Ellen Angelina Battaglia Kubacki, 96, died Tuesday, September, 26, 2017, at her home in Princeton, NJ, after a prolonged battle with cancer.
Born in Kenilworth, Mrs. Kubacki was a 40 year resident of the Princeton area, after having lived almost 20 years in Westfield.
Prior to her marriage in 1947, she was privately trained by pathologist, Dr. A.R. Casilli, as a medical technologist. She worked at the Elizabeth General Hospital and St. Elizabeth's Hospital.
She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, CDR Edward L. Kubacki, USN, Ret., a professor of engineering and mathematics at Somerset County College; and by six of her seven brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her sister, Josephine Hopkins; her daughter and son-in-law, Ellen and Richard Thompson, with whom she resided; her grandson, James Thompson, USAF Academy Class of 2001; and twelve nieces and nephews and their families.
Funeral services will take place at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, VA. Further information may be obtained from Mather-Hodge Funeral Home in Princeton, telephone number (609) 924-0242.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greenwood House Hospice Inc., Lawrenceville and/or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC, NY.
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