The staff of PolitickerNJ would like to offer our sincere condolences to Pete McDonough and his family on the death of Pete's brother-in-law, William Sword Jr.
Sword died Monday, a victim of a tree felled by Hurricane Sandy. Sword was a lifelong Princeton resident and managing director at investment firm Wm Sword & Co. Sword is survived by his wife Martha and three children, Gretchen, Hope and Will.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 3rd at the Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, in Princeton, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad, Centurion Ministries or the Princeton Community Foundation.
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