Mildred J. Tighe, age 91 of Pinckneyville, IL, formerly of New Boston and Aledo, died Monday, September 1, 2014 at Pinckneyville Nursing and Health Care Center.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo. Graveside services will be private. Memorials may be made to the New Boston Cemetery or New Boston Volunteer Fire Department.
Mrs. Tighe was born November 29, 1922 in Joy , Il, daughter of James and Florence Dixon Brashears. She was raised by her aunt Estelle and Loren Willits of New Boston. She graduated from New Boston High School. She married Dru Tighe on May 6, 1943 in Dallas, Texas. He died in 1971.
Mrs. Tighe is survived by daughters Deborah Brewer of Cape Girardeau, Mo and Sharon (Don) Feldhake of North Redington Beach, Fl. Three grandchildren Andrea (Donovan) Shovan, Joe (Sarah) Feldhake, and Rob Feldhake. Two greatgrandchildren Alex Shovan and Hannah Shovan, niece Amy Cavanagh and nephew Craig Cavanagh and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and infant daughter, her sister Marjorie Cavanagh and a niece Cara Cavanagh.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.