Veronica Cottingham, 92, beloved mother and grandmother of Neptune, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, June 14, 2018. She was born in Hudson County but lived most of her life in central New Jersey. Veronica loved to sew and crochet in which she donated most of her creations to local churches and hospitals.
She was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Theodore, who passed away on February 10, 2017 and by her sisters, Dorothy Cortese and Muriel Soehl. She is survived by her children, Patricia Smith, Veronica Ciraulo and her husband, Perry, Maryann Lane and husband, Dennis, Joseph Haney and his wife, Janice, and Theresa Hudson and her husband, Joseph; 11 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and 11 great great grandchildren.
All arrangements are under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. Interment will be in Brigadier General William C. Doyle New Jersey Veterans Cemetery, Arneytown. For information, directions, or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.