June 21, 1922 - January 4, 2019
Rita Topley Prince, age 96, of Trenton passed away on January 4, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Howard E. Topley and Teresa Stephen, and beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Prince. Rita held many positions within McGraw-Hill during her lengthy career there. She was known for having a huge heart, infectious laugh and, loving everybody. Rita made friends with everyone who crossed paths with her. She enjoyed politics, crossword puzzles and, the card game Bridge. She was an avid swimmer and loved the Delaware River so much that she swam across it once on a dare. She loved camping with her family all over the United States and Canada and in later years traveled extensively throughout the world. Rita was very popular in school. She was the captain of the 1940 Black Team at "Trenton Central High Sports Nite". She was beloved and will be deeply missed. Rita is survived by her son, Joseph W. Prince Jr. and his wife Betty Jo of Yardley, PA; daughter, Susan M. Prince of St. Louis, MO; daughter, Ann Prince; son, John H. Prince and his wife Karen of Philadelphia, PA; grandchildren, Kelly E. Prince, Katharine A. Prince, Joseph W. Prince III and Erich J. Prince; as well as many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Rita is preceded in death by her siblings, Elinor Bowden, Mary "Sis" McCullough, Dorothy Dwyer and her twin brother, Dr. Howard E. Topley. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Rita's visitation on Friday, January 11, 2019 from 9am to 10:45am at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Ewing, NJ with a Mass of the Christian Burial to follow at 11am. Rita will be laid to rest with her husband Joseph W. Prince at St. Mary's Cemetery in Trenton, NJ.
Rita Topley Prince, age 96, of Trenton passed away on January 4, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Howard E. Topley and Teresa Stephen, and beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Prince. Rita held many positions within McGraw-Hill during her... View Obituary & Service Information
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