Deaths

Michael Anthony Ross, 18, of Ellensburg, Washington, died December 18. Survivors include his mother Nancy of Ellensburg; father Doug of West Windsor; and siblings, Monica, Daniel, and Douglas of Ellensburg.

Joseph C. Sikos, 84, of Hamilton Township, died December 18 at the Compassionate Care Hospice. Survivors include his sister-in-law, Dorothy Sikos of Plainsboro.

Doris Lindsey Miles, 90, of Ewing, died December 20 at Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis Medical Center. Survivors include a grandson, Scott J. Curry of Plainsboro.

Rosalie L. Sher of Cranbury died on December 21. A Holocaust survivor, she was an active member of the Hidden Children Foundation. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Philip and Donna Sher of Plainsboro; and her grandchildren, Jason and Lisa of Plainsboro.

Mary Matlosz Wincklhofer, 94, of Cranbury, died on December 22 at home. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Walter Wright of Plainsboro. Barbara Wright was the former assemblywoman in District 14, serving parts of Mercer and Middlesex Counties. Contributions may be made to Hospice, Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, 141 Bodman Place, Red Bank 07701.

Joe M. Watson, 79, of Niskayuna, New York, died December 23. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Steve Hansell of West Windsor, and grandson, Erik Hansell of West Windsor.

Kathryn Murray Sharp, 89, of Birmingham, Alabama, died December 24. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Thomas K. and Suzanne Sharp Jr. of Plainsboro, and granddaughter Caroline Kathryn Sharp of Plainsboro.

Angelo S. Fruscione, 98, formerly of Lawrenceville, died December 25 at Bear Creek Assisted Living in West Windsor. Contributions may be made to Charles B. Simone Foundation, 123 Franklin Corner Road, Lawrenceville 08648.

Mary T. Kilgannon, 70, of Toms River, died on December 25. Survivors include daughter, Margaret Provine of West Windsor.

Jerome L. “Red” Becker Jr., 83, of Hightstown died December 25 at his Hightstown home.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Gerald Hullfish of Plainsboro; and grandchildren Matthew, Susan, and Patrick Hullfish of Plainsboro.

Donations may be made to The ARC of Mercer, 180 Ewingville Road, Ewing 08638 or to St. Anthony of Padua Social Concerns Committee, 156 Maxwell Avenue, Hightstown 08520.

Robert E. Clancy, 76, died December 25 at his Plainsboro home. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he graduated from Princeton University, Class of 1948, and lived in the area for 40 years.

He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War. He was president of the General Agents and Managers Conference of the City of New York and president of Massachusetts General Agents Association.

In 1981, he co-founded with Glenn Paul, Clancy-Paul, Inc., a micro-computer sales and service company that grew to seven locations in New Jersey. Inacorn, a New York Stock Exchange listed company, acquired the company in 1988. His main activity was running a financial consulting practice for both individual and corporations, foreign and domestic, in partnership with Sam Woodworth.

Survivors include daughter Kerry De Young of Gainesville, Florida; two sons and daughters-in-law, Brian A. and Susan Clancy of Newton, Massachusetts, and Sean E. and Paula Clancy of Lawrenceville; and seven grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to University Medical Center Foundation at Princeton, 353 Witherspoon Street, Princeton 08540; American Red Cross, 707 Alexander Road, Princeton 08540; or the Eden Institute Foundation, 1 Eden Drive, Princeton 08540.

Joseph A. Kennedy, 60, of Cranbury, died December 27 at his residence. A Vietnam veteran, he was an inspector for the Department of Motor Vehicles. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Bobbie Joe and Keith Kochberg of Plainsboro.

Angelina Caruso, 85, died December 28 at University Medical Center at Princeton. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Bonnie of West Windsor. Contributions may be made to the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, 72 1/2 Escher Street, Trenton.

Lawrence C. Ellery Jr., 63, of West Windsor, died December 28, at his daughter’s Cranbury home Cranbury. A quality engineer, he was a member of the West Windsor Planning Board and chairman for the West Windsor Environmental Commission for 15 years.

Survivors include his three daughters, Robin A. Silverman, Dawn R. Ellery, and Gwen Rinaldi; two grandchildren, Alec and Kylee Silverman; one sister and brother-in-law, Patricia E. and James Gibbs; two nephews, Ellery and Nicholas Gibbs; one niece, Aurora Gibbs; and many great-nieces and nephews.

Barbara R. Stern, 71, of Kendall Park, died December 30, at the Merwick Care Center, Princeton. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Mary of Plainsboro.

Daniel H. Howard, 88, of West Windsor, died January 4 in the Princeton Medical Center. Born in Newark, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Radio Corps.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Howard of West Windsor; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Kenneth Zauber of Princeton; and a son and daughter-in-law, Andrew and Sue Howard of Lawrenceville.

Isabell MacGregor, 74, of Hightstown died January 3 in the University Medical Center at Princeton. She was a former resident of West Windsor. She was retired from McGraw Hill. Survivors include a son, Duncan S. MacGregor of Hightstown.

Jonathan Mark Farber, 55, of West Windsor, died January 4 at Hackensack University Medical Center. Assistant vice president with Crum & Forster of Morristown, he was a longtime member of the insurance community of the New York/New Jersey area.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Kathleen M. Barter Farber of West Windsor; a daughter, Sarah J. Farber, Carrboro, North Carolina; a son, Alex Farber at home; a sister and brother-in-law, Beth and Warren Rubin; and a brother-in-law, Robert Barter of Schertz, Texas; and cousins including Barry, Susan, Stephanie, and Michael Perl of West Windsor.

Donations may be sent to Times Holiday Appeal, 500 Perry Street, Box 847, Trenton 08618, or to the Lymphoma Research Foundation, 111 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, New York 10006.

Joan Lederberg Schorr, 73, of West Windsor, died January 5 in Abrams Residence, Ewing Township.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Ilene and Edward O’Brien of West Windsor; a son, Warren Lederberg of Naples, Italy; and two grandchildren, Andrew and Lauren O’Brien, of West Windsor.

John L. Burke, 76, died January 7 at the University Medical Center at Princeton. A World War II Navy veteran, Burke retired as postmaster in Princeton Junction with over 25 years of service.

He was a parishioner and volunteer of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, Princeton. He was also a member and past president of the West Windsor Lions Club.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Betty Dews Burke; a daughter and son-in-law Donna and Jon Salmon of Princeton; two sisters; one grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Church. Entombment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hamilton. Friends may call Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s.

Contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton 08542 or to the University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, Princeton 08540.