Dvorin and Hilditch

Seth J. Dvorin
   1st Lt. Seth J. Dvorin, 24, US Army, died Feb. 3 near Iskandariyah, Iraq, when a remote control device exploded.
   Born in Freehold, he was raised in East Brunswick and South Brunswick. He was a 1998 graduate of South Brunswick High School, where he played football and baseball, and received a bachelor’s degree in administrative justice from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, in 2002. He was a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity at Rutgers.
   After graduation, he joined the Army, and received basic training at Ft. Jackson, S.C. He graduated from Officer Candidate School at Ft. Benning, Ga., and received his commission on Jan. 17, 2003. He also graduated Airborne and Air Defense Artillery Schools, and was stationed at Ft. Drum, N.Y., as part of the 10th Mountain Division, Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiments.
   Surviving are his wife Kelly Harris Dvorin, whom he married five days before leaving for Iraq; his mother Sue Niederer and her husband Greg of Hopewell Township; his father Richard Dvorin of East Brunswick and his companion Ellen Sutton; a sister Rebekah Dvorin of East Brunswick and her fiancé Walter Gruszka; a step-brother Joshua Dvorin of South Amboy; a paternal grandmother Ruth Dvorin of Bayonne; a maternal grandfather Jacob Sapir of Florida; and uncles Gary Sapir and Howard Dvorin.
   Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at East Brunswick Jewish Center, 511 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick, with interment with full military honors at Marlboro Cemetery, Marlboro. Directions to the Temple and cemetery will be provided at the funeral home.
   Relatives and friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight (Monday) at Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, Cranbury Road at Evergreen Boulevard, East Brunswick. For directions to the funeral home, visit: www.msmc.us.
   Shiva will be observed at the home of Sue and Greg Niederer, 30 Lake Baldwin Dr., Hopewell Township, from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday; 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Shiva also will be observed at the home of Rich Dvorin, 52 Deerfield Road, East Brunswick, through Sunday. Directions to both homes will be available at the funeral home and at the Temple.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Seth Dvorin Memorial Scholarship Fund, which has been established for the benefit of South Brunswick and Hopewell Valley Central High School students. Contributions may be sent to the Seth Dvorin Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Hopewell Valley Community Bank, 4 Route 31, Pennington, 08534.
Kathleen M. Hilditch
   Kathleen M. Hilditch, 86, of Browns Mills, died at Buttonwood Hospital, New Lisbon on Feb. 4.
   Born in Trenton, she had been a resident of Pennington for 39 years before moving to her daughter’s home in 2000.
   She had been a clerk-librarian in the Hopewell Valley Regional School District for 15 years. A volunteer at the Pennington Public Library for over 20 years, she was a member of St. James Roman Catholic Church, Pennington, and a former member of the Church Guild.
   Widow of the late Eric J. Hilditch, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Beth and William Seiler of Browns Mills; a son, Timothy Hilditch of Manahawkin; a sister, Dolores Toft of Overland Park, Kan.; a brother, Gregory McDermott of Trenton; and four grandsons, Ryan, Keith, James and Matthew.
   Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. James Roman Catholic Church, 115 E. Delaware Ave, Pennington.
   Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Trenton.
   Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Blackwell Memorial Home, 21 N. Main St., Pennington, and from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday in St. James Gathering area.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers’ Association, Suite 251, 400 Morris Ave., Denville, 07834.