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Richard J. Gilligan

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Richard J. Gilligan, age 71 of Forked River passed away on Saturday March 3, 2018. Richard was born in Hoboken and had lived in West New York and Fords, prior to moving to Forked River in 2008. Mr. Gilligan was a manager at Equitable Insurance Company in New York City for 20 years, he then went to work as a bus driver working for Hartnett Transit of Lakewood, driving handicap children.

Richard was an Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he also was an avid fan of the Eagles and San Francisco Giants.

He was predeceased by his brother James in 2017. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Carol A. (nee Miller). One son Carl Incles, two daughters, Kelly Kiernan and Lisa Groiss. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren, Justin, Amber, Evan and Eva.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday March 6, from 4:00 pm until the time of service at 6:30pm, at the Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Rt. 9 (aka North Main Street), Forked River, NJ 08731. In lieu of flowers contributions to , 14 Commerce Drive, Suite 301, Cranford, NJ 07016, in Richard's name.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 4, 2018
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