Gerald G. Tighe
Gerald G. Tighe

September 9, 1935 - April 8, 2017
Born in Bronx, NY
Resided in Clark, NJ


Gerald G. Tighe, 81, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark on Wednesday, April 12 at 9:00 am, thence to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Scotch Plains, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 am. Final Disposition will be private. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, from 4 - 8 pm.

Mr. Tighe was born in the Bronx to Patrick and Mary (Friel) Tighe. He proudly served his country in the Army stationed at Fort Benning, GA. He graduated from Seton Hall University with a degree in Accounting and from Seton Hall School of Law.

Mr. Tighe was an Attorney for Wagner Electric Corp. of Parsippany for 20 years and then for FL Industries of Livingston for 10 years, retiring in 1995. He was a Past President of Edison Falcon Pop Warner Football and served as Legal Counsel for Edison Boys Baseball Little League.

Mr. Tighe enjoyed watching his grandchildren in various sporting events and dance competitions. He also enjoyed watching old movies and sports on television. Mr. Tighe was a great story teller.

Mr. Tighe was the beloved husband for 57 years, of Catherine (Harris) Tighe; devoted father of Denise Sinclair and her husband James, James Tighe, Brian Tighe and his wife Jenifer, Sean Tighe and his wife Corrine and David Tighe; cherished grandfather of, Scott, Brianne, Melissa, Austin, Sean, Kiera, Rylee and Devin and dear brother of Maureen Davis and the late Patrick Tighe.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to Haven Hospice, 80 James St., Edison, NJ 08818.



Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
Immaculate Heart of Mary RC Church
1571 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ US 07076
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
10:00 AM


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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