Obituaries-Aug. 18, 2005

Patricia Davis

   LAMBERTVILLE — Patricia B. Davis, 86, of Lambertville died Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Hunterdon Care Center, Flemington.
   Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., she graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in teaching and was a member of Pi Lambda Theta teaching sorority.
   She taught in the Bridgeville, Pa., school system and then worked as a program director at the YWCA in Wilkinsburg, Pa.
   After moving to Forrest Hills, Pa., she was active in the Women’s League and Hope Lutheran Church. In 1970, she moved to Branchton, Pa., where she was active in the Branchton United Methodist Church, serving in many roles, including being a longtime Sunday School teacher.
   Ms. Brown moved to New Jersey in 2000 and attended Hopewell United Methodist Church.
   Widow of Evan A. Davis, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Malcolm and Jean Davis of Lambertville; a stepdaughter, Caroll Eckroat of Pittsburgh; and two stepsons, Ronald Davis of Commerce, Mich., and Daniel Davis of Elizabethtown, Ky.
   Funeral services will be held today (Aug. 18) at 8 p.m. at the Blackwell Memorial Home, Pennington, with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Robinson, pastor of the church, officiating.
   Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Burial will be Saturday in Pittsburgh.
   Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, N.J., 07834.
Frank Cosentino

   PRINCETON — Frank J. Cosentino of Princeton died Tuesday, Aug. 9, at home following a six-month battle with multiple myeloma. He was 71.
   Born in Sparkill, N.Y., he was a longtime area resident.
   Mr. Cosentino was the former president of Edward Marshall Boehm Inc. and its subsidiaries, Boehm of Malvern, England and Boehm of Llandow, Wales. He retired in 1992.
   He joined Boehm in 1959 as executive assistant to founders Helen and Edward Marshall Boehm and was involved in all aspects of the Boehm Porcelain studio and traveled extensively, presenting lecture programs and exhibits.
   He is the author of four books on the art of porcelain, including a biography of Mr. Boehm.
   A graduate of Tappan Zee High School, he was first in academic studies in his class, president of the student body and valedictorian.
   He was elected to the Sportswriters Association to the all-county football, basketball and baseball teams in his junior and senior years and was the Rockland County junior golf champion and junior champion of the lower counties of New York State.
   He went on to Princeton University where he played on the undefeated freshman football team and varsity team that won the Ivy League championship in 1956. He also was captain of the golf team and a member of Cannon Club.
   He graduated in 1956 and then spent two years in the Army with the Judge Advocate Office in Germany before joining Boehm.
   He was a former member of the Princeton Club of New York City and a member of the Hanover Golf Club and Barracuda Golf Club.
   Son of the late Rose and Frank Cosentino Sr., he is survived by his wife of 11 years, Nancy Holmes Cosentino; stepdaughters and stepson-in-law, Reagan Hofmann of Ringoes and Tracy Hofmann Rosen and Josh Rosen of Santa Fe, N.M.; a stepson, Asher Rosen; a daughter, Laura Cosentino of Lawrence; two brothers, Bruno and Art Cosentino, and a sister, Jean Cosentino Pagnozzi, all of Rockland County, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
   Private cremation services were held under the direction of Hartmann Memorial Home, Hamilton. A memorial service will be held at a date to be announced.
   Memorial donations may be made to any charity.
Thomas Morgan

   Thomas F. Morgan, 82, of Hamilton died Friday, Aug. 12, at Compassionate Care Hospice at Saint Francis Medical Center, Trenton.
   Born in Lambertville, he was a resident of Hamilton Township for the past 45 years.
   Mr. Morgan was an Army Air Corp Veteran of World War II.
   He retired in 1997 after 35 years from Saint Anthony Church Parish, Hamilton Township.
   He was a member of the VFW Post 491 of Yardville. He also was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Anthony Parish.
   He was the son of the late Henry and Mary Frances Casey Morgan; father of the late Thomas J. and Timothy M. Morgan; and brother of the late Jack, Richard, Patrick and Robert Morgan and Shirley Carlisi.
   Surviving are his wife, Marilyn T. Persico Morgan; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald C. and Susan Morgan of Easton, Pa., and Scott P. and Connie Morgan of Hamilton Township; a daughter, Nancy T. Morgan of Trenton; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Donald and Dolly Morgan and Larry Morgan, all of Hamilton Township; two daughters-in-law and a son-in-law, Carol and Ellen Morgan and Joseph Pustae; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Frances Luther of Yardville, Ruth and Henry Marken of Bordentown and Marriam Ely of Florida; six grandchildren, Timothy, Ronald, and Lisa Morgan and Joseph, Shannon and Kelly Pustae; one great-granddaughter, Ava Pustae; and many nieces and nephews.
   The funeral was held Wednesday from the Brenna Funeral Home, Trenton. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at the church. Cremation in Greenwood Cemetery was private.
   Memorial donations may be made to Memorial and Honor Program, Saint Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105-1942.