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John  P. Cadigan
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
  • Jericho
    PO Box 1039
    Holyoke, MA 01041
  • or
  • Holyoke VNA & Hospice
    575 Beech St.
    Holyoke, MA 01040

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“Dear Helen. Pat, Erin, Maura, Sean, and James, I want to extend my deepest condolences on the passing of your beloved husband and father. Mr....Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss, I remember Mr Cadigan from the early Magnolia Ave days, he had a great sense of humor and a warm smile. In the later years I...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Kathy Sleboda - Millsboro, DE

“I'm so sorry for your loss. It is so hard to lose someone we love in death. May our heavenly Father give you the comfort and peace that you need now...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Dawn, Jim, Patrick, and Michael!We wanted to express our deepest sympathies to your family over the loss of your father/grandfather. Patrick,...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Anna, John, Mary Kate, & Michael O'Rourke - MA

“My deepest condolences to Mrs. Cadigan, Pat, Erin, Maura, Sean and Jim. ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: F. X. Kelly - New York, NY

“Erin and Pat, so very sorry the lose of your Dad. My heart is with you and the rest of your family. ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: Scott Hall - Chicopee

“Helen and all the Cadigan family, so sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathy, may he Rest In Peace. John was a good man and always a...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Jack & Mary Lavelle - TX

“Rest in peace Mr Cadigan. I hope you are telling stories with my Dad in heaven. May God bless the Cadigan family in this time of need. Thinking of...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Andy Sullivan - Gaylord, MI

“Sorry for your loss, may he rest in peace ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: tim o'mahony

“My deepest Sympathy goes out to all of the Cadigan family. John was always a pleasure to come in contact with as I would always look forward to...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Mark Lamagdeleine - Westfield, MA

“Owen Cadigan O'Connell ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear of your sad loss thinking of you at this time from all the cousins in Westport,Ireland. May he rest in Peace ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Barry - Westport,Mayo

“So sorry to the entire Cadigan family, great loss of a great man. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept my deepest sympathies. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: GUIDO ARTIOLI - SPFLD, MA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I have so many happy memories of riding my bike down Magnolia Ave and Mr. and Mrs. Cadigan would always take the time to...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Karen (Quirk) Flaro - Fairport, NY

“John was always a gentleman and I worked with him a couple of times at the phone company. Always a good word for everyone and quick sense of humor....Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Donald Rychlik - Holyoke, MA

“Our deepest sympathy. Office of francis Croke MD ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Elaine Skawski - Holyoke

“Great great man he and Tom could tell stories for hours. So special to have this wonderful family part of our lives. You are all in our hearts and...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Ruth and Tom loudon - FL

“So very sorry to hear of his passing, I know he will be missed and will be forever in your hearts ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Bobbi & Alan LaPlante - FL

“I feel blessed to have known such a great man. May your wonderful memories comfort you now and always. Love, Beth ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Beth Simpson Kenney - Easthampton, MA

“Sad to hear this news. Thinking of you all and remembering a great friend and neighbor! Love, Mary F ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Kirton - Rutland, MA

“MAY YOUR REST IN PEACE YOU FOUGHT A GREAT FIGHT AND YOU WILL ALWAYS BE MISSED GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY, ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: DAVID MCKENNA - HOLYOKE, MA

“Thank you for your service, and may you R.I.P. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: A friend


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HOLYOKE
John P. "Jack" Cadigan, 85 of Holyoke passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, January 31 surrounded by his loving family. John was born January 6, 1932 in Holyoke, the son of the late Patrick and Mary (Lavelle) Cadigan. John was a lifelong resident of Holyoke and a graduate of Holyoke High School. John was a proud veteran of the Navy, serving his country during the Korean War. Following his military service John started his career with New England Telephone and worked 37 years ending his career with NYNEX. Jack loved his work for the phone company and was always more than happy to share his expertise with family and friends. John was married to the love of his life Helen (Garvey) Cadigan for 58 years. John is survived by his five children, Patrick of Chicopee, Erin Boyd and husband Bill of Middletown, DE, Maura Smith and husband Brian of Westfield, Sean of Ware, and James and wife Dawn of Holyoke. John had a great sense of humor and a sharp wit which he shared with his ten grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, Damian, Nolan and Jack Cadigan, Ryan Boyd, Delia Smith, Meghan Jones and her husband Jeff, Kelly and Jennifer Cadigan, Patrick and Michael Cadigan, and Caitlyn Jones. John is also survived by two sisters, Mary Martin of South Windsor, CT and Nancy O'Connell of Whispering Pines, NC, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers-in-law, Daniel Martin of South Windsor, CT and F. Stanton O'Connell of Whispering Pines, NC. The funeral will be held Saturday at 9:00 am from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton St., Holyoke, MA, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Our Lady of the Cross Church. Burial will be held in St. Jerome Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday, February 3rd from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in John's memory to Jericho, 537 Northampton St., Holyoke, MA or Holyoke VNA Hospice Life Care, 575 Beech St., Holyoke, MA. DBR BBNG