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Of Fairfax, VA, was born in Ayer Massachusetts on October 12, 1922 and peacefully passed away on July 2, 2013. Joe was a devoted husband and family man. Joe is survived by his beloved wife Lydia (of 66 years), his loving daughters Suzanne Trehan, Michele Heppler and Yvonne Wilson. He will also be greatly missed by his son-in-laws Tom Trehan and Rich Wilson, and will be reunited with Robert Heppler in heaven, who passed away in 2004. He will also be remembered with much love by his many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Joe was the son John M. and Emelia (Dion) Carrigan. He was also the brother of the late Walter Carrigan, John M. Carrigan, Jean C. Obartuck, Helen Collins and Claire Adams. A funeral Mass to celebrate his life will be held on July 13, 2013 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church, with full military honors, at 5121 Woodland Way, Annandale, Virginia 22003. If desired, in lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Joseph Carrigan may be made to the Mass General Division of Cardiology. Gifts may be mailed to the MGH Development Office, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114 in care of Kimberly Mavroides. Email condolences may be made at

Published in The Washington Post from July 10 to July 12, 2013
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