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NELLIGAN, Kenneth E.

NELLIGAN, Kenneth E.

NELLIGAN - Kenneth E. 69, of Maricopa, AZ, passed away on April 21, 2017 at his home after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 4, 1948, in Olean, NY, the son of William and Susie (Frederick) Nelligan. He married Karen (Johnston), the love of his life, on February 18, 1967 in Olean. He was a proud Teamster of Local No. 449 for 41 years, was Principal Officer of the union, served on various union committees and was President of Teamster Joint Council No. 46. In addition to his wife Karen, he is survived by children Ruth (Perry) Attwell, Kim (Ken) Caccamise, Karianne (Patrick) Hehir, Karena (John) Willson and Kristine (Brian) Rybarczyk; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters Kathy Sherwood, Billie Haxton and Eugenia Thomas and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his sisters Beverly, Mary, Joanne and his brother James. A Celebration of Life will be held on June 24, 2017 from 2-7 PM at the Ransomville Fire Dept., in Ransomville, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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