Lisa Federico

Obituary of Lisa Federico

Lisa Maria Clark Federico passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at her home in Lawrenceville, New Jersey surrounded by her loving family as well as her beloved dogs, Bailey and Emma. Lisa was the devoted wife of the late Anthony Federico, former Chief of Police of Princeton Borough, who passed away in June of 2009. Lisa was born at St. Mary's Hospital in Orange, New Jersey on September 22, 1958. She grew up in Kendall Park, New Jersey, attended St. Augustine's Elementary School in Franklin Park, N.J. and graduated from South Brunswick High School, in South Brunswick, N.J., Class of 1976. Lisa attended Colby-Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire where she graduated in 1978 with an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts. She was a very talented artist and calligrapher and enjoyed crafts, sewing and decorating projects around her home. She and Tony Federico were married September 6, 1981 in Princeton N.J. and had one son, Anthony Federico, 28, who resides in Lawrence Township, N.J. They had a second home on Lake Sebec in Bowerbank, Maine for the past twelve years where they spent many long weekends with newly found friends in their Maine neighborhood. Lisa worked for many years as the Garden Room manager at Prospect House for faculty and staff at Princeton University. Most recently she worked for the head of Food Services at Princeton University and loved her job there. Lisa was a devoted mother to her son, Tony. He is presently employed by SAVE, an animal rescue organization in Princeton. Lisa's loving family include her son, Tony Federico of Lawrence Township, New Jersey; her mother, Consuelo Clark of Pennington, N.J. (formerly of Kendall Park and Livingston, New Jersey); her brothers, George Clark of Las Vegas, Nevada and Caleb M. Clark of Solomons, Maryland and her sisters Tina Clark Feole of Richmond, Virginia and Kelly Clark of Princeton as well as her husband Tony's family in Princeton, New Jersey. Lisa was passionate about her dogs who were a constant presence by her side to the very end. In lieu of flowers, Lisa has requested that all donations be sent to SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals at 900 Herrontown Road, Princeton, N.J. 08540. A Memorial Service is planned at St. Paul's Catholic Church 214 Nassau St., Princeton, N.J. on Tuesday, January 18 at 9:30 a.m.
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