Plauski, Kathleen, - 75, of Beach Haven , Kathleen Plauski (nee Tupik) passed away at home in the presence of her husband Steve on May 14, 2018 after a lengthy illness. Kathleen was 75 years old. Kathleen was born in Elizabeth, NJ on August 17, 1942 to Catherine and Justin Tupik. Growing up in Linden and Winfield Park she graduated from St. Mary's High School in Elizabeth before attending All Souls Nursing School in Morristown, NJ where she earned her Register Nursing Certificate. Following her graduation, she worked as an RN at a number of medical facilities throughout New Jersey. It was while working as a nurse at All Souls Hospital that Kathleen met Steve Plauski, her future husband. Married July 5, 1965 they established homes in Linden and Oldwick, NJ, before settling in Beach Haven NJ. Together they had two children, Steven and Christine. Kathleen is pre-deceased by her: son Steven, brother Robert, parents Catherine and Justin Tupik. She is survived by her: husband Steve, daughter Christine, sister Pat Catullo, Pat's husband Bob, brother Justin Tupik, Justin's wife Anne, as well as cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 PM on Thursday, May 17 at, Bugbee-Riggs Funeral Home, 1119 Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be held on 10 AM Friday at St. Thomas Aquinas, Roman Catholic Church, 2nd Street, and Atlantic Avenue, in Beach Haven, NJ.