Joan Susan Garrigan (nee Fedor), of Lyndhurst, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2017 at the age of 60. She is predeceased by her mother, Sophie Joan Fedor (nee Radecki), her father John, and brother Wayne. Devoted and cherished wife of Michael J. Garrigan. Beloved mother of Michael, Christina, and Cynthia. She is also survived by many dear friends and family. Joan was born and raised in Kearny and attended St. Stephen's Elementary School. She graduated from Marylawn of the Oranges Academy in 1974. Joanie worked as a Medical Lab Technician at West Hudson Hospital for 13 years before joining North Arlington Cardiology where she spent the remaining 27 years of her career and retired as Assistant Office Manager. Many longtime patients hold a special place in her heart. She was very active in organizations that supported her children, including Sacred Heart School. Throughout Joanie's life, her caring spirit made her a motherly figure to many, especially the friends of her children. Joanie is famous for her quick wit, Christmas cookies, backyard barbeques and bringing family and friends together. She enjoyed exploring Wildwood Crest (her happy place), relaxing on the beach, going out to dinner with family and friends, and hosting countless gatherings. Funeral Tuesday 9:30am from Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home 425 Ridge Rd. Lyndhurst, NJ. Funeral mass will be offered at St. Stephen's R.C. Church, Kearny 10:30am. Interment to follow Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. Friends will be received Monday 4-8pm. Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.