Gerard "Jerry" T. Gilligan

Gerard “Jerry” T. Gilligan, 70, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center after a brief illness but a happy life. He was born on September 20, 1945 in Bronx, New York. Jerry was a retired Controller at The Manhattan Club in New York, New York, and a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Vietnam War. He was an enthusiastic alumni of Iona College and Mt. St. Michael. He will remain in our hearts and be missed.

He is predeceased by his parents, Julia Trosster Gilligan and Gerard Gilligan; uncle, Bernard Gilligan; and his twin brother, Michael J. Gilligan. Survivors include brothers, Thomas Gilligan (Deborah) of Cornwall, NY and Joseph Gilligan (Robin) of Burnt Hills, NY; sister-in-law Ann M. O’Brien Gilligan of Madison, CT; and nieces, nephews and grand nieces/nephews.

Visitation will be on Sunday, January 3, 2015 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. at Riverdale-on-Hudson Funeral Home at 6110 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 4, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul The Apostle Parish at 602 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to the “Michael and Jerry Gilligan Scholarship Fund” at Mt. St. Michael Academy, 4300 Murdock Avenue, Bronx, New York 10466.