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  • Obit: Jacob Michael Tighe

  • Jacob Michael Tighe, 27 was born January 29, 1985 and enjoyed his life to the fullest until January 1, 2013.Jacob was a soft and loving soul who fought the muscular dystrophy he was born with until his passing. He recruited so many friends along the way nurses and doctors from the A I Dupont staff to his VA nurses who...
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  • Jacob Michael Tighe, 27 was born January 29, 1985 and enjoyed his life to the fullest until January 1, 2013.
    Jacob was a soft and loving soul who fought the muscular dystrophy he was born with until his passing. He recruited so many friends along the way nurses and doctors from the A I Dupont staff to his VA nurses who were more like extended family. Although his traveling was slow he called so many of his friends from across the eastern shore on a regular basis. He always wished his friends and family well offering support and kind words with every breath he took. He was an angel put on this earth to remind all of us how kindness and love are always the foundation of what humanity should be. He made friends wherever he went from North Carolina to his friends and Easter Seals and Dover Downs. He was also a member of Walter L. Fox Post # 2 in Dover. Jacob was the child of June Godwin and John Tighe of Magnolia. He is preceded in death by two grandfathers Hiram Godwin and Raymond Tighe along with grandmother Mary Sierocinski. He is survived by his grandmother Nancy Godwin, grandfather Walter Sierocinski. His brother Justin Kaczalek (his brothers keeper) and brother John Tighe, Jr. and sister Dorothy Tighe. He is also survived by uncle Raymond Tighe and aunts Jody Rinner and Carol Heesh. He has multiple cousins, nieces and nephews. He will be laid to rest Sat. Jan. 5, 2013 with remembrance services 12 noon at Trader Funeral Home 12 Lotus Street Dover, DE and family and friends may call from 10 AM till time of services. Burial will be at Lakeside Cem. Dover, DE.
    In lieu of flowers please make donations to: Muscular Dystrophy Association 3300 East Sunrise Drive Tucson, AZ 85718 or Ronald McDonald House 1901 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803.
    Letters of condolences may be sent to www.delmarvaobits.com or traderfh@aol.com.

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