Joseph A. Berrigan, 97, of Williamsport, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at home.
Joseph was born in New Brighton, Pa., on June 13, 1915, the son of James and Mary M. Krimm Berrigan.
He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. Joe was a Third Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 366. He was a World War II Army veteran.
As a young man, he worked as a pressman at the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, and after his military service he was a partner in the family business, Berrigan Brothers Meat Market. Later in life, he worked for the New Lycoming Bakery.
He was a volunteer at Divine Providence Hospital Cancer Treatment Center. He loved his family dearly and one of his greatest joys were his nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. He especially loved his mother and the Blessed Mother as well as his brothers and sisters.
He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, James, Anna Engel, Mary Quick, Andrew, Michael, Fabian, John, Paul, Frederick, Kathleen Henry and Evelyn Mertes.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, on Thursday at 10 a.m. Friends may call at the Crouse Funeral Home, 133 E. Third St., Williamsport, on Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be a private family Rosary at the funeral home on Wednesday evening. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Parish.