Regina A. GilliganOctober 30, 1942 ~ February 14, 2017 (age 74)
Regina A. “Cookie” Gilligan, 74, passed away Tuesday, February 14th .
She was born in Connecticut to the late Frank and Annette (nee: Van Casteren) Bolen.
Cookie worked at Cups & Cakes in Rumson and prior to that, The Rumson Market. Her family liked to joke that she came with the building. Cookie loved her customers as much as they loved her. She will be missed by all. Cookie also loved cheering on the Rumson Fair Haven Bulldog Football team. She could easily be spotted wearing purple head to toe.
There was nothing more important to Cookie than her grandchildren. They were her pride and joy.
She is predeceased by her beloved husband Thomas D. in 2001. Regina is survived by her loving children and their spouses; Thomas D. Gilligan Jr. of Rumson, Kevin C. and Jacqueline of Belford, Kelly A. and James Harvey of Rumson and Kerri and Aaron Feiler of Colts Neck. Also surviving are her dear grandchildren Jack and Grace Harvey, Morgan, Ty and Cameron Feiler and Connor Gilligan. Also her brother Richard and his wife Carol Bolen of Florida.
Visitation will be at the John E. Day Funeral Home 85 Riverside Ave. Red Bank, NJ on Friday, February 17th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Cross R.C. Ch. on Saturday, February 18th at 11:30 am. with interment at Bayview Cemetery, Stillwell Ave. Leonardo, NJ.
Please visit Regina’s memorial website at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com