James P. Carrigan passed away in his home in Hightstown New Jersey on Thursday September 21, 2017 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
He was born in Brooklyn New York August 21, 1930. He graduated from Fordham University and served in the United States Marine Corps. He had a long successful career as a buyer with the JC Penney Corporation.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Constance (Wrubel) Carrigan; his four children, Constance Mahoney (Brian), Elizabeth Boyle (Patrick), James Carrigan Jr. (Jacqueline), and Patrice Byrne (Michael); eleven grandchildren, Brian (Natasha), Brendan, Caitlin (John Crimmins), Patrick, Caroline, Maggie, James III, Christopher, Conor, Hayley and Grace; and one great granddaughter Fiona. He was a loving husband, devoted father and beloved Pop.
Family and friends can celebrate his life at Saint Anthony of Padua in Hightstown, New Jersey on Wednesday September 27, 2017 at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in the name of James P. Carrigan to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. https://www.michaeljfox.org/
Arrangements are under the direction of the Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, 239 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.