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Sister Mary Peter Corcoran, P.B.V.M. went peacefully to her eternal reward on July 19, 2013. Sister Peter was born on February 24, 1919 in Rathrout, Ballinadee, Co. Cork, Ireland. In 1943 she entered Presentation Convent Bandon and made Final Profession in 1948. She volunteered to join the San Antonio, Texas Presentation Sisters Community in 1953. She received a B.A. in Education from Incarnate Word College and an M.A. in Theology from St. Mary's University. For forty years she served as an Educator in the Archdiocese of San Antonio, teaching at St. Mary Magdalen School in the early 50's and at St. Gregory the Great School as teacher and Principal until the mid 80's. She joined the Religious Education Program at St. Agnes Parish where she served until her retirement. She was preceded in death by her parents, Timothy and Margaret (nee Desmond) Corcoran, her brothers, Paddy and Humphrey, her sisters, Nellie Murphy, Nora O'Sullivan, and Mollie Byrne. She is survived by her sister, Joan Cummins, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be at St. Matthew Catholic Church 10703 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, Texas 78230. Vigil and Rosary will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. Mass of Resurrection will be offered Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Special thanks for the loving care given to Sr. Peter by her primary doctor, Dr. Manuel Quinones, and by the staff at St. Luke's Baptist Hospital and Christus Sister Mary Hospice Center. Arrangements by:
Published in Express-News on July 23, 2013