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i REVEREND MONSIGNOR EDWARD C. HENRY Age 86. of Ocean. NJ and Boynton Beach. FL died Saturday, March 6ih al Neptune Rehabilitation and Care Center-Neptune, Center-Neptune, Center-Neptune, NJ after a lengthy illness. Born in Trenton, NJ on April 15, 1912. MonsiRnor attended St. Mary's Cathedral Grammar and High School in Trenton, NJ and St. Charles Col lege-Ca lege-Ca lege-Ca ions-ville, ions-ville, ions-ville, Maryland. He graduated from Seminary of Our Lady of Angels, Niagara University, NV. He was retired as Pastor of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church-Princeton. Church-Princeton. Church-Princeton. NJ where he served from ISfiO to 1977. During this time he was responsible for the construction construction of (he present church, convent and rectory. Monsignor Henry was ordained a priest March 13. 1937 by Bishop Moses E. Kiley, Diocese of Ti-enton. Ti-enton. Ti-enton. in St. Mary's Cathedral-Trenton. Cathedral-Trenton. Cathedral-Trenton. NJ. His first assignment assignment was St. Rose Church-Bel Church-Bel Church-Bel mar. NJ. then St. Mary's Cathedral-Trenton. Cathedral-Trenton. Cathedral-Trenton. In 1942, he entered the U.S. Army as Chaplain and was assigned to the Chaplain's Chaplain's School-Fort School-Fort School-Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, IN. Subsequent assignments took him to Camp Maxey, Texas with the 407th Infantry and then lo England with the 836lh Engineer Aviation Battallion. He was in Normandy on D-Day D-Day D-Day plus one and in Czechoslovakia on VE Day. When he returned to civilian civilian life, he was appointed Pastor of SI. Thomas Church-Old Church-Old Church-Old Bridge, NJ and then at Our Laiiy of Perpetual Perpetual Help in Maple Shade. NJ before his appointment appointment to St. Paul's Church-Princeton. Church-Princeton. Church-Princeton. Following his retirement he assisted at Holy Spirit Church-Asbury Church-Asbury Church-Asbury Park & St. Elizabeth-Avon-by-the Elizabeth-Avon-by-the Elizabeth-Avon-by-the Elizabeth-Avon-by-the Elizabeth-Avon-by-the Elizabeth-Avon-by-the Elizabeth-Avon-by-the Sea, NJ. He was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth McGeary Henry and is survived by four nieces. Elizabeth Elizabeth Schoeffel-Brant Schoeffel-Brant Schoeffel-Brant Beach, NJ. Helen Hayes-Mountain Hayes-Mountain Hayes-Mountain Hayes-Mountain View, CA, Kathryn Kihm-Churchville. Kihm-Churchville. Kihm-Churchville. PA. Carol Terry-Sanford, Terry-Sanford, Terry-Sanford, NC; five nephews. Dr. Charles Henry-Trenton, Henry-Trenton, Henry-Trenton, NJ, Dr. Francis Henry-Tndianlown, Henry-Tndianlown, Henry-Tndianlown, FL, Dr. Edward Henry. Michael Henry-Vorhees. Henry-Vorhees. Henry-Vorhees. NJ, Joseph Henry-Philadelphia. Henry-Philadelphia. Henry-Philadelphia. PA and dear friends, Mr. & Mrs. Ieonard G. Grasser of Ocean, NJ and Boynton Beach, FL with whom Monsignor lived since retiring in 1977. A Celebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, March 10th at Si. Paul's R.C. Church-Princeton, Church-Princeton, Church-Princeton, NJ. Bishop John M. Smilh, Bishop of Trenton Diocese will be the principal celebrant. Interment will follow tn St. Paul's Cemelery-Prince-ton. Cemelery-Prince-ton. Cemelery-Prince-ton. Cemelery-Prince-ton. Cemelery-Prince-ton. Monsignor Henry will lie in state at the church Wednesday from 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's R.C. Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542. Arrangements are under direction of the Kimble Funeral Home, 1 Hamilton Ave., Princeton, NJ.