John H. "Bud" Carrigan, 91, of Nottingham and formerly Wellsboro and Galeton, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012.
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Born in Russellville, he was the son of the late Elam and Abbey (nee Frye).
He attended school in Unionville. John honorably served in the Army Air Force during World War II as a sergeant in the Medical Corps in England, France and Belgium.
Following military service, John worked for A. Duie Pyle Trucking Company, West Chester, Nachman's Spring Company, West Chester before retiring from Frames Motor Freight, West Chester. John was very active in the Boy Scouts of American, Chester County Council as an assistance scout master, scout master and numerous merit badge instructor. John was honored with scouting's highest honor the Silver Beaver Award.
John will be missed by his family which includes his three sons, John (Barbara) Carrigan of Nottingham, Richard (Charlotte) Carrigan of Peach Bottom, Michael (Faye) Carrigan of Kennett Square; six grandchildren, Sean, Steven, Jacob, Stacey, Michael, Abby; four great- grandchildren; three sisters, Dorothy Manley, Emily Manley, Jane McManama and one brother Elam Barnard Carrigan. John was predeceased by his wife of 62 years Alice (Hammond) Carrigan and a sister Anna Dilworth.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Neighborhood Health and Neighborhood Hospice, 400 E. Marshall St West Chester, Pa 19380. John's memorial service will be held privately. Arrangements are being handled by Wilde Funeral Home, Parkesburg, www.wildefuneralhome.com.
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Dec. 26, 2012 to Jan. 8, 2013