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EWING, N.J. - Harriet E. Lake, 86, of Ewing, passed away with her family by her side on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. She was born in Maine and had spent many years in New Jersey.

Harriet retired from the Department of Motor Vehicles in Trenton. She had a great sense of humor, held her own and cherished her family. Harriet enjoyed pro basketball, genealogy and yellow tulips. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed.

Harriet was predeceased by her mother, Rosanna Grondin; her husband, Ivan T. Lake Jr.; son-in-law, James Ronsick; and brother, Richard Grondin and brother-in-law, Richard Lake. She leaves behind her 2 daughters, Deborah Duerr and husband, Steven, of Ewing, NJ, and Candace Ronsick of Union, MO; 3 grandchildren, Sean Duerr and his wife, Kiersten, Chrystal Raines and Jaison Ronsick; 2 great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Chloe Ann; and 3 sisters-in-law, Muriel Grondin, Phyllis Lake and Patricia Olinger and her husband, George; and several nieces and nephews.

Burial is being held privately at the Brig. General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of Tilghman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Harriet's memory to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
Published on  March 25, 2016
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