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Cornelius Patrick Carrigan, III

March 20, 1940 - January 4, 2022

Cornelius Patrick Carrigan, 81, of Trenton, passed away peacefully on January 4 2022, at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital.

Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong Trenton area resident. Mr. Carrigan served in the U.S. military as a Navy Petty Officer aboard the USS F.D. Roosevelt CVA 42. He was self-employed as an interior decorator until his retirement in 2015. Pat loved spending time with his family and friends, especially the family vacations spent at the Jersey shore and Florida.

Predeceased by his parents, Grace and Neil Carrigan; he is survived by his wife Gloria Carrigan; five devoted children and their spouses

Tracey, Patti Ann and Everette, Jesus and Nicole, Maria and Robert, and Wendy; four brothers and their spouses, James and Patricia, Michael, Jack, and Danny and Joyce; his uncle Robert and wife Karen; sister-in-law Gladys; his wonderful grandchildren, Billy, Erica, Victor, Priscilla, Salina, Maribella, Marissa, Naomi, Santino, Andrew, Jovanni, Jacky, Anthony; two great-grandchildren, Hailey and Benito; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home,

30 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville.

Funeral services will begin at 12:30 p.m. with local clergy officiating.

Burial with honors will follow at the Brigadier General Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Road, North Hanover Twp., NJ.


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My sincerest condolences to you Gloria and Wendy and the rest of the family Pat was as truly stated one of the humblest gentlest kind soft spoken person I’ve ever met! Uncle Pat as he liked to be called will truly be missed. I know that his spirit is with you guys! So in spirit I celebrate his transition in this journey called life as he leaves the flesh and continue to move in the Spirit ! prayers of strength comfort and sustenance sent to the family. LI’ve love and shine as Pat did here on earth. continue his beautiful spirited legacy as he would want you too!! Again my deepest and sincerest condolences to you and the rest …


We were so sorry and deeply saddened about Pat's passing. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. We were proud to call Pat our friend and will miss him very much. We have lost one of the kindest and gentlest persons we have ever had the privilege to know. We understand the pain and sorrow the family is experiencing at this difficult time. Our sincere sympathy. Bonnie & Bob


Gloria, My deepest condolences to you and your Family. I am praying for strength and comfort in this dark time. Pat was a good man and also a good neighbor. I am truly going to miss him. May his soul rest peacefully 🙏🙏💔💔Love. Pam Phillips


It is with many fond memories of Pat and his family that I write this tribute. He was a wonderful man with a great sense of humor. He was an Art major at TJC in down town Trenton which is where we met. He is missed and loved by many. RIP Patrick.


Earl Brancolino
Earl Brancolino
Jan 06, 2022

Pat was a good man and our prayers are with his family. May he Rest In Peace.❤️❤️🇺🇸🙏🙏🙏🙏

Earl & Nancy Brancolino



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