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Leo Garrigan

Leo Garrigan

Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Garrigan, Leo F., age 82 of Millis, MA, formerly of West Roxbury, passed
away peacefully on Monday, May 13, 2019 surrounded by his loving family
after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. Leo was predeceased by
his parents, Peter and Margaret (Carter) Garrigan and his brothers Robert,
Paul and Tommy Garrigan. Leo was recently predeceased by his wife,
Frances, the love of his life of 58 years. After high school he enlisted in the
Marines in 1954 and served during the Korean War until he was honorably
discharged in 1957. He was a member of the Dedham Knights of Columbus
and the American Legion Post 18. Leo loved the beach, Castle Island and
Ogunquit, Maine and was an avid New England sports fan. He was a beloved
husband, father, grandfather and friend and was loved deeply by his family.
Leo is survived by his daughter Susan Garrigan and her fiancé, Michael
Damiano of Millis, MA; son Kevin and his wife Karen of Franklin, MA and
their children Michael, Daniel and Shelby; son Peter and his fiancé, Lucy
Shawcross of Norfolk, MA and Peter’s children, Matthew, Jessica, Kate and
their mother Barbara Garrigan of Franklin, MA, as well as numerous family
and lifelong friends. A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019
at 10:30AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 111 Exchange Street, Millis,
MA 02054. A military burial will follow at Massachusetts National Cemetery,
Connery Avenue, Bourne, MA 02532. On Wednesday, May 15, 2019 the
family kindly invites all to attend Leo’s wake at the Roberts Mitchell Caruso
Funeral Home, 90 Curve Street, Millis, MA 02054 from 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of
flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association
(www.alz.org). On behalf of both Leo and Frances, the family would like to
thank the staff at the Blaire House of Milford, MA and New England Hospice
for their wonderful care, support, kindness and love.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Roberts Mitchell Caruso FH - Millis
    90 Curve St.
    MILLIS, MA 02054
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  • Service

    Thursday, May 16th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Thursday, May 16th, 2019 10:30am
    St. Thomas the Apostle Church
    82 Exchange St.
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  • Interment

    National Cemetery
    Connery Avenue
    Bourne, MA
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Pam Stevens White

Posted at 03:01pm
Susan and family. I'm so sorry for the loss of both Fran and Leo. I will always remember them fondly. I enjoyed their company and yours when I used to come help your Dad. Love, Pam White

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