WILKES, CATHERINE

A funeral mass was held Jan. 2 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Catherine (Lynch) Wilkes, 81. She passed away peacefully on Dec. 27 at the Jersey Shore Hospital in Neptune. She was born in Jersey City and was a former 40 year resident of Secaucus, then Barnegat before moving to Farmingdale three years ago. She was predeceased by her husband William Wilkes who died in 2015, and her brother Charles Lynch Jr. She is survived by three sons, Joseph and his wife Linda Ortiz Wilkes, John and his wife Theresa Wilkes, and James and his partner Harry Mull; also surviving are her four grandsons and her three great-grandchildren. Services arranged by the Mack Memorial Home, Secaucus.