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Andrew J. "Andy" "A.J." McGarrigel

Obituary for Andrew J. "Andy" "A.J." McGarrigel

November 23, 2017


McGarrigel, Andrew J. "Andy", "A.J." , 53, of Atlantic City and Brigantine passed through the gates of heaven on Thursday November 23, 2017. Andrew was born in Atlantic City, attended school in Brigantine and graduated from Atlantic City High School, where he enjoyed rowing crew. He was a Life Guard on the Atlantic Beach Patrol.

He enjoyed traveling, living in Texas, South Beach, Fla. and Syracuse. But he always came back to Brigantine, the city he loved.
He is survived by his parents Harry and Lois McGarrigel, brother William Lawler, nephew William Lawler, grandnephew Devon Lawler, aunts, uncles and many cousins.

Andrew was predeceased by his grandparents Harry and Helen McGarrigel, Harry and Louise Galso, his aunt's Betty Lange and Gayle McGarrigel, his uncle Donald McGarrigel and cousin's Lisa Hill and Albert Snyder.

Andrew brought love and joy to everyone who knew him. He would be there for you whenever you needed him. He lost his life in a senseless act of violence.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11am at the Community Presbyterian Church, 1501 W. Brigantine Ave. Brigantine. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11:00AM at the church.

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In Lieu of flowers please make a donation in memory of Andrew McGarrigel to Cape-Atlantic C.A.T.S. 959 Asbury Ave. Ocean City, N.J. 08226.

Family services by Keates-Plum Funeral Home, Brigantine.

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  • Cape-Atlantic C.A.T.S.
    959 Asbury Ave
    Ocean City, NJ 08226

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3112 W Brigantine Ave
Brigantine, NJ 08203
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