Mr. John Joseph Tighe, III, 68, of Pinehurst, passed away on May 23, 2018. 

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pinehurst on Wednesday May 30, 2018 at 10 a.m. burial following at St. Anthony Cemetery, Camp Easter Rd., Southern Pines, NC.

John was born in Detroit, MI to the late John Joseph Tighe Jr. and Jean (Harrigan) Tighe. He was raised in Anniston AL, grew up in Southern Pines, NC, attended St. Mary’s Seminary in Kentucky and The Belmont Abbey in Holly Springs, NC. He returned to Pinehurst, NC in the early 1990’s to care for his aging parents. John served as a Fourth Degree Knights’ of Columbus in Southern Pines and was an active member of St. Anthony’s of Padua Catholic Church, Southern Pines and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pinehurst, NC.

John is survived by his son Joseph Tighe; sister Peggy Campbell; brothers Thomas, Patrick, Timothy, William, and Rev. Fr. Philip Tighe.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Seminarian Partnership Program, Dioceses of Raleigh, 7200 Stonehenge Dr., Raleigh, NC 27613. 

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