US Air Force

William "Hap" K. Harrigan

August 22, 1934 ~ April 29, 2019 (age 84)


SALEM – William K. “Hap” Harrigan, age 84, died at 8:54 pm. Monday, April 29, 2019 at the Courtyard at Lexington.

William was born August 22, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of the late William T. and Doris Marie (Coddington) Harrigan.

He had worked at Vari-wall Tube Specialists in Columbiana. William attended St. Paul Catholic Church, St. Paul Elementary Schools and was a 1954 graduate of Salem High School. His favorite past time included golfing and sailing.

William was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving with the 83rd Air Rescue Squadron at the Spangdahlem Air Force Base in German.

His wife, Jo Ann (Capel) Harrigan, whom he married May 9, 1980 preceded him in death June 16, 2014.

Survivors include two step-sons, Dominic and Thomas Todarello and two brothers George Harrigan of Massillon and Richard Harrigan of Canton.

Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Harrigan and James Harrigan.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Robert Edwards officiating. Calling hours will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2019 at Stark Memorial. Interment will be held at Grandview Cemetery.

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May 6, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stark Memorial
1014 East State Street
Salem, OH 44460

Mass of Christian Burial
May 7, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church
925 East State Street
Salem, OH 44460

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