I was sorry to hear about the passing of Dr. Vera King Farris. I just got this email from President Saatkamp regarding funeral services.
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Dear Stockton Community and Friends of the College,
The passing of President Emerita, Dr. Vera King Farris, has deeply impacted the entire community. A pillar of the Stockton community, Dr. Farris’ contributions to the College, the community and higher education nationally and globally, have been immeasurable. She will be sorely missed, not only by the Stockton community, but also by an international network of friends, colleagues and admirers.
Dr. Farris’ family deeply appreciates the love and support of Stockton College and the community and is thankful for the many prayers and words of condolence.
Funeral services for Dr. Farris will be held on Friday, December 4, 2009, beginning with a viewing from 9:00 AM – 11:00 A.M. followed by services at 11:00 A.M. at the Wimberg Funeral Home, 211 East Great Creek Road, Galloway, NJ 08205 (609.641.0001). The repast will be held at the Carriage House, 25 South Pitney Road in Galloway, NJ 08205 (609.748.2400) immediately following the burial.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a donation to The Vera King Farris Scholarship Fund. Donations can be made online through the College’s website or by mail to The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Office of Development, P.O. Box 195, Pomona, New Jersey 08240.
While we mourn Dr. Farris’ passing, we celebrate her extraordinary leadership, courage and contributions to Stockton, the State of New Jersey and the nation.
We offer our sincere sympathy and ask that you continue to keep the Farris family in your thoughts.
Herman J. Saatkamp, Jr. President
Brian K. Jackson, M.B.A. Chief of Staff
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey P.O. Box 195 Jim Leeds Road Pomona, New Jersey 08240 Phone (609) 652-4521 Fax (609) 652-4945 E-mail email@example.com New Jersey’s Green College
Matthew Haviland ~ matthew@HavilandGroup.net ~ 609-484-9890 ext. 132
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