Susan Heymsfeld, 68


Susan Heymsfeld, 68 Susan Heymsfeld, 68, passed away after a brief illness, surrounded by her family and friends on Friday, February 26, 2016, at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Mrs. Heymsfeld was a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, class of 1969. She met her husband, Joel, in New York City in 1972, and they married two years later. A member of the Present Day Club and the Nassau Club, she was campaign chair of the Women’s Campaign for Jewish Federation of Princeton. She was active in Hadassah, and volunteered at the Community Park Library and the John Witherspoon Middle School Library, as well serving on the board of the Princeton Regional Scholarship Foundation. Predeceased by her parents, Marjorie B. Cornacchio and William Goldsmith, Mrs. Heymsfeld is survived by her husband of 41 years, Joel, a daughter and son-in-law, Margaret Heymsfeld Johnson and Christopher Johnson, a brother and brother-in-law, Robert W. Goldsmith and William Liebell, her step father, John F. Cornacchio, two step sisters, Janet Cornacchio and Gina Leahy, and a granddaughter, Eleanor Natalie Johnson. Funeral services were held Sunday, February 28, at Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, 1534 Pennington Road, Ewing Township. Burial was at Washington Cemetery, Deans. The period of mourning was observed at the home of Joel Heymsfeld in Princeton following funeral services and at 7:30PM on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Program at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro.