James Lawrence Gagan

Merrilville, Indiana

1930 - 2020 (Age 89)


Merrilville, Indiana
Shriners Hospitals for Children
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


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James "Jimmy" Lawrence Gagan, 89, returned to his heavenly home on May 1, 2020, after a short battle with cancer. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. James was born to the late Helen and Lawrence Gagan, in Chicago,...

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Mr. Gagan was a great man. I got to know him through owing a United Consumers Club franchise in Lancaster, Pa. and all of the conventions he had for UCC and its franchise owners and directors. My condolences to your family

What a great person! Very passionate not only as an individual but, also in the business with UCC Total Home / Direct Buy. It was always a joy to talk and be around him because he always gave great advice and most importantly, really cared! Sorely missed but never forgotten. God Bless! Sean

James Gagan was an innovative and great community leader. But most of all he will be remembered for his kindness, generosity and acceptance of others.

I was deeply saddened by the passing of a successful, generous and full of life man who happened to be my next door neighbor. I would remember him getting his mail and surprisingly saw me in my dirty clothes gardening. We would have a short conversation about family and enjoyed his endearing sense of humor. Say hello to my Louie (taken almost a year before you). You will be playing golf together by now in heaven. You will be sorely missed Jim. Our deepest condolence to sweet Claire and...

saddened to hear of Mr. Gagans passing. He was an inspiration to so many people.

Claire, Jamie and Sara, so sorry for your loss, he was a great man and will be missed by many, May he Rest In Peace In the arms of our Heavenly Father.

What a beautiful tribute to a life well lived. My deepest condolences Sarah. You are living proof of the legacy your father left.

Although I never met Mr. Gagan, I wish to share my condolences for a man who greatly impacted our family. He had a tremendous influence on my daughters. I was always impressed by his sense of family. Blessings to each of his family members at this time. God is good!

My deepest sympathies to the entire Gagan family. The world has lost a great man. Jim played such an important part in so many peoples lives. I know he played in important part in my life. Prayers for the entire Gagan family.