Joseph Francis Carrigan

July 5, 1932  –  February 24, 2020  age 87

Visitation-Saturday February 29, 2020

7pm  –  9pm

Sunday March 1, 2020

2pm  –  4pm

7pm  –  9pm

Funeral Mass- Monday March 2, 2020

Saint Raymond RC Church – 9:45 am

263 Atlantic Avenue

East Rockaway, New York  11518

Interment-Long Island National Cemetery

2040 Wellwood Avenue

Farmingdale, New York 11735

CARRIGAN – Joseph F. on February 24, 2020. Lifelong resident of East Rockaway, NY. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 65-years Herma and devoted father of Joanne, Joseph (Suzanne) and James (Paola). Cherished Grandfather of Amanda; Emily, Gabriella, Taylor and Colleen. Dear brother in-law of Joan Gipson (Sam) and loving uncle to Linda Reeves and William Gipson (Barbara). Predeceased by parents Paul E. and Veronica (Luttrell) Carrigan. U.S. Navy Veteran – Korean War – USS Coral Sea CV-43. Former Mayor of the Village of East Rockaway, NY; 60-year active member, Former Chief and Honorary Commissioner of the East Rockaway Fire Department; Former Delegate to the Fourth Battalion Fire District, Nassau County, NY. Co-Founder of the East Rockaway Athletic Association – Raiders Football Organization. Former US Postal Service Postmaster, East Rockaway, NY. Member of American Legion Post 958 and VFW Post 3350. Reposing Saturday, February 29 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, March 1, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at Donza Funeral Home, 333 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway. Funeral Service, Monday, March 2, 9:45 a.m. at St. Raymond Church, 263 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway. Interment to follow at the Long Island National Cemetery. Donations in Joseph’s memory are appreciated to the East Rockaway Fire Dept. Inc. – Main Street Firehouse, PO Box 223, East Rockaway, NY 11518.

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