New Jersey Paramedic Passes Away While On-Duty

Garrigan was a life member of the Newton First Aid Squad


 
 

BILLY GOLDFEDER, Firefighter Close Calls | | Wednesday, February 6, 2013


We regret to advise you that Jeffrey J. Garrigan, 53, died on January 30, 2013, following an on duty EMS shift according to our submitter. He was a paramedic for St. Clares Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway for the past 31 years.

A life member of the Newton First Aid Squad, Jeff joined the squad at the age of 16. He was also a former member of Kittatinny Hose and Ladder, which he had joined when he was 18. Jeff is survived by his wife, Donna; three daughters, Jamie of Montague, Kellie of Columbia, SC, and Brittanie of Montague; one son, Jeffrey J., Jr., of Montague; and his brother, Dennis P. Garrigan of Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to the Newton First Aid Squad, PO Box 5, Newton, NJ 07860.

Our condolences to all affected.



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