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John Carrigg

John Carrigg

Tuesday, November 2nd, 1937 - Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Obituary

John Carrigg, 83, of Mays Landing, passed away on January 20th at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point surrounded by family. John was pre-deceased by the love of his life Bernadette O’Brien who he spent close to 40 years with. Throughout the years, they traveled all over the United States and stayed in some of the finest hotels and dined in some of the fanciest restaurants.

John proudly served in the United States Army. After his time in the Army, he bartended in several different establishments on the Jersey Shore until he decided on a career in the US Postal Service. John’s mail route was in Jersey City, New Jersey, where he was well known at the County Court House. Upon his retirement, he moved to Mays Landing.
John was an avid sports fan and loved all the New York Sports teams, especially New York Mets and the New York Football Giants to whom he was a season ticket holder in his younger years.

John was a devout Catholic and throughout his life he was very generous to the Catholic Church. John’s favorite charity was the St. Francis of Assisi Food Pantry in New York City.

John is survived by his sisters Margaret (Peggy) Carrigg, Mary Beth Carrigg and Eileen Carrigg Specchio (John). Uncle to Katharine Specchio Barrientos (John) and Great Uncle to Nolan and Emilia. Also survived by Step-Son Richard O’Brien and Daughter-in-Law Jennifer O’Brien and grandchildren Nick O’Brien (Rachel) and Kayla O’Brien (Nick). John is pre-deceased by his father Michael Carrigg and his mother Margaret (Mullaney) Carrigg.

A viewing will be held at Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main Street, Mays Landing, NJ on Monday, January 25th from 9:30am to 10:30am, with a Mass to follow at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 5201 Harding Hwy, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Internment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery adjacent to the church.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, January 25th, 2021 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Monday, January 25th, 2021 9:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Boakes Funeral Home
    Address
    6050 Main Street
    MAYS LANDING, NJ 08330
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, January 25th, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, January 25th, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    St. Vincent de Paul Church
    Address
    5021 Harding Highway
    MAYS LANDING, NJ 08330
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Father Anthony Patrizio
  • Interment

    Monday, January 25th, 2021 |
    When
    Monday, January 25th, 2021
    Location
    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Address
    5061 Harding Highway
    MAYS LANDING, NJ 08330
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Henry Mathias, Fieldcrest Way, Hazlet, NJ

Posted at 11:47am
Wishing the family peace, comfort, courage and love through this time of sorrow.
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Patricia McQuade

Posted at 09:31pm
Eileen and family,
I am deeply saddened by the loss of your brother. May he rest in the peace of the Lord, my prayers are with you.
Neil and Patricia McQuade
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Michael & Máire (Garvey) Donnellan & family (Ireland)

Posted at 03:13pm
Deepest sympathy to all of John's family. Rest in Peace
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Jimmy Carrick & family ( Moylough, Ireland )

Posted at 12:42pm
Deepest sympathy to all John's family. May he rest in peace. Jimmy Carrick & family Moylough, ( Ireland )
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John Joseph Carrick

Posted at 12:33pm
Sincere sympathy to all the family on the death of John. May he rest in peace. JJ Carrick, Mullaghmore ( Ireland )
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