Obituary for Audrey Tighe
Audrey M. Tighe, a long-time resident of Medfield passed away on Saturday June 3rd, 2017 at the age of 83.
Born and raised in Jamaica Plain, she was the daughter of late Adolf Gruhn and Irene Marie Canney. She was employed by Raytheon, and Barnes and Jones, where she met many life long friends. She also worked as a seamstress and was well known for mending clothes in a pinch. Audrey is lovingly remembered for her kind, generous heart; she always gave more than she had and helped anyone in a bind. Her warm personality and famous chocolate brownies could brighten any day.
She is survived by her daughter Elaine Yoke, brother-in-law Charles Long, sister Irene Andree, son-in-law Thomas Campbell, four grandchildren Thomas W. Campbell, Joshua Yoke, Haley Yoke, Samantha Yoke, and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband William Tighe, brother Alfred Gruhn and daughter Kathleen Campbell.
In celebration of Audrey's life, a service will be held at Vinelake Cemetery (use Dale St. entrance) on June 24th, 2017 at 11am with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452.