OBITUARIES, Feb. 15, 2005

William H. Terhune, David Mathey, John M. Moore, Paul Strauss, William H. Bleacher, Julia C. English, Frances Ridolfino, Marjorie L. Fryer, Martha L.A. Norris.

William H. Terhune
Lifelong Montgomery resident
MONTGOMERY — William H. Terhune died Monday at home. He was 88.
   Born in Montgomery, he was a lifelong resident of the Blawenburg section of the township.
   He was a manager of the parts department of J. Percy Van Zandt Co. for 22 years until 1969, when he began work as maintenance supervisor at the Montgomery Township School District, retiring in 1982.
   An Army veteran, he served overseas in the 8th Air Force.
   Mr. Terhune was an active member, elder and vice president of the consistory of Blawenburg Reformed Church, and was a member of the Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2.
   He was also a former member of the Founders and Patriots of America; member of Princeton Elks No. 2129; Hopewell Masonic Lodge No. 155; Princeton Shrine Club; Trenton-Crescent Temple, Ancient Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine; Scottish-Rite Valley of Trenton; and was a charter member of the Province Line Swim Club.
   Mr. Terhune served on the board of directors and was treasurer of the Unionville Cemetery Association.
   He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and travel.
   Son of the late Stephen and Mary Ellen Hoagland Terhune, brother of the late Edward Terhune and Frances Conover, he is survived by his wife of 58 years, Grace Allen Terhune; daughters and son-in-law Nancy T. Landuyt of St. Peters, Mo., and Margaret T. and Alan Querec of Rocky Hill; brother Douglas Terhune of Hopewell; grandchildren Tracy, Stephanie and Michelle Landuyt, Travis Querec and Sara Querec Beauchemin and her husband, Michael.
   The funeral is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Blawenburg Reformed Church, Route 518, Blawenburg.
   Interment will follow in Blawenburg Church Cemetery.
   Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Cromwell-Immordino Memorial Home, 71 E. Prospect St., Hopewell.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund, Blawenburg Reformed Church, P.O. Box 266, Blawenburg, NJ 08504.
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David Mathey
Longtime Princeton resident
David Mathey of Princeton died Thursday at University Medical Center at Princeton after a short illness. He was 73.
   Born in New York, Mr. Mathey was a Princeton resident most of his life.
   He attended Princeton Country Day School and Deerfield Academy.
   He enjoyed golf and tennis as a boy and played in the Junior National Tennis Tournament for boys under age 15.
   While a student at Deerfield, he was afflicted with a mind-crippling disease. Ultimately, he found relief following treatment at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and was able to return home to Princeton and live a relatively normal life.
   Following the tradition of his father, Dean Mathey, he contributed to many charitable, educational and civic organizations in the greater Princeton area.
   Mr. Mathey is survived by his brothers, Macdonald Mathey and Dean Mathey Jr.; niece Heidi Mathey; and nephew Roderic Mathey, all of New York City. He is also survived by three men who cared for him for many years: Henry Kelly, Frank Coogan and Edward Kelly.
John M. Moore
Real estate, banking executive
John Michael Moore of Princeton died Sunday at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton. He was 64.
   Born in New York City, he formerly was a resident of Point Lookout, N.Y., and New Canaan, Conn., before relocating with his family to Princeton in 1987.
   With a long career in the real estate and mortgage banking industries, he held a number of senior executive positions at Merrill Lynch, GE Capital Mortgage Corp., Reliance Relocation Services and GMAC Mortgage Corp. Most recently, he was senior vice president of institutional lending at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Inc.
   A graduate of the Xavier Military Academy in Manhattan, he received a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing from Fairfield University and attended the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.
   He served two tours of duty with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam and was awarded both the Purple Heart by President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Bronze Star Medal. During his military career, he served as headquarters commandant at both The Presidio of Monterey, Calif., and Fort Hamilton, N.Y.
   An avid golfer, he was a member of the Bedens Brook Country Club and the Darien Golf Club in Connecticut. He enjoyed traveling to international and golf destinations.
   Son of the late Michael A. and Marion V. Moore, brother of the late Margaret M. Calvert, he is survived by his wife of 33 years, Carole; son and daughter-in-law Brendan and Jennifer; and daughter Kate.
   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 214 Nassau St., Princeton.
   Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
   Visiting hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Kimble Funeral Home, 1 Hamilton Ave., Princeton.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 3076 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.
Paul Strauss
Owned environmental control firm
MONTGOMERY — Paul Strauss died Saturday at home. He was 49.
   Born in Neptune, he resided most of his life in Montgomery.
   He owned and operated Corenvironmental, an environmental control company in Princeton.
   He was an active member, former elder and deacon of Harlingen Reformed Church.
   He was a former Boy Scout leader in Montgomery Troop 46 and former treasurer of Montgomery Travel Soccer Association.
   He enjoyed golf, the beach, fishing and skiing.
   He is survived by sons Gregory P. Strauss and Richard T. Strauss of Montgomery; former wife Malinda Weldon Strauss of Montgomery; parents Alfred and Frances Strauss of Cape May Courthouse; brother and sister-in-law Robert and Deborah Strauss of Somerset; sister and brother-in-law Elizabeth and John Colombero of Montgomery; and nine nieces and nephews.
   The funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Harlingen Reformed Church.
   Cremation will be private.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harlingen Reformed Church, 34 Dutchtown Road, Belle Mead, NJ 08502.
   Arrangements are by Hillsborough Funeral Home, Hillsborough.
William H. Bleacher
Former West Windsor resident
LAWRENCE — William H. Bleacher died Thursday at the Merwick Unit of the University Medical Center at Princeton. He was 82.
   Born in Quarryville, Pa., he was a resident of West Windsor before moving to Lawrence.
   Mr. Bleacher retired after 40 years as a chemical technician with RCA Corp. of West Windsor.
   He was a member of the Princeton United Methodist Church.
   An Army veteran of World War II, he served with the 148th Infantry, 37th Division in the South Pacific and was a recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
   He was a member of American Legion Post 76, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 41 and life member Veterans of Foreign Wars of Hamilton Township.
   He was involved in Boy Scout Troop 88 of Princeton and was past president of the West Windsor Lions Club.
   Son of the late William I. and Marybelle Dorwart Bleacher, brother of the late Nettie Waltman, he is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley U. Nelson Bleacher of Lawrence; sons and daughters-in-law John and Judith Bleacher of Springfield, Va., and Gary and Diane Bleacher of Lambertville; daughter and son-in-law Sheri and Chris Coleman of Burke, Va.; brothers Benjamin Bleacher of Willingboro, Robert Bleacher of Lakeland, Fla., Grant Bleacher of Elizabeth, Pa., Harry Bleacher of Quarryville, Pa., and Christopher Bleacher of Corpus Christi, Texas; grandchildren Michael, Tonya, Jarret and Jamie Bleacher, William J., Jake and Thomas Coleman; great-grandchildren Caitlyn Bleacher, Spencer Reynolds, Alyssa and Preston Johnson; and many nieces and nephews.
   Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton.
   A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 at Princeton United Methodist Church, 7 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton, with the Rev. Dr. Gregory G. Young officiating.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Princeton United Methodist Church Building Fund, 7 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton, NJ 08542.
Julia C. English
Active Princeton volunteer
MONTGOMERY — Julia Carll English died Thursday at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia. She was 84.
   Born in Trenton, she was a Princeton resident 44 years.
   She was a member of The Present Day Club, Historical Society of Princeton, Junior League, Nassau Club and All Saints’ Church.
   In 1965, she became a life member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and served as regent of the Princeton DAR from 1987 to 1989. She was a docent at Rockingham for many years.
   She graduated from St. Mary’s Hall in Mt. Holly in 1938 and attended Rider University.
   She is survived by her husband, Frederick M. English; daughter and son-in-law Judy E. and Michael Power of Manasquan; sister Dorothy Franklin of Bay Head; and 13 nieces and nephews.
   The funeral will be private.
   Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
   Arrangements are by Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.
Frances Ridolfino
Health Department retiree
WEST WINDSOR — Frances Ridolfino died Friday at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton. She was 79.
   Born in Bristol, Pa., she resided in Trenton before moving to West Windsor several years ago.
   She retired from the New Jersey Department of Health.
   She was a member of St. Anthony’s Church, Hamilton.
   Daughter of the late Frank and Carmella Romano, she is survived by her husband, Bernard Ridolfino of West Windsor; daughter and son-in-law Mary and Tom Worzalla of Trenton; sons Ralph Ridolfino and Dave Ridolfino, both of Hamilton; brother and sister-in-law John and Irene Romano of Levittown; sister Angelina Belviso of Hamilton; grandchildren Robyn, Karen, Anthony, Michael and Alisa; and several nieces and nephews.
   Arrangements were by Kingston & Kemp Funeral Home, Hamilton.
   Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony’s Church Memorial Fund, 626 S. Olden Ave., Hamilton, NJ 08629.
Marjorie L. Fryer
Native of Princeton
SOUTHBURY, Conn. — Marjorie Louise Fryer died Feb. 8 at River Glen Health Care Center. She was 84.
   Born in Princeton, Miss Fryer was a resident of Greenwich, Conn., for 45 years before moving to Stamford, Conn., where she lived for 14 years. She moved to Heritage Village in Southbury in 1990 and later to Kensington Green.
   Employed 45 years by Pitney Bowes, the postage meter company, she was executive secretary to Fred Bowes Jr. for more than 25 years, and at the time of her retirement in 1986, administrative assistant to Walter Hedley, vice president for international operations.
   She graduated from Greenwich High School in 1939.
   In Stamford, she volunteered at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, the American Red Cross and the Stamford Museum.
   Daughter of the late Willis and Alice Hall Fryer, sister of the late Willis and James Fryer and Catherine Wolfert, she is survived by several nieces and nephews, including Patricia Dwyer of Watertown, Conn.; and many cousins.
   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 214 Nassau St., Princeton.
   Interment will follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery.
   Visiting hour is 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kimble Funeral Home, 1 Hamilton Ave., Princeton.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Special Wishes, P.O. Box 1074, Norwich, CT 06360.
Martha L.A. Norris
Service is Friday
A memorial service for Martha L.A. Norris of Princeton, who died Feb. 5, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday at Trinity Church, 33 Mercer St., Princeton.
   An incorrect date was published in Friday’s Packet. The Packet regrets the error.