CECELIA TALLENT, 78, of Jackson Twp., NJ, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017, at Bella Terra, Jackson Twp., NJ. She was born in New York, NY, and resided in Lakewood Twp. NJ, prior to settling in Jackson Twp.
Cecelia was a graduate of the University of Michigan and was employed as a 3rd grade school teacher for the Brick Township Board of Education, retiring in 1999.
She was predeceased by her Parents, Thomas and Carrie Galvin; her Sister, Carolyn; and by her Husband, Jack Tallent in 1982. Cecelia is survived by her Son, Michael Tallent and his Wife, Mary of Jackson Twp.; her Sister, Meg Schaffer of Amelia Island, FL; and by her 3 Grandchildren, Ryder, Taylor, and Jack.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation from 3-7 PM on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at the GEORGE S. HASSLER FUNERAL HOME, 980 Bennetts Mills Rd., Jackson Twp., NJ 08527. A private cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Cecelia’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-1942 and would be greatly appreciated. For directions, further information, and to send condolence messages to the family, please select a tab on the left.