June 14, 2006

Deborah Jeanne Giovacchini
   Deborah Jeanne Giovacchini, 50, died Monday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
   Born in Trenton, she was a lifelong area resident. Mrs. Giovacchini was an eighth-grade paraprofessional science teacher at Timberlane Middle School for the past seven years and was actively involved in soccer and track for her children.
   Daughter of the late Landrick F. Hart and Ruth F. Hamilton, she is survived by her husband of 30 years, Donald L. Giovacchini; a daughter, Fallon Noel Giovacchini and a son, Donald Louis Giovacchini II, both of Hopewell Township; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Louis D. and Mary P. Giovacchini of Hopewell; a sister and brother-in-law, Arlene Ruth and Joseph Martin Grant of Danville, Calif.; two stepsisters, Mary Louise Fuller and Johanna Lovering; two sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Mary Lou and Gene Hartway of Jacobstown, and Louis "Jeff" and Elizabeth Giovacchini of Hopewell Township; and several nieces and nephews.
   The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday from the Parkside Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 1584 Parkside Ave., Ewing.
   Funeral services will be celebrated at noon at the Pennington Assembly of God, Route 31, Pennington. The Rev. Gene Hartway, pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Columbus, will officiate.
   Burial will be in the Harbourton Cemetery.
   Calling hours will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund for Harvest Christian Fellowship, P.O. Box 469, Columbus, 08022.
Georgieanne Jones
   Georgieanne Jones, 62, of Ewing Township died Saturday at home.
   Born in Trenton, she was a lifelong area resident.
   She was a life member of the American Show Horse Association and was an ASHA judge. A former member of the Mercer County Board of Agriculture, she was active with the 4H horse program and was a riding instructor serving Pennington, Hopewell and Titusville.
   Active with the historical society, she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ewing.
   Daughter of the late George M. and Gertrude F. Shank Jones, she is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, George D. and Janet B. Jones of Washington; and a nephew, Mitchell D. Jones of Washington.
   A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Ewing, 100 Scotch Road, Ewing, with the Rev. Nicholas Hatch officiating.
   Interment will be private in the Ewing Church Cemetery.
   There will be no calling hours.
   In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Rutgers University Foundation/Equine Science Center, 57 Route 1, New Brunswick, 08901-8554, to establish a memorial fund to be used for youth equine education programs.
   Arrangements are by the Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, Pennington Circle.
   For further information or to send a condolence, visit www.wilsonapple.com.
Don K. Kim
   Don K. Kim, 73, of Hopewell Township died Saturday at the University Medical Center at Princeton.
   Born in Korea, he came to the United States to complete a doctorate in chemistry and became a naturalized American citizen.
   He was a chemist at American Cyanamid Company in Princeton for 26 years until his retirement.
   He recently celebrated his 40th wedding anniversary to Sung Won Kim.
   In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, David, Grace and Edward, all of New York City.
   A memorial service was held Wednesday at the Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, Pennington Circle.
   For further information or to send a condolence, visit www.wilsonapple.com.
Mary Jane Schomp Sheena
   Mary Jane Schomp Sheena of Lawrence Township died at the University Medical Center at Princeton on June 7.
   Born in Elizabeth, she had been a resident of Pennington for 14 years before moving to Lawrence Township in 1988.
   She graduated from St. Mary’s of the Woods, Terra Haute, Ind., with a bachelor’s degree in French. In her early years she was an elementary school teacher in Evanston, Ill, Minnesota and Mountain Lakes before going to the American School in London, England. After her return to the United States in 1974, she taught in the Princeton Regional Schools until her retirement in 2004. Following retirement she remained active as a volunteer at the district’s Riverside School in the Grand Pals Program.
   Daughter of the late Peter Schomp, she is survived by her mother, Virginia Schomp of Bay Head; her husband Peter; a daughter Mary Katherine at home; four sisters, Virginia Porter of North Carolina, Vera Gordinier of Little Silver, Deborah Lovas of Phoenix, Ariz., and Sarah Olsen of Bay Head; and several nieces and nephews.
   Mass of the Christian Burial was celebrated Monday at St. James Church, Pennington.
   Interment of cremated remains was in Pennington Cemetery.
   Arrangements were by the Blackwell Memorial Home, Pennington.
   Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Princeton Education Foundation, P.O. Box 176, Princeton, 08642.