Lambertville: Polly Baitinger Closson, 93 died peacefully on Tuesday April 2, at the Brandywine Care Center in Pennington. Born and raised in Bridgeton, NJ, Polly raised her family in Wynnewood, PA from 1956 until 1977 when she returned to Lambertville. She was educated as a Registered Nurse with the Cadet Nurses Corps where she met her husband Dr. Edward W. Closson, Jr. For many years she worked as an operating room nurse at Methodist Hospital in Philadelphia. She was a member of the Ardmore United Methodist Church, a member of the Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead organization and the Delaware Valley Music Club. Widow of Dr. Edward W. Closson, Jr. she is survived by two sons Edward W. Closson, III and his wife Debbie, David E. Closson and his wife Cathy, two grandchildren Andrew and Jessica Closson, her nephew Doug Baitinger, niece Carol Mostrom and their families, and many dear friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday April 6, at 11:00 am at the Garefino Funeral Home, 12 N. Franklin St. Lambertville. Calling hours will be from 10:00 am until the time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Holcombe- Jimison Homestead, 1605 Daniel Bray Highway, Lambertville, NJ 08530 or the Centenary United Methodist Church Community Luncheon, 108 N. Union St. Lambertville, NJ 08530.
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