Doris H. (Menegus) Gilligan, 84, of Collegeville, formerly of Clifton, NJ, wife of the late Joseph E. Gilligan, passed away Monday March 18, 2019 at the Pottstown Hospital.
Born in Clifton, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Anna (Rutkowski) Menegus.
Doris was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, who loved spending time with her family. She was actively involved at St. Eleanor Parish in Collegeville, where she served as a Eucharistic minister and was a member of the Carmelite order. Doris often volunteered her time with the church, as well as at the Padre Pio Shrine in Bechtelsville.
Surviving are two sons Joseph Gilligan, Jr., and James Gilligan husband of Sherri; three daughters Claire Zvarick, Catherine Daller, and Diane Gilligan; twelve grandchildren Jacqueline Daller, Danielle (Daller) Travaglini wife of Michael, Leslie Daller, Emily Daller, Mallory Zvarick, Jillian Zvarick, Allison Zvarick, Hillary Zvarick, Rebecca Gilligan, James Gilligan, Jr., Rachael Gilligan, and Jesse Gilligan husband of Samantha; and four great grandchildren Hannah, Aubree, Josephine, and Warren.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday March 22, 2019 at 1:30 PM at St. Eleanor Catholic Church, 647 Locust St., Collegeville, PA 19426. Burial will follow at St. Ann’s Cemetery, Phoenixville. Visitation will be held Friday from 12:30-1:15 PM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Doris’ memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

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