Joseph Edward Berrigan
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Joseph Edward Berrigan
  • May 30, 1932 - May 12, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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<!-- Joseph Edward Berrigan Jr., --><!-- DisplayFullObituaryText -->Joseph Edward Berrigan Jr., born May 30,1932, deceased May 12, 2017, age 84. Served as a Lieutenant in the Army Counter Intelligence Corps during the Korean War. A graduate of Jesuit High School and Loyola University's School of Law. Former Partner of Frawley, Wogan, Miller, Berrigan and Co. Title Firm. Former Senior Partner in the law firm O'Keefe, O'Keefe and Berrigan. Senior Partner of the Berrigan, Litchfield Law Firm. Served as Chairman of the Louisiana State Mineral Board and later as Chairman of the N.O. Aviation Board. Also, served on numerous New Orleans city agencies and committees. One of the original founders of Liberty Bank & Trust. An active parishioner of St. Dominic's Catholic Church. Member of the Knights of Columbus. Member of the Southern Yacht Club and Metairie Country Club. An avid golfer, tennis player, yachtsman, and cyclist. Preceded in death by parents Norma Johnson Wilson and Joseph E. Berrigan Sr., and beloved first wife Kathleen Mae Weiss Berrigan. Survived by beloved wife Honorable Helen Ginger Roberts Berrigan, children Joseph III (Joey), Kathleen (Kathy), Laura (Maclean), Michael, and Melanie. Sister, Bernice. Also, survived by nine grandchildren and six great grand children as well as cousins, in-laws, and numerous dear friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Metairie Cemetery. To view and sign the family guestbook please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.