Longtime Red Bank resident, Jean Montigros, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 3, surrounded by her two daughters.
Born in Middlesex County, Jean lived in Red Bank for most of her life.
A graduate of Monmouth University, she was employed by the U.S. government. Jean was a dedicated and gentle caregiver for her husband, who was wheel-chair bound for several years. He was a World War II veteran who sustained injuries in the Pacific Theater in the Battle of Okinawa.
She was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church in Red Bank. Jean served as secretary and Adjutant of DAVA Post # 29 for many years. She was a member of the Red Bank Senior Center and served as secretary and president of its Advisory Board.
Jean was predeceased by: her parents, Peter and Sophia Migut; her husband, Edward J. Montigros; her son-in-law, Dr. Craig L. Scanlan; and siblings.
Jean is survived by: her daughters, Barrie Scanlan and Dr. Patricia Montigros; her grandson, Craig A. Scanlan (Asuka); great-grandchildren Jasmine and Gen; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the services for Jean. Please call Thompson Memorial Home of Red Bank, NJ for the service details 732-747-0226.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at https://www.stjude.org/donate or The Paralyzed Veterans, 7 Mill Brook Rd., Wilton, NH 03086.
— Edited obituary prepared by family via Thompson Memorial Home
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