FRANKFORD â€" Gertrude â€œTrudyâ€ Papanestor, 89, of Frankford Township, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Newton Medical Center. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Papanestor lived in Maplewood for more than 50 years before moving to Frankford Township. The daughter of the late Angelo and Pauline (Spanakes) Pitine, Mrs. Papanestor also was predeceased by her siblings, Jim, Nick, Josephine, Carmella, Mike and George. She is survived by her husband, William, to whom she would have been married for 65 years on Dec. 26; three sons, Peter W. Papanestor and wife, Maryann, of Somersworth, N.H., of Sparta, William N. Papanestor and wife, Debra, of Vernon, and Paul Papanestor of Milford, Pa.; and three grandchildren, Alexander, Adam and Peter F. Graveside services will be held at noon Friday, Dec. 20, at North Hardyston Cemetery, Route 94, Hardyston Township. Memorial donations may be made to the
, 1 Union St., No. 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Arrangements are under the direction of Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The New Jersey Herald on Dec. 17, 2013