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August 25, 2018

Montgomery Police Officer & Father of Three

1968 to 2018

Joseph W. Zizwarek, 50, died on August 25.

Born in Neptune, Joseph resided in Ewing and had recently moved to Bordentown.

Joseph graduated from Jackson Memorial High School in Jackson and The College of New Jersey w...

August 25, 2018

Devoted wife, mother, and homemaker

(1948 — 2018)

Rebecca Jean Downes (nee Fitts), 70, died at home in Belle Mead on August 25, after a long and courageous fight against cancer.

Rebecca was born in Morgantown, WV and grew up there. After graduating from high school and M...

August 25, 2018

Traffic shift necessary to relocate gas main 

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced traffic on Route 206 southbound in Montgomery is scheduled to be shifted this weekend as the bridge deck replacement on the Route 206 Br...

August 19, 2018

NJ Transit's First Chairman

May 6, 1931 — August 19, 2018

Louis J. Gambaccini, 87, of Skillman, died at home on August 19.

Best known for creating NJ Transit, Gambaccini was a national public leader, revered for his vision and inspiring leadership

as a public transportatio...

August 16, 2018

Served in the US Air Force

“The engine is the heart of an airplane but the pilot is the soul.” — Walter Raleigh


August 30, 1939 — August 16, 2018

James P. Crosson, Jr., died on August 16.

Born in 1939, he graduated from St. Joseph Univ...

August 12, 2018

Longtime River Road Resident

Oct 27, 1917 — Aug 12, 2018

Mae W. Smith, who lived for 25 years on Millstone River Road (Rt. 533), died on August 12 in an assisted living facility in Easton, MD, the town where she had lived since 1972. Her son, Richard D. Smith of Rocky Hi...

August 5, 2018

Operated a daylily farm

December 28, 1932 — August 5, 2018

Ellen Epple, 85, died on August 5 in her home at Acorn Glen in Princeton surrounded by her family and her minister.

She was born in Nutley to Lucy Goldbeck Buckman Quakenbush and Martin Buckman.

Ellen owned a...

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