Janet Tighe Obituary

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Janet Parrott Tighe

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Janet Parrott Tighe of Wayland, Mass., formerly of Redwood Falls, Minn., and Plymouth, Minn., died on Dec. 14, 2013, after several years of declining health. She was the daughter of Floyd and Myrtle (Wall) Parrott of Balaton, Minn. She was predeceased by her former husband Earle F. Tighe and her sons Reid and Shawn. She is survived by her daughters Colleen Davidson of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Jill Metcalf of Wayland, Mass., her daughter-in-law Cynthia Retherford of Apple Valley, Minn., her sons-in-law, and eight grandchildren. Janet graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in 1943. During World War II she worked in a...
Janet Parrott Tighe of Wayland, Mass., formerly of Redwood Falls, Minn., and Plymouth, Minn., died on Dec. 14, 2013, after several years of declining health.

She was the daughter of Floyd and Myrtle (Wall) Parrott of Balaton, Minn. She was predeceased by her former husband Earle F. Tighe and her sons Reid and Shawn. She is survived by her daughters Colleen Davidson of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Jill Metcalf of Wayland, Mass., her daughter-in-law Cynthia Retherford of Apple Valley, Minn., her sons-in-law, and eight grandchildren.

Janet graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in 1943. During World War II she worked in a large community/military hospital in Mineral Wells, Texas. After returning to Minnesota, she worked as a charge nurse in hospitals in Minneapolis and, later, Redwood Falls. Her longest and last professional position was teaching health occupations and arranging and supervising internships for students in the Redwood Falls High School.

A memorial service will be held at the Weston United Methodist Church, 377 North Ave., Weston MA 02493, on Dec. 29 at 3:00 PM. A committal service will be held in Minnesota at a later date.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, Suite 200, Bethesda MD 20814; Messiah United Methodist Church, 17805 County Road 6, Plymouth MN 55447; or Weston United Methodist Church.

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