Ann Marie Corcoran

MOUNT CARMEL — Ann Marie Corcoran, 81, went home to God Saturday, March 22, 2014, following a lengthy illness at the Mount Carmel Nursing Center.

She was born in Scranton, Oct. 20, 1932, a daughter of the late William J. and Helen I, (Ruane) Corcoran.

She grew up in Syracuse, N.Y., where she attended Most Holy Rosary School. The family then moved to Niagara Falls, N.Y., where she graduated from St. Mary's High School.

She graduated from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and attended Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., where she became a registered nurse. She also attended Niagara University, in Niagara Falls N.Y.

Ann Marie worked as a registered nurse at various hospitals, chemical and insurance companies. She was a naval nurse, stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Due to a lingering illness, she moved to Mount Carmel Nursing Center to be near her family.

Ann Marie is survived by a sister, Margaret Mary (Peggy) Scicchitano, and a sister-in-law, Margaret (Peg) (Robert) Corcoran. She will be greatly missed by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her loving parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert P. Corcoran, who went to be with the Lord Dec. 13, 2013.

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CORCORAN — Ann Marie Corcoran, 81, of Mount Carmel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Mount Carmel, with the Rev. Francis Karwacki as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Auburn, N.Y. Joseph J. Stutz Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz III, supervisor, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Pauline Visintainer Religious Foundation, P.O. Box 115, Kulpmont 17834. Guestbook can be signed at

Funeral Home

Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home
40 South Market Street Mount Carmel, PA 17851
(570) 339-4300

Published in The News Item on Apr. 5, 2014