Mildred V. Horahan, age 97, of New Egypt, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Mercerville Center in Mercerville. Born in Cream Ridge, she had been a resident of New Egypt before moving to Mercerville eight years ago.
Mildred worked as a secretary at McGuire AFB and also for Dr. Green in New Egypt. She was a parishioner at the Church of the Assumption in New Egypt and was a member of the Rosary Altar Society. She attended daily Mass after retirement and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and reading and was an animal lover. But the most important thing in her life was her family, especially her grandchildren.
Mildred was predeceased by her husband, William Horahan, Sr. and by a brother, George Emley. She is survived by a son, William Horahan, Jr. and wife Shelia of Chesterfield; a daughter, Edith Hill of Acton, Mass.; five grandchildren, Melanie Horahan, Katie Horahan, Christina Hill, Spencer Hill and Timothy Hill; and a great-great- grandchild.
Funeral services for Mildred will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main St., New Egypt (www.tilghmanfh.com
). Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, and again from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mildred's name may be made to The Friends of the Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, NJ 08533.