LOWVILLE –Mary A. Corrigan, 79, of Olmstead Road, Lowville, passed away Thursday afternoon, February 15, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Utica.
The funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Lowville United Methodist Church with Rev. David Herrman, Pastor, officiating. Spring burial will be at Beaches Bridge Cemetery. Mary’s family will receive family and friends from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., prior to the funeral service, at the church. Immediately following the funeral service, there will be a Celebration of Life gathering at the church fellowship hall, all are welcome. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lowville Food Pantry 7646 Forest Avenue, Lowville, NY 13367; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105; or a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home Inc., Lowville.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ronald; 5 children and their spouses, Debra S. and Daniel Yancey of Copenhagen, Michael P. and Moira Corrigan of Carnation, WA, Susan E. and Scott Nicol of Copenhagen, Kelly O’Day of Lowville, Julie and Kip Turck of Croghan; a sister, Arletha Hays of Clayton; 3 brothers and sister-in-laws, Darrell A. and Sharon Monroe of Martinsburg, Albert and Connie Monroe of Oswego, David and Brenda Monroe of Oswego; a foster sister, Nina and Alan Schneeberger of Bradenton, FL; a brother-in-law, Edwin Castor of Smithville; 10 grandchildren, Emily, Matthew and his wife Stephanie, Marcus, Derek Scott, Zachary, Kevin, Colleen and her husband Jeffery, Megan, Bridget, and Kaleigh; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by a sister, Linda Castor and a brother, Ernest “Butch” Monroe Jr.
Mrs. Corrigan was born in Watertown, NY on October 19, 1938, a daughter of the late Ernest D. and Genera F. Fox Monroe. She graduated from Lowville Academy and worked as a legal secretary for Merrell & Merrell. On September 19, 1959, she married Ronald J. Corrigan at the Lowville United Methodist Church, with Rev. John Kelly, officiating. She also worked at Lewis County Trust. She then beca e a family care provider for Lewis County ARC for 33 years. She served on the Lewis County ARC board and she was on the Surrogate Decision Making Committee as a panel member.
She was a long time member of Lowville United Methodist church, where she taught Sunday school for Kindergarteners for many years and served on various committees. Currently she served as prayer chain coordinator.
Mary was a co-chairperson for the Good Food Co-Op of Lowville. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, crossword puzzles, reading, and most of all, spending time with her beloved family.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com .