Catherine passed away at home on April 27, 2017 in Berkeley Height, NJ. Catherine was born and raised in Bayonne and has been living in Berkeley Height for the past 6 years. Catherine was a retired registered Nurse for the Bayonne Hospital for over 40 years retiring in 1982. Wife of the late Lester T. Nilan. Mother of Thomas Nilan and his wife Elizabeth and Margaret Robertson and her husband Raymond. Grandmother of Michael Robertson, Jeffrey Robertson, Thomas Nilan, Christine Sorge and Jessica Jusefowytsch. Great-grandmother of Kirsten, Corey, Abby, Shawn, Colin, Emily and Ryan. Sister of the late Rose Kurt, Mary Tamasik, Sister Alice Schilling S.S.J. and John Schilling. Sister-in-law of Agnes Schilling. Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.