Martin Ratigan, Jr.
Martin Ratigan, Jr.
Martin Ratigan, Jr.

Obituary of Martin Leonard Ratigan, Jr.

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Martin L. Ratigan, Jr., 70 of Budd Lake, NJ, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2024 following a short illness.

Buddy, as he was known to family and friends, was born in Brooklyn, NY to Martin L. Sr. and Gloria (Collins) Ratigan and raised in Boonton, NJ. He graduated from Boonton High School, Class of 1973. Buddy was a proud alumnus of the Harmony Senior Drum Corps, where he served as Vice President, President and Color Guard Captain; and was known as "Mr. Cymbals." He was a past member of the Boonton Fire Department, Maxfield Hose & Engine.

Buddy was predeceased by his beloved wife, Marybeth (Scully); his parents; and his brothers, Gary and Thomas Ratigan. He is survived by his brothers and their wives, Kenneth (Sally), Kevin (Karen), and Michael (Laura); his sisters-in-law, Carol Crisci and Barbara Liston; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 13th, from 2:00 - 4:00pm at Norman Dean Home for Services in Denville. Arrangements are provided by Codey & Mackey Funeral Home of Boonton. To share condolences or memories with the family, please visit



Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, July 13, 2024
Norman Dean Home for Services
16 Righter Ave.
Denville, New Jersey, United States
(973) 627-1880
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Martin Ratigan, Jr.

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Martin Ratigan, Jr.

1954 - 2024

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