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Dorothy "Mary Poppins of Princeton" Lynch Nester

Dorothy Lynch Nestor aka "Mary Poppins of Princeton", 82, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Capital Health Medical Center, Hopewell.
Born in Trenton, she was a resident of Lawrence for 61 years. Dorothy retired in 1982 from Westinghouse, where she was employed as a machine operator. After her retirement, she became a child caretaker and became known as "Mary Poppins of Princeton". She was a parishioner at The Church of St. Ann, a member of the Altar Rosary Society and volunteered at St. Ann's School. Dorothy was a member of the Sons and Daughters of Erin, the Princeton Lioness club and was active with the Girl Scouts. Some of her hobbies included traveling, reading, playing cards and yearly trips to Cape May. Dorothy loved the theatre and made her Broadway debut at age 70.
Daughter of the late Thomas Lynch and Rae Worthington, wife of the late Martin S. Nestor, sister of the late Alaire Hopkins, she is survived by three daughters and one son-in-law; Catherine and George Johnson; of Princeton, Linda Lee Nestor; of Lawrenceville and Marta Lowe; of Hamilton Sq.; her son; Martin F. Nestor; of Lawrenceville; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins; her dear friends Renee and Jack Cuneo, Bernice Shuster and Patricia Daloisio; and a close family friend Jerry Kramer and his family.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at The Church of St. Ann 1253 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. Calling hours were held in the Daily Chapel at the Church.
Interment was at Colonial Memorial Park, Hamilton, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Ann's School 34 Rossa Avenue, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
To leave a condolence for the family please visit www.poulsonvanhise.com.
Published in The Trentonian on June 7, 2013
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