OBITUARIES, Feb. 28, 2006

Robert J. Rumer Jr., Peter C. Budd, Frederick J. Evans, Claire Giordmaine, Harry B. Morris Jr.

Robert J. Rumer Jr.
Packaging industry executive
Robert J. Rumer Jr. died Friday after a long battle with multiple myeloma. He was 70.
   Mr. Rumer grew up in Philadelphia and was a longtime resident of Princeton and Cape May Point.
   His professional experience included more than 43 years in the packaging industry serving the consumer products, pharmaceutical and beverage markets. He was involved in the development of the two-piece aluminum beverage can and tamper-evident packaging. Most recently, he served as vice president of sales for Unifoil Inc.
   He graduated from Girard College and received his bachelor’s degree in business from LaSalle College in 1957. At LaSalle, he was a star baseball and soccer player.
   He trained with the Philadelphia Athletics at age 16 and later was drafted by the St. Louis Browns but instead chose to join the Marine Corps. He attained the rank of captain and played for the Marine all-star baseball team touring East Asia.
   A devout Roman Catholic, Mr. Rumer was a strong supporter of the National Shrine of St. John Neumann. He was a longtime member of the New York Athletic Club and Springdale Golf Club.
   He was husband of the late Joanne Rumer, stepson of the late Edward and Mary Taylor and son of the late Robert and Mary Rumer.
   Mr. Rumer is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Robert and Eileen, Scott and Suzanne and Timothy and Pamela; brother Ronald Rumer; and grandchildren Robert IV, Katherine, Brielle, Thomas Scott II, Ryan, Geneva and Shelby.
   The funeral will be 10 a.m. today at Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton.
   A Mass of a Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 214 Nassau St., Princeton.
   Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania at, Paoli Hospital, Paoli, Pa. at, or the International Myeloma Foundation at
Peter C. Budd
Former Princeton resident
PENNLYN, Pa. — Peter C. Budd died Wednesday at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pa. He was 69.
   Born in Philadelphia, he lived in Princeton for 25 years before moving to Pennlyn.
   He worked in advertising in New York and Philadelphia.
   He was one of the founders and a coach of the Princeton Midget Football League.
   Mr. Budd was a graduate of Penn Charter School and Springfield College in Massachusetts.
   He is survived by his wife, Virginia Pawling Budd; sons Peter C. Budd, Jr. and Stephen P. Budd; daughter Kimberly B. Doub; and eight grandchildren.
   A service of remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. today at Kimble Funeral Home, 1 Hamilton Ave., Princeton.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 5000 Rockside Road, No. 310, Independence, OH 44131.
Frederick J Evans
LAWRENCE — Frederick Evans died Thursday at Capitol Health System’s Fuld Campus. He was 68.
   Born in Australia, he was a former Princeton resident.
   He was a psychologist in private practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania for many years.
   Prior to entering private practice, he was director of research at the Carrier Foundation, Montgomery.
   He was an officer in the Australian armed forces, educated at the University of Sydney and came to the U.S. in 1963 as a Fulbright scholar.
   He was an active member and past president of the International Society of Hypnosis and American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, a founding member of the American Pain Society and member of the American Psychological Association.
   He lectured internationally and held teaching positions at Harvard University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
   Son of the late Fredrick and Phyllis Evans and father of the late Mark Evans, he is survived by his wife, Patricia "Pepper" Evans; sons Christopher and David Evans of Montgomery; daughters Diana Evans of Montgomery and Mariefred and Ellen at home; brother Reginald Evans of Australia; and special niece Carla Burns of Hamilton.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Evans Family Education Trust, c/o Gary Rossi at Sun Bank, Main Street, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 or to the Lawrence Township Education Foundation, P.O. Box 6531, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.
Claire Giordmaine
Parents live in Princeton
WATCHUNG — Claire Ellen Giordmaine died suddenly Friday of complications from breast cancer at St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. She was 44.
   She was a medical secretary at Matheny Medical and Educational Center in Far Hills. She had previously worked at Overlook Hospital in Summit, the Summit YWCA, the Seeing Eye in Morristown, and many summers at resorts in South Dakota and Montana.
   She enjoyed caring for animals, traveling and the outdoors. She shared her apartment with Labrador retriever "Yodel," cats Havana Brown "Haiku," Bengal "Honey," and black "Elvira," coexisting with parrot "Mr. Peyote," all now looking for new homes. Her favorite destinations included Malta, New Orleans and Glacier National Park.
   She was educated at Oak Knoll School in Summit where she spent her early years, at Colorado State University in Fort Collins and at Stafford Hall Secretarial School in Summit.
   She is survived by her parents, Mary and Joe Giordmaine of Princeton; brother Paul Jordmain of Watchung; sister Anne, brother-in-law Larry, and nieces Paulina, Rebecca and Marissa Fink, all of Holmdel; aunt Augusta McDonald of Willow Beach, Ontario; and many other relatives in Malta, Canada, United Kingdom, Pennsylvania and Florida.
   Memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Tumor Foundation, 95 Pine Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10005 or at
   Arrangements were by Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.
Harry B. Morris Jr.
Daughter lives in West Windsor
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — Harry Britton Morris Jr. died Thursday in the Mercerville Center-Genesis Elder Care, Hamilton, from complications from pneumonia. He was 90.
   Born in Hightstown, he resided many years in the village of Windsor in Washington Township.
   He was a retired salesman.
   Mr. Morris was member of the Windsor United Methodist Church, the Hightstown Elks, and the NJ Jazz Society. He was an avid gardener and sports fan.
   Son of the late Harry B. Morris Sr. and Lydia Rogers Morris, brother of the late Roger S. Morris and husband of the late Marion Blyman Morris, he is survived by his son, Glenn Morris of West Palm, Fla.; daughters and sons-in-law Jean and George Newman of West Windsor, Judy Morris of Oneonta, N.Y., and Janet and Gary Stoneburner of Manassas, Va.; grandchildren Patrick and Carol Morris of Easton, Pa., Jamie and Nicholas Morris-Kliment of Acton, Mass., Timme Newman of West Windsor, Laurel and Rachael Woloszyn of Somerville, Mass., Rebecca Woloszyn of Oneonta, N.Y., Kathryn Stoneburner of Woodbridge, Va., and Scott Stoneburner of Brookline, Mass.; great-grandchildren Kimberly Morris and Sam and Lydia Morris-Kliment; and several nieces and nephews.
   The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Glackin Saul Funeral Home, 136 Morrison Ave., Hightstown.
   Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hightstown.
   Calling hours are 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hightstown Elks Lodge No. 1955, Attn: Handicapped Children’s Fund, 110 Hickory Corner Road, Hightstown, NJ 08520 or Windsor United Methodist Church, 51 Church St., PO Box 405, Windsor, NJ 08561.