James Gavigan

James J. Gavigan

Thursday, December 1st, 1932 - Friday, April 24th, 2020
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JAMES J. GAVIGAN, 87, passed away on April 24, 2020.

Born December 01,1932 in Dupont, Pa.Preceded in death by his parents James and Helen Gavigan and his sister Lois Gavigan DeGennaro.

James is survived by his wife of 50 years, Rosa-Fe Trevino Gavigan, his brothers David and Dennis (Kathleen) Gavigan and many nieces and nephews.

He graduated in 1950 from St. John's High School (valedictorian) and University of Scranton in 1954. He received his Masters degree in 1956 from University of Maryland and his PHD in organic chemistry from Temple

University. He also attended the University of Penn. School of Accounting and Finance, Wharton Management program in 1968.

After finishing his education, James worked for Atlantic Richfield co. for 3 years before going to work for Dupont Co. After 25 years with Dupont he retired. He was an avid golfer and was a member of Medford Village Country Club for many years.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a memorial service will be announce at a later date.

If desired, memorial donations may be made in James’ name to Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice (, 5 Eves Dr., Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053.
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