Jane Connolly Caughey

April 27, 1938March 10, 2018

Jane Connolly Caughey passed away on March 10, 2018 with her devoted family by her side at her home. She is the daughter of the late Dr. & Mrs. John J. Connolly of Newark and Spring Lake. Jane was predeceased by her husband, Robert M. Caughey; her son William H. Beattie; her grandsons Bobby Beattie and Matthew Caughey and her sisters Jeanne Connolly, Ruth (Nan) Connolly Burrus and Mary Connolly Michaels. She was a graduate of Lacordaire School, Upper Montclair, and Georgetown Visitation, Washington, D.C. Jane was abundantly kind, loving, and compassionate to us all. She had the unique ability to make everyone feel special. We will miss her tremendously. Jane cherished her family and is survived by her sons, Robert W. Beattie of Brielle and fiancé, Marysa Van Patten, and Charles T. Beattie of Wall, and step-sons, Robert F. Caughey of Charleston, South Carolina and Peter T. Caughey and his wife Kathleen of Spring Lake Hts., her brother, John F. Connolly and sister-in-law Katherine of Spring Lake Hts., sister Suzanne Connolly Kinney and brother-in-law Richard J. Kinney of Spring Lake; brother-in-law Patrick Hamill and sister-in-law Patricia Caughey Hamill of Ocala, Florida; and brother-in-law Thomas F. Caughey and Connie Caughey of Annandale; and her wonderful grandchildren Rose M. Beattie of New York; John G. Beattie of Brielle; Bailey Caughey Anglin and her husband Christopher of Knoxville, Tennessee; Robert P. Caughey and his wife Carrie of Charleston, South Carolina; Connolly Caughey of Charleston, South Carolina; and Megan Caughey of Spring Lake Hts; and great-grandchildren Kate Anglin, Clare Anglin, Mia Caughey, and Robert D. Caughey as well as many nephews and her supportive nieces Jeanne Burrus and Melissa Quinn. Jane was a parishioner of St. Catharine Church in Spring Lake. She was a member of the Spring Lake Bath and Tennis Club. Jane will always be in our hearts.

A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at St. Catharine Church in Spring Lake at 10:30 am. The Neary Quinn Funeral Home in Manasquan is in charge of arrangements.


  • Mass Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Jane Connolly Caughey

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