James W. Cahouet, 74, of Princeton died Monday, November 19, 2012 at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. Born in Boston, MA, he was a resident of Princeton for 17 years. He had a long career in investment management. He retired as a service vice president, chief investment officer of Merrill Lynch Trust Company in Princeton. He loved Martha's Vineyard. He was a wonderful husband and father. Father of the late David J. Cahouet, he is survived by his wife Jean (Watson) Cahouet, his brother Frank Cahouet, and his sister Mary Fogarty. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Aquinas Institute, 65 Stockton Street, Princeton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Trustees of Reservations with a note to specify Martha's Vineyard. Arrangements are under the direction of The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.