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Karen Cahill Hillyer


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Karen Cahill Hillyer

Island Heights

Karen Cahill Hillyer of Island Heights, NJ, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016. She was born January 3, 1952 in Kearny, NJ. She raised her family in Summit, NJ, and had a professional career as a Librarian/Teacher in Northern New Jersey. After retirement, she lived her final years in Island Heights where she spent her summers and enjoyed a lifelong passion of sailing on Barnegat Bay and some of her fondest memories. Karen is survived by her two sons and their families, Curtis (Chad) Hillyer, his wife Kelly, daughter Grace of Summit, NJ and Charles (Chase) Hillyer, his wife Meredith and their children James and Caroline of Arnold, MD. She also leaves behind four siblings, Patricia Bailey of Island Heights, NJ, Nancy Lipscomb of Richmond, VA, Mary Jo Campbell of Toms River, NJ and Frank Tubridy of Seattle, WA. A memorial service will be held on December 10, 2016 at 2 PM at the Island Heights United Methodist Church, Island Heights, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made on her behalf to the Sailing Foundation of Barnegat Bay, P.O. Box 1227 Island Heights, NJ 08732.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 6, 2016
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