Jean Cahill, 91, passed away peacefully Nov. 6. She was born in Keyport to the late Evart and Gladys (Birkbeck) Silcox. She was a member of Navesink Country Club in Red Bank, Sands Beach Club in Sea Bright and the Riverview Auxiliary. Jean was an avid high school football fan who supported Mater Dei Prep and Manasquan.
She is predeceased by her husband Dr. John J. Cahill in 1986. Surviving are her children, Colleen Glendinning, Patricia Hess, John J. Cahill and his wife Suzann, Mary Jane Lawless, and Peter V. Cahill and his wife Margaret; her sister Barbara Johnson; her 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The Cahill family would like to thank the Capadonna family and the staff at Bayside Manor for their extreme care and compassion.
A visitation took place Nov. 8 at the John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Nov. 9 at St. Mary’s Chapel in Middletown. Interment followed at Green Grove Cemetery in Keyport.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to Mater Dei Prep, 538 Church St., Middletown, NJ 07748.