Red Bank resident Eileen Brennan Watts died unexpectedly on June 24, surrounded in person and spirit by many of those who love her. She was 63.
Eileen worked as a bookkeeper, most recently for the Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club, and managed business operations for her husband, Mike the plumber. She was also “a bartender extraordinaire at several popular Red Bank establishments over the years, including the Elks.” She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stockton University, as well as business certifications from Brookdale Community College.
Eileen was predeceased by: her daughter, Shannon Leigh; and her parents, Eleanor Brennan Markey and John (Jack) Brennan.
She is survived by: her much-loved husband, Gaylord (Mike) Watts; her son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Emily Watts, of Eatontown; her grandchildren, Russell and Eleanor; her loving siblings, Thomas (Merry), of Belmar, Terence (Rosemary), of Bernardsville, John (Cathy), of Colts Neck, and Anne (Steve), of Wall; her Aunt Grace Marchisin, of Riverdale; and many treasured nephews, nieces and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 30, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Thompson Memorial Home, Red Bank. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, July 1, at 11:30 a.m. at St. James RC Church, 94 Broad St, Red Bank. Burial will be private.
— Edited obituary prepared by family via Thompson Memorial Home
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