Gertrude Skehan


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Freeman Funeral Home
47 East Main Street
Freehold, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Liturgy

12:00 pm
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
St. Rose of Lima Church
16 McLean St.
Freehold, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Gertrude Skehan

Gertrude Skehan 96, of Freehold, passed away at The Meridian Nursing & Rehabilitation in Shrewsbury on November 27, 2021.  She was born and raised in Woonsocket, RI and has resided in Freehold for over 50 years. Gertrude was a Navy veteran who served during the Korean War. Prior to her retirement, she was a Court Attendant with The Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office.  Gertrude was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church in Freehold.


Gertrude was predeceased by her husband Richard in 1994; siblings Antoinette, Pauline. Regina, Florence and Henry. She is survived by her children Kathleen, Stephen, Regina (Joe), Andrew (Lyn) and Robert (Sandra); 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.


A Visitation will be held at Freeman Funeral Home, 47 E. Main St. Freehold on Tuesday November 30, 2021 from 4pm-8pm. A Funeral liturgy will be held at St. Rose of Lima Church, Freehold on Wednesday December 1, 2021 at 12:00 noon.  Committal will be private.


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