Gertrude Mulligan
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


10:00 am
Friday, November 22, 2019
St. Thomas Aquinas Church
1719 Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

Oak Lawn Cemetery
1530 Bronson Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Gertrude Joyce Mulligan

Joyce Kerigan Mulligan, beloved wife to the late William H. Mulligan, a resident of Fairfield for 67 years passed away on November 18, 2019 with her family by her side.

Born October 26, 1930 in New London , she was the daughter to the late William F. and Gertrude Minnix Kerigan . Joyce was raised in Bridgeport and was a graduate of Bassick High School class of 1948. She was the founding member of St. Pius X Church and a past president of the Ladies Guild.

Her memory will be cherished by her son, William Mulligan, a daughter,  Patricia Mulligan and her partner, Russell Sullivan; grandchildren Brian Mulligan, Erin Mannetti (Mark), Caitlin Armbruster (Chris); great granddaughters Mia Mannetti, Giuliane Mannetti, and Ava Armbruster; she is also survived by her loving dogs Lola and Miley; a sister Claire Melish (Len); brothers Jim Kerigan, Jr. (Jane), Joe Kerigan (Paula); sister in-law Lynn Kerigan and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Joyce was predeceased by her brothers Bill and Jack Kerigan.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas Church in Fairfield. Her burial will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home 1209 Post Road in Fairfield Center.

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