Joseph Kerigan, III

Obituary of Joseph Edward Kerigan, III

Joseph Edward Kerigan III, 70, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on July 22, 2021, at home and surrounded by his adoring family. Joe was born to Barbara and Joseph Kerigan Sr., in Boston, Mass. and grew up in Springfield. He fell in love with the Adirondacks as a young boy, spending summers at his grandfather's farmhouse in Wilmington. He and his wife raised their family near Corning in Western New York State. They later moved to Wilmington full time and spent summers together at his beloved camp on Kiwassa Lake. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Mary Ellen Kerigan; his loving daughters, Francine Rother, and Kathleen and Elizabeth Kerigan; his granddaughters, Lilly, Bridget and Frances; his sons-in-law, Chris and Rory; his sister, Cynthia; dear cousins and in-laws and his many, many friends. Joe was an avid skier. He enjoyed boating, fishing, a good campfire and going for walks with his dog. He graduated with a B.S. in Mathematics from Nathaniel Hawthorne College and was the star salesman for Hampden Engineering for over 40 years. He was quick to help others and generous to a fault. Above all, Joe loved spending time with his family and they loved spending time with him. He was the life of every party and was making us laugh right up until the end. Joe was a devoted husband, father, and family man. He was a friend to all, and all who knew him loved him. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 PM on Monday, July 26, at M. B. Clark, Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Tuesday, July 27, at Saint Agnes Church in Lake Placid. Burial Will Follow at St. Agnes Cemetery. Rev. John Yonkovig will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to High Peaks Hospice or the charity of your choice. Relatives and friends wishing to share a memory, upload a photograph or leave condolences please visit .
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, July 26, 2021
M. B. Clark, Inc.
2310 Saranac Ave.
Lake Placid, New York, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Saint Agnes Catholic Church
Saranac Ave.
Lake Placid, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Agnes Cemetery
Sentinel Rd.
Lake Placid, New York, United States

Memorial Donations In Lieu of Flowers

High Peaks Hospice or the charity of your choice.
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