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Jerry "Butch" Rattigan, Jr.

Jerry "Butch" Rattigan, Jr.
  • June 14, 1959 - March 2, 2021
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation made in Jerry's name to:
  • Dorchester Paws
    136 4 Paws Lane
    Summerville, SC 29483
  • or:
  • Calvary Church of Naperville
    9S200 Illinois Rte. 59
    Naperville, IL 60564

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“I only knew Jerry for a few years. He and I met on the shuttle bus between Lisle and MLP. Jerry was a bright personality and very intelligent. He...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Wasielewski - IL - Coworker

“My deepest sympathies go out to Jerry's family. He was definitely a unique character, intelligent, not shy to let his thoughts be known, and loved...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Dwayne Egbert - Coworker

“Bonnie and Family,We are so sorry for your loss and pray for healing. Our work group has a void that cannot be replaced. Each morning we would have...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: AME Integration Group - Coworker

“Bonnie and family,We are so sorry for your loss. Jerry was a great man and I enjoyed working for him while you were in Columbus. You guys will be...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Dan and Kim Showalter - Columbus, IN

“From E-Mail I sent out yesterday at Navistar;On Tuesday we lost a member of our team. A person many of us had the pleasure to work with Jerry...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Tom Sorensen - Naperville, IL

“I was lucky enough to work with Jerry for the past 6 years. He was so intelligent and well respected amongst his peers. He was always willing to...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Chad Aufdenberg - Lisle, IL

“My deepest sympathy to the family of Jerry. I really enjoyed working with him over the years and listening to his stories about his family and...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Burke - IL - Coworker

“My deepest condolences to Butch's family. He was such a fun guy to be with. I'll always have good memories of fishing with him in Canada. He will...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Mark DuBois - Pittsfield, MA

“I have worked with Jerry for the better part of a decade and we have been on both side of an argument and settled it with a smile. We often talked...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: ian spencer - Warrenville, IL

“Bonnie, Brandon & Alecia,I will be praying for all of you during this difficult time. May you hold unto all of those precious memories made over the...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kristina Comment - Butler, IN

Gerald Ray Rattigan, Jr.

Jerry "Butch" Rattigan, Jr., 61, of North Charleston, SC, husband of Bonnie Riggs Rattigan entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. His family will receive friends on Saturday, March 6, 2021 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. NORTHWOODS CHAPEL, 2180 Greenridge Rd., North Charleston, SC. A graveside committal service will follow at Riverview Memorial Park, 3715 Azalea Drive at 3:00 pm. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Northwoods Chapel.

Jerry was born June 14, 1959 in Pittsfield, MA, son of Gerald Rattigan, Sr. and the late Delores Hebert Rattigan. He worked as an Electrical Engineer for Navistar, Inc. Jerry graduated from Pittsfield High in Pittsfield, MA in 1977, then earned his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in 1982. Later, Jerry earned his Masters degree in Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. Jerry was a lover of the water - boating, fishing or just relaxing on the water were among his favorite things to do. He also had a knack for tinkering and working on projects in the driveway at home. He loved being active with Calvary Church of Napierville, IL and was a fan of both LSU and the New Orleans Saints football teams. Above all else, Jerry was a loving husband and father, who gave his all to his family.

He is survived by his loving wife Bonnie; son, Brandon Tyler Rattigan of North Charleston, SC; daughter, Alecia (Jase) Clark of San Antonio, TX; brother, Kevin Rattigan of Toledo, OH; father, Gerald Rattigan, Sr. of Pittsfield, MA; uncle, Rick (Sheila) Hebert of Rock Hill, SC and his dog Sadie, who was his work partner at home during COVID.

He was predeceased by his mother Delores Rattigan.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation made in Jerry's name to: Dorchester PAWS, 136 4 Paws Lane, Summerville, SC 29483, or Calvary Church of Naperville, 9S200 Illinois Rte. 59, Naperville, IL 60564