Carole Mershon Esposito, passed away on December 13, 2012 after a courageous battle with leukemia, surrounded by her loving family, at Robert Wood Johnson Cancer Institute in New Brunswick.
Born in Princeton on November 11, 1942, Carole was 70 years old. A native Princetonian, until moving to Mercerville in 1985, Carole graduated from Princeton High School and the Lawrence Academy of Beauty Culture in Lawrenceville. As a beautician, she worked for several salons in Princeton. She recently retired from the Princeton Regional School System at Riverside School after 28 years as a teacher's aide.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, she is survived by her husband of 44 years; James A. Esposito; of Mercerville, a daughter and son-in-law; Kimberly and Harry Schulz; of Mercerville, a son and daughter-in-law; Keith and Victoria Esposito; of Robbinsville, a sister and brother-in-law; Arlene and Andrew Hutnik; of Jonesport, Maine, four grandchildren; Anthony Petro and Allison Schulz; of Mercerville, Luke and Ava Esposito; of Robbinsville, two nieces; Andrea Hutnik; of Warwick, Rhode Island and Amy Hutnik; of Milbridge, Maine, a great-niece; Emily Niewiecki; of Warwick, RI, several aunts, cousins and many, many devoted friends.
Carole was pre-deceased by her parents, Herbert W. Mershon and Evelyn W. McKee, and step father Nathaniel J. McKee.
Calling hours will be held Sunday (Dec. 16) from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 8 p.m. at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton.
Memorial donations can be made to the Robert Wood Johnson Cancer Institute of NJ, 120 Albany St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
Published in The Trentonian on Dec. 15, 2012