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Eileen H. Garvin (nee Poling) left us on 6/23/21. She was born in Red Bank and resided in Eatontown for 38 Years. Eileen was a ’60 Freehold Regional High School graduate. She enjoyed horseback riding, gymnastics, sewing and ice skating. Eileen went on to receive her L.P.N from Princeton Hospital School of Practical Nursing. She Married Gerry Nevad in 1963 and had two sons.

She worked at Riverview Medical Center for 5 years before joining Dr. John B. Movelle’s office; Fair Haven for 27 years and private duty jobs on the side. In 1975 she re-married and had a daughter. Eileen enjoyed traveling to visit family in Northwood N.H., Florida and Virginia. She was her mother’s caregiver for 20 years while always helping out a friend or neighbor in need. She enjoyed social gatherings with her friends and loved weekly trips to the diner for lunch.

Her past times included crossword puzzles, buying scratch-offs, games on her kindle while watching HGTV and NCIS. Daily phone calls to her son, daughter and grandkids were a highlight of her day. She made friends wherever she went and always greeted you with a smile and enjoyed a good laugh.

Eileen was pre-deceased by her parents Gerard and Lillian Poling, son; Todd Nevad, ex-husbands Jim Garvin, Gerry Nevad and niece; Danielle Russo. Eileen was extremely devoted to her family and will be sorely missed. She is survived by son; Pete (Jill) Nevad, daughter; Kelly (Jay) Roman and four grandchildren; Matt, Josh, Nick and Sofia; Todd’s girlfriend, Florence (Pinky) Houston; Sister; Linda (Nick) Russo; Virginia, nieces, nephews and many cousins she adored and loved.

A Memorial Gathering will be held Thursday, July, 8, 2021 from 4-7pm with a service at 6:15 pm at Thompson Memorial Home 310 Broad St., Red Bank. In lieu of flowers consider donating in her honor to the American Cancer Society or Monmouth County SPCA.






Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740