Eileen Veronica Tighe, 78 of Piscataway died on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in South Carolina.
Born to the late James and Olga Mulvey on May 20, 1939, in Menlo Park, she resided in Metuchen before moving to Piscataway.
She loved to garden, read her favorite Daniele Steel and James Patterson novels along with her word find puzzles.
She is preceded in death by a brother John Mulvey.
She is survived by her husband and partner of 59 years, Clifford Tighe; her children Patrick Tighe and his wife Susan of Piscataway, NJ, Dawn Kanaszka and her husband Steve of Pawleys Island, SC, Kevin Tighe and his wife Kimberly of Woodbridge, NJ; her grandchildren Michelle, Michael, Courtney, Nicole, Troy, Zachary and Mackenzie and 5 great grandchildren, a sister Ellen Slover and a brother James Mulvey Jr.
Services will take place on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 8:30 AM from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home 568 Middlesex Ave. (RT 27) Metuchen, followed by a 9:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral. Interment will follow at Resurrection Burial Park in Piscataway. Visitation is Friday from 7-9. To send condolences please visit costello-runyon.com.
Special thanks to all the people who have passed through our mother’s life. Thank you for being her friend and loving her as much as we did.