlington Township; her grandson, Robert C. Weiss of Hamilton; her great-grandson, Gavin A. Bolt of Burlington Township; and her sister, MaryEllen McDermott of Bronx, New York.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3076 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville 08648 www.cancer.org), or ASPCA at www.aspca.org.
Frances (Carter) Conover, 86, died March 21 in Bradenton, Florida. Born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, she lived in the Dutch Neck area of West Windsor for more than 50 years, and was a longtime member of Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Walter; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Susanne of Wellesley, Massachusetts; and daughters and son-in-law, Ruth of Sarasota, and Frances and Dennis Lewis of Jensen Beach, Florida. Donations may be made to Whitfield Presbyterian Church, Bradenton, Florida.
Kathryn Dyjak Szczepanik, 99, died March 21 at her home in Hightstown. She was the former owner of Hights Farm Equipment in Hightstown. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn and William Lamping of Plainsboro.
Arthur S. Forman, 69, of Plainsboro died March 24 at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Forman was a Mercer County area resident for many years. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he held masters degrees in anthropology and archaeology. He was a professor at Mercer County Community College for 37 years, and a member of the New Jersey Ballet Association.
Donations in the form of a scholarship in Forman’s name may be made through the MCCC Foundation, c/o College Advancement, Administration Building, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor 08550.
Virginia Young McCarthy, 91, of Wallingford, Connecticut died March 25. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy J. and Scott E. Nesson of Plainsboro; and two grandchildren, Karly Alicia Nesson and Daniel McCarthy Nesson. Donations may be sent to Our Lady of Fatima Church, 382 Hope Hill Road, Yalesville, CT 06492 or www.yalesvillefh.com.
Arlene J. Bellinger, 56, of Monmouth Junction died March 26 in the University Hospital of Newark. Born in Schenectady, New York she lived in Plainsboro from 2002 until 2004.
Survivors include her husband Jeffrey V. Bellinger; and her brother Charles M. Amoroso. Donations may be made to St. Huberts, Box 159, 575 Woodland Avenue, Madison 07940.
David W. Ianiro, 93, of Monroe died March 30, at Gardens at Monroe. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Cassaro of Plainsboro. The funeral will be Monday, April 5, at 9:30 a.m. at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at Queenship of Mary Church, 19 Dey Road, Plainsboro. Calling hours are Friday, April 2, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, April 3, 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206, North Hollywood, CA 91607.