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Ella Applegate Herbert Rorer
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1864
Hightstown
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1948
Hopewell
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Mrs. Ella Applegate Rorer, wife of Francis C. W. Rorer, retired local funeral director, died Friday in the 84th year of her age, at her home, 1 Voorhees Avenue, following a brief illness. She had lived in Hopewell for the past 33 years and was prominently identified in church, civic, and social activities.

Born in Hightstown, she is survived, in addition to her husband, by two daughters, Mrs. Sarah H. Hoffman and Mrs. Anna T. Smith, of Princeton, a son Herbert F. Rorer of Hopewell, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Rorer was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hopewell and of the various auxiliary organizations of the church. She also belongs to Hopewell Chapter, No. 112, Order of Eastern Star, Joseph Stout Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution; Mercer Grange No. 77 of Hopewell; the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Hopewell Fire Department, and the Hopewell Roundabout Club.

The funeral was held yesterday at the Farr Funeral Home. Rev. John Ginter, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiated, assisted by the Rev Russell Lee, of the Hopewell Methodist Church. Burial was in Brainerd Cemetery, Cranbury.
[The Hopewell Herald, Hopewell, New Jersey, Wednesday, 14 April 1948, volume 73, number 27, page 1.] 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles H Herbert (1817 - 1896)
  Sarah A Wyckoff Herbert (1830 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Francis C W Rorer (1863 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Herbert Rorer Hoffman (1889 - 1985)*
  Anna Thompson Rorer Smith (1890 - 1983)*
  Herbert Francis Rorer (1894 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
RORER
Ella Herbert
1864 ~ 1948
Francis C. W.
1863 ~ 1960
 
Burial:
Brainerd Cemetery
Cranbury
Middlesex County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Phyllis Matthews Ziller
Originally Created by: Linda Applegate Brown
Record added: Jan 21, 2008
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Ella Applegate <i>Herbert</i> Rorer
Added by: Phyllis Matthews Ziller
 
Ella Applegate <i>Herbert</i> Rorer
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Ella Applegate <i>Herbert</i> Rorer
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- Linda Applegate Brown
 Added: Oct. 14, 2013
 
 
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