Martha R. (Sullivan) Cadigan

Martha R. (Sullivan) Cadigan, of Milton, formerly of Duxbury, died on October 17, 2010. Born in New York City, Mrs. Cadigan graduated from Brighton High School in 1933. She attended Simmons College in Boston and worked at Gilchrist Department Store in Boston and at the Registry of Motor Vehicles.

In 1938, Mrs. Cadigan married and moved to Milton where she became an active member of the community. She joined St. Mary’s of the Hills Church Sodality and Guild and also joined the Milton Women’s Club.

In 1991, Mrs. Cadigan relocated to Duxbury, MA. She was a Board Member for the Friends of the Council on Aging and volunteered at a thrift shop that raised funds for Duxbury High School. She was presented a Presidential Award by President George Bush for volunteering over 4,000 hours to civic causes. Mrs. Cadigan also played Bridge four days a week.

In 2008, Mrs. Cadigan moved back to Fuller Village in Milton where she enjoyed knitting and occasional Bridge games.

Beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Cadigan. Loving mother of Martha A. Sullivan and her late husband J. Jeffrey of Walpole, Thomas F. Cadigan and his wife Mary of Miami, FL, Maureen Mancini and her late husband Robert of Madison, CT, Dr. Richard C. Cadigan of Milton and Robert P. Cadigan of South Boston. Sister of Gertrude Boyd of Mashpee and the late Richard, John and Cornelius Sullivan, Mary Rourke and Elizabeth Coughlin.

Mrs. Cadigan is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary of the Hills Church, Milton on Friday, Oct. 22 at 11:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday 3-8PM. Interment Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Cadigan’s memory may be made to Saint Mary of the Hills Church, 29 St. Mary’s Rd. Milton, MA 02186.