Gayle Townley Ballard, 73, of Atlantic Highlands, died on Friday, April 15 at Riverview Medical Center after a brief illness. She was raised in Green Brook and lived in Piscataway for many years before relocating to Atlantic Highlands eight years ago. She graduated from Dunellen High School and Muhlenberg School of Nursing. Upon graduation, she worked as a registered nurse at Overlook Hospital in Summit until the birth of her children. Later, she returned to work at United National Bank, retiring after 25 years.
Gayle was predeceased by her parents, Charles and Alice Lisle Townley; and her brother, Craig Townley. She is survived by her son and his wife, David and Tracey of Little Silver; her daughter, Lori of Manasquan; her grandchildren, Kelsey and Cameron; and numerous loving cousins.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St., Red Bank. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Riverview Medical Center Foundation Oncology Center, 1 Riverview Plaza, Red Bank, NJ 07701.
If you liked this story, you’ll love our newspaper. Click here to subscribe