In Remembrance of Earl J. Barrigar

Earl J. Barrigar

Earl J. Barrigar

Dunmore, PA April 20, 1929 ~ March 26, 2013 Date of Service: April 1, 2013



Earl J. Barrigar, 83, of Dunmore, died Tuesday afternoon in the Intensive Care Unit of Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton. He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Josephine Riggi, and his second wife, the former Susan A. Riggi.

 Born in Canton, NY, son of the late Raymond W. Barrigar and Florence M. Burcume (Burcane), he was a graduate of Antwerp High School in upstate New York and went on to join the United States Navy where he attained the rank of Chief Petty Officer (CSC). He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish and its Holy Name Society, as well as American Legion Post 13 in Dunmore and the Fleet Reserve Association.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Raymond Barrigar.

The funeral will be Monday at 9:30am with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut Street in Dunmore. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 8:30am until the time of mass.

 Interment in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, PA.




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Terri Garling
Posts: 9
Re: In Remembrance of Earl J. Barrigar
Reply #1 on : Tue April 16, 2013, 12:44:00
Hey Earl. Amy called me today and I only just learned of your passing. I wish I would have known you were taken ill. I wish we could have talked even just one more time. I will forever cherish the Easter Mass and the lighted candle through the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate that you sent me for Easter. May you rest in peace in the loving arms of God. I know you will meet Him. I am certain you will rise when He calls your name. No more sorrow, no more pain. I will surely miss our conversations and the wonderful cards and letters you sent. Please find my Dad as I would love for you to meet him. He was a Navy man too. I will always remember you friend.
Terri Garling, Mechanicsburg, PA