Clipped From The Courier-News
Eleanor Faherty, 85, homemaker HOPEWELL Eleanor Hixson Faherty, 85, died at her son's home. Mrs. Faherty resided in Hopewell Borough most of her life and moved to her son's home in Skillman recently. Mrs. Faherty was graduated from Pennington High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Hopewell 39ers, Rocky Hill 76ers and Montgomery Senior Citizens. She enjoyed cooking, crafts, reading, traveling, shopping, and spending time with her family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Clarence and Sophie Hixson, and brothers, Raymond and Arthur Hixson. Her husband of 64 years, Robert M. Faherty, died last June. Mrs. Faherty is survived by her brother, Charles P. Hixson of Hopewell; two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Paulette of Skillman and Robert and Judith of Ewing; three grandsons and their wives, Robert and Nancy, TJ and Amy and Ty and Lori; four great-grandchildren; sister-in-laws, Mary Faherty and Theresa Castagnola; and many special nieces, nephews and friends, especially lifetime firends Winifred Copner and Alice Sutphen. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 2, at St. Alphonsus in Hopewell. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Viewing will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 1, and 10 to 10 a.m. Fnday, March 2. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Memorial Fund, The Medical Center at Princeton Foundation, 253 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08540-9914. Arrangements are by Cromwell Memorial Home, 71 E. Prospect St., Hopewell.