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Dr. Walter E. Corrigan

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Dr.  Walter E. Corrigan Obituary
Dr. Walter E. Corrigan

AGE: 94 •

Dr. Walter Elliott Corrigan of Huffman, Texas formerly of Toms River New Jersey passed away August 27, 2017 at his home.

Walter was born on October 20, 1922 to Frank and Mae Corrigan of Hoboken N.J.

He was predeceased in death by his beloved first wife, Helen Frances, Son John,and 3 grandchildren Steven, Michael and Kathleen Corrigan.

Walter is survived by his wife Antoinette, five sons Edmund Esq; Rev. Mr. Walter Jr;

David Esq; Dr. Francis and Robert, 4 stepchildren Dr. Teresa Maharaj, Mark Dawson,

Frederick, and Michelle Kane. He was blessed with 27 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

During WW2 he served his country in the Army Medical Corps.

After discharge he attended Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia Pa. where he received M.D. and H.M.D degrees.

Having been recalled during the Korean War and served as Capt. Of Medical Groups in

the USAF.

Upon discharge he entered private practice in Toms River N.J.

He served as a member of the Board of Trustees and President of the Medical Dental Staff at Community Medical Center, Toms River, also served as President of the O.C. Medical Society and Delegate to the N.J Medical Society.

He was the Ocean County Medical Examiner from 1970 until retirement in 1990,

and also the Chief Medical Officer of the Ocean County Jail from 1970 until 1984.

Walter was a member of the Ocean County Medical Society, N.J Medical Society, Knights of Columbus, American Legion, and parishioner of St. Joseph's R.C. Church

In Toms River, N.J.

After moving to Texas he became a devout parishioner St. Philip the Apostle R.C. church in Huffman, Texas.

Visitation will be Friday 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Carmona-Bolen Home For Funerals, 412 Main St. Toms River, NJ 08753. Mass will follow 12:15 PM at St. Joseph R.C. Church in Toms River. Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Toms River. Condolences can be sent
Published in Asbury Park Press on Sept. 5, 2017
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