George Parsons

   LAMBERTVILLE — George H. Parsons Jr. of Lambertville died Sunday, April 7, at Virtua Health of West Jersey, Marlton. He was 83.
   Born in Elizabeth to George H. Sr. and Lydia Ross Parsons, he resided in Mercerville before moving to Lambertville in 1948.
   With his wife, the late Beatrice I. Yeisley Parsons, he had owned and operated Parsons Auto and Cycle Supply in Lambertville since 1949.
   Prior to that, Mr. Parsons was a specialized machinist for DeLaval Steam Turbine Company in Trenton. He designed and perfected a steam turbine surfacing device, which was used on Navy submarines during World War II. Mr. Parsons held the patent on his invention and assigned it to his employers.
   He was a member of the Old Rocks Church of West Amwell, Lambertville Fire Police, Lambertville Power Boat Club, Lambertville Lodge of the Loyal Order of Moose and Lambertville’s Civil Defense Special Police and a contributing member of the Union Fire Company of Lambertville.
   Mr. Parsons was active in motorcycle groups and organizations. His shop was a gathering place and center for cycle enthusiasts from throughout the area. A member of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America and the Mid-Atlantic Motorcycle Dealers’ Association, he was a member and past president of the Whirlwind Motorcycle Club of Lambertville.
   Grandfather of the late Robert W. Parsons Jr., he is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly A. and George Fresco, Linda L. and Joseph Wright and Priscilla "Patty" Parsons, all of Lambertville, and Kathy Parsons of Waretown; his son and daughter-in-law, Robert W. "Butch" Parsons and Barbara Parsons of Lambertville; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his sister, Estelle L. Bevis of Ringoes; his brother and sister-in-law, Leslie and Irma Parsons of Lambertville; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
   The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home, Lambertville. The Rev. David Errickson of the church will officiate. Burial will be in Old Rocks Church Cemetery.
   Calling hours at the funeral home will be tonight (April 11) from 7 to 9. and Friday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
   Memorial donations memory may be made to the Robert W. Parsons Jr. Scholarship Fund, 125 N. Franklin St., Lambertville, 08530.
Dorothy Branson

   BORDENTOWN — Dorothy Moses Branson, 89, died Monday, April 1, at The Masonic Home of New Jersey, Burlington.
   Born in Trenton, she was a longtime Bordentown area resident.
   She attended Trenton public schools and graduated from Heimbach’s Business School.
   She retired as a secretary from the Bordentown Regional School District.
   She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Bordentown and Bordentown Chapter 257 Order of the Eastern Star. She volunteered at Mercer Medical Center and was a past president of Bordentown Visiting Nurse Association. She was a board member and leader for the Campfire Girls for 35 years.
   Widow of William C. Branson and sister of the late Ruth Moses and Eleanor Miller, she is survived by a daughter, Deborah J. Branson of Bordentown City; a grandson, Paul D. Sootkoos of Lambertville; and other relatives.
   A memorial service was held Saturday at the church with the Rev. Ray VandeGiessen officiating. Private burial was in Brainerd Cemetery.
   Memorial donations may be made to the Masonic Charity Foundation, 902 Jacksonville Road, Burlington, 08016.
   Arrangements were under the direction of the Huber-Moore Funeral Home, Bordentown.
Mildred Healey

   FLEMINGTON — Mildred Healey, 77, died Monday, April 1, at home.
   Born in Linden, she was a longtime Delaware Township resident before moving to Flemington 12 years ago.
   She was a member of Amwell Church of the Brethren, Sandbrook.
   Daughter of the late John and Emily Melkunus Davis, widow of Russell Deemer and James Healey and mother of the late Cathy Linda Deemer, she is survived by three sisters, Helen Lambert of West Amwell, Alice Burke of New Britain, Pa., and Margaret Davis of Sandbrook; three brothers, Joseph Davis of Willow Grove, Pa., William Davis of Sandbrook and Thomas Davis of Flemington; and nieces and nephews.
   Graveside services were held Sunday at Barber Burial Grounds Cemetery, Delaware Township, with the Rev. David Errickson officiating.
   Memorial donations may be made to Old Rocks Church, 236 Rocktown-Lambertville Road, Lambertville, 08530.
   Arrangements were under the direction of the Garefino Funeral Home, Lambertville.
Anthony Carmosino

   EWING — Anthony J. Carmosino, 67, died Tuesday, April 2, at Capital Health System at Mercer hospital, Trenton.
   Born in New Haven, Conn., he lived in Ewing 40 years.
   He retired in 1995 after more than 25 years as an accountant with the state Department of the Treasury.
   Mr. Carmosino was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of West Trenton Elks Lodge 105, Ewing.
   Son of the late James and Margaret Vitolo Carmosino, he is survived by a daughter, Dawn M. Carmosino and her friend, Rick Koreyva, both of Lawrenceville; two grandchildren, Nichole Agabiti and Albert Agabiti III; his wife, Kathy Clay Carmosino; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Bobby and Jackie Carmosino of Newtown, Pa., and Ricky and Lorraine Carmosino of Lambertville; a sister, Marie Schultz of New Hope; two nieces, Leslie Schultz and Kimmy Goode; and his former wife, Geraldine Bowers of Cranbury.
   The funeral was held Friday at Brenna Funeral Home, Trenton, with Monsignor Edward Arnister, pastor of Holy Cross Church, officiating. Cremation was private.
   Memorial donations may be made to the church Renovation Fund, 201 Adeline St., Trenton, 08611.
Nicholas Marosy

   TRENTON — Nicholas Marosy, 80, died Wednesday, April 3, at Compassionate Care Hospice unit at St. Francis Medical Center.
   Born in East Brunswick, he was a lifelong area resident.
   He was a carpenter and retired after 10 years with Carpenters Union Local 781, Princeton.
   Son of the late Peter and Julia Marosy, he is survived by his wife, Marguerite E. Nanni Marosy; a daughter, Dawn E. Marosy of Trenton; a brother and three sisters-in-law, Julius and Irene Marosy of Highland Park, Elizabeth Renzi of Ewing and Helen Papa of Lambertville; a sister and brother-in-law, Rose Marosy Lichtmann and George Lichtmann of Arizona; and nieces and nephews.
   The funeral was held Saturday at Parkside Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, Ewing, with the clergy of Incarnation Roman Catholic Church officiating. Entombment was in Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum, Hamilton.
   Memorial donations may be made to the Compassionate Care Hospice unit at St. Francis Medical Center, 601 Hamilton Ave., Trenton, 08629.
Marjorie Di Via

   LAMBERTVILLE — Marjorie A. Di Via, 70, died Sunday, March 31, at Hunterdon Medical Center, Raritan Township.
   Born in Trenton, she was a longtime Mercer County resident and lived in Titusville for 20 years before moving to Hunterdon County in 1988.
   In addition to being a homemaker, Mrs. Di Via worked with her husband in their electrical contracting business for 33 years.
   She was the daughter of the late Anna Tierney and John C. Goldenbaum, sister of the late John C. Jr., Marvin, Fred and William Goldenbaum, Ruth Bednar and Mabel Barrett Morgan and widow of Michael Di Via Jr., to whom she was married 40 years.
   Surviving are a daughter, Marlene Di Via of Ewing; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael J. and Charlene Di Via and Mark and Christina Di Via of West Amwell; two grandsons; six granddaughters; a great-granddaughter; a sister and brother-in-law, Caroline and Peter Yurcho of Southampton; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy and Carolyn Goldenbaum, both of Trenton; and nieces and nephews.
   The viewing and prayer service was held April 4 at Garefino Funeral Home, Lambertville, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Lambertville. Burial was in Harbourton Cemetery.
Robert Krakowski

   WOODLANDS, Texas — Robert E. Krakowski, 62, died Wednesday, April 4, at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Woodlands.
   Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong area resident until moving to Texas in October.
   He retired after 25 years with Trenton Psychiatric Hospital and Ancora Psychiatric Hospital in Ancora, N.J.
   Son of the late Alexander and Dorothy Edneck Krakowski, he is survived by his wife of 41 years, Annette Rathbone Krakowski; a son, Robert V. Krakowski of Woodlands; his former daughter-in-law, Lori Wiser of Woodlands; a granddaughter, Morgan Krakowski of Woodlands; a sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Ed Wolk of Levittown, Pa.; a brother-in-law, Carl and his wife, Lorraine, of Live Oak, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Carol Agans of Ringoes; and nieces, nephews and friends.
   The funeral was held Tuesday from the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, Hamilton, with the clergy of St. Raphael Roman Catholic Church officiating. Entombment was in Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum, Hamilton.
Hugh Hackney

   WHITEHALL, Mich. — Hugh E. Hackney, 59, died Saturday, April 6, in Whitehall where he had been a resident for more than 15 years.
   Born in Lambertville to Clarence W. and Elizabeth A. Slack Hackney, he served in the Marine Corps from 1960 to 1964.
   Mr. Hackney had been a painter at Princeton University for 20 years and a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Michigan for 13 years.
   An active member of White Lake Wesleyan Church, he was involved in prison ministry in Oceana County and served as an ambassador for the King of Kings. He enjoyed golf and fishing.
   Predeceased by his parents and sisters Joanie Hackney and Peggy Bocskay, he is survived by his wife, Lois; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Pamela Good of Amherst, N.Y., Patricia and Daniel David of Muckwonago, Wisc., and Sharon and Scott Dunlap of Whitehall; seven grandchildren, Philip Hackney, Bethanie, Matthew, Rachael and Lisa Good and Jonathan and Rebecca David; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Wallace "Boo" and Vivian Hackney, and Robert Hackney, all of Lambertville; and a sister, Betty Jane Eddowes of New Hope.
   The funeral and burial took place in Michigan with military honors.
   Memorial donations may be made to God’s Bible School and College, 1810 Young St., Cincinnati, Ohio, 45210.