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John "Jack" Robert Gilligan

June 2, 2020

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GILLIGAN, JOHN "JACK" ROBERT, 82 OF BLAIRSVILLE, PA

passed away on Tuesday, June 02, 2020 at Indian Haven, Indiana, PA.  He was born September 21, 1937 in Connellsville, PA, the son of the late Clarence Gilligan and  Theora (Iker) Gilligan. He had served in the US Navy.  Jack worked as a supervisor for Penelec in the control room.  He was a member of the  Hopewell United Methodist Church, Blairsville and the Burrell Rod & Gun Club.  Jack enjoyed turkey hunting, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara Lee (Fyock) Gilligan, Blairsville, PA; son, Scott Gilligan, Clarion, PA; son, Leroy Gilligan & wife, Patti, Blairsville, PA; grandchildren: Curtis, Sean & Harrison; brother, Joe Gilligan & wife, Sandy & their family, Clarion, PA; sister, Judy Hetrick & her family, Philadelphia, PA and brother, Jere Gilligan & wife, Janey & their family, Brookville, PA.  He was preceded in death by his nephew, Jason Gilligan and daughter-in-law, Sharon Gilligan.  In keeping with Jack's wishes, there will be no visitation or services at this time.  A memorial service may be announced at a later date.  If so desired, memorial donations may be made in Jack's name to Hopewell United Methodist Church, PO Box 435, Black Lick, PA 15716.  The family would like to extend a special thanks to the 400 unit at Indian Haven for the great care given to Jack. 

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