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St. Columba Catholic Church
Saturday August 27th, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Mass of Christian Burial

St. Columba Catholic Church
Saturday August 27th, 2016
1:00pm

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William E. Corcoran

William  E. “Bill”  Corcoran, age 79, 17 Spruce Street, Bloomsburg, died at 5:48 p. m. Thursday, August 18, 2016 at his home. He had been seriously ill since February, 2016.

Born on September 5, 1936 in Swoyersville, Luzerne County, he was a son of the late Edward and Margaret (McGuiness) Corcoran. He resided in the Bloomsburg area for over 50 years.

Bill was a 1954 graduate of the former Forty Fort High School. He also attended the former Bloomsburg State College for two and one half years

 He was last employed at the former Bloom Mills, Inc. in the Human Resources department, where he was employed for 28 years, retiring in 2005. Earlier he was employed by the former P. L. Lawton Trucking Co. in South Centre Township.

Bill was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church, Bloomsburg. He enjoyed spending summer vacations at the outer banks of North Carolina; riding his bike and spending time with his six grandchildren. He always looked forward to the annual Bloomsburg Fair and working in the Arts and Crafts building for David Millard.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Corcoran and a sister, Peg Cervenak.

Surviving are his wife, the former Alice Marie  Lunger, with whom he celebrated his 56th wedding anniversary on November 12, 2015; three sons: William J. Corcoran, Rifle, Colo.; Michael J. Corcoran, Royersford; Stephen B. Corcoran, Wyomissing; six grandchildren: Megan, Sean, Caitlin, Ryan, Joshua, and Shea. The last of his immediate family, he is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Columba Catholic Church, 342 Iron St., Bloomsburg, on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 1:00 p. m.  by Monsignor Robert E. Lawrence. Interment will be made at the convenience of the family in New Rosemont Cemetery, Espy.

The family will greet family and friends at the Church from 12 noon until1 p. m.

Memorials may be sent to Geisinger Columbia Montour Hospice, 410 Glenn Ave., Bloomsburg, PA 17815 or to Susquehanna Service Dogs, 1078 Gravel Hill Road, Grantville, PA 17028.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg.


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A candle was lit in memory of William Corcoran

Kiddie Aug 29 2016 12:00 AM

Good bye Uncle Bill Corcoran. You are the last of my uncle Bills. Uncle Bill Lunger and Uncle Bill Shutt will be waiting for you and will meet you when you get to heaven. Rest in peace. Love and affections. Joey and Bryce (The Wonder Dog) Millard

Joey Millard Aug 25 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Corcoran

Tim Common Aug 25 2016 12:00 AM

a parting is always so bitter sweet; bitter in your loss, sweet in knowing that Bill rests in God's hands. I pray you find solace and comfort in you sons and grandchildren.

Tim Common, Class of 1954 Aug 25 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. May your warm memories of William comfort you until the day when you are reunited. (John 5:28,29)

Heidi E Aug 25 2016 12:00 AM

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