Priscilla Knight Stitt, age 83, of Plainsboro, NJ went home to be with her Lord on September 26, 2012.
She was born on July 5, 1929 to Robert and Clarice Knight and lived the majority of her life in Plainsboro, NJ, both as a child and as a wife, mother and grandmother. She attended Plainsboro Elementary, Princeton High School and Katherine Gibbs School in Manhattan.
As a teenager, Priscilla worked at Walker Gordon Farms as a cow washer.
Following graduation from Katherine Gibbs, she was employed by Red Cross in Princeton, NJ.
She married Donald Earl Stitt of Gettysburg, PA on May 6, 1950 and they were married for 50 years before Donald passed away in 2000. Donald was a unit dairy farmer at Walker Gordon Farms. They raised four daughters in Plainsboro, Sue, Jennie, Pam and Lynn. They had nine grandchildren, Dawn, Lisa, Erin, Matt, Alex, Eric, Ryan, Kyle and Juliana.
Priscilla was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Plainsboro. She co-founded the Plainsboro Public Library and was Township Secretary when Plainsboro transitioned from a small farming community to a thriving, multi-cultural township.
Priscilla loved riding horses, knitting, sewing, reading and deepening her understanding of her Christian faith.
In 2003, Priscilla moved to Indianapolis, IN to be near her eldest daughter. She recently relocated to Lancaster, PA to be near her youngest daughter, where she passed away.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the A.S. Cole Funeral Home, 22 N Main Street, Cranbury.
Interment will follow at the Brainerd Cemetery in Cranbury.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the "Plainsboro Public Library", Attn: Priscilla Stitt Memorial Fund, 9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro, NJ 08536.
The Priscilla Stitt Memorial Fund supports the creation and preservation of local history through the Library's " Faces and Voices of Plainsboro" project. This ongoing effort offers residents a rich variety of ways to share and preserve their life stories—live retelling, written accounts, audio-recorded interviews, video documentation, visual journaling, letters, postcards and traditional portraiture. The growing collection of multimedia records will be housed at the library, accessible to the public and frequently on display.