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Memories & Candles

“It's 2021 and I still miss you Katie.... ”
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Amanda L. Greeves - Friend

“Love you and miss you Katie ! Candle is lit ! ”
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Anne H - Arvada, CO - Family

“God Bless you Kate ... you are still missed and very much loved ! I lit a candle today ... for you and your Mum and Dad and Rick ! YFA xoxo ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Anne H - Arvada, CO - Family

“Happy birthday Kate ! ... I love you ! ”
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Aunty Anne H - Denver, CO

“I still miss you Kate and our Thursday phone conversations when we'd laugh and keep in touch ... please keep your eye on my Rick and your Mum and Dad...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Aunty Anne Hadley - Arvada, CO

“Happy Birthday today to our Kate ! You're in my thoughts every day when I might the candle - I miss you ! ”
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Aunty Anne Hadley - Arvada, CO

“Oh Kate ... it's been 9 years already but I still think of you every day ! I love to hear about the boys from your Mum and still light my candles for...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Annie Hadley - Arvada, CO

“It's a couple of days before Thanksgiving Kate !And I'm thinking of you - my special neice - and I'm thinking how grateful I am for all the great...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Aunty Anne Hadley - arvada, CO

“Thinking of you today Kate Happy Birthday my honey !!!Love you Aunty Anne xxxx ”
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Annie H - Arvada, CO

“Katy ...Its a month today since your Dad came to join you and Rick for a Guinness.. ... ( he missed you so much when you left ) that I'm sure he is...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Annie Hadley - Arvada, CO

“I miss your laughter ... I miss you teasing me ... I miss your funniness and the way you could make me cry laughing !!!! I just miss you Kata .......Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Anne - arvada, CO - Family

“Happy Birthday my Honey !! Love you - and thinking about you ! Aunty Anne xxx ”
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Anne - Arvada, CO - Aunt

“Well Kate .. your first born has graduated ... where did that time go ?? I thought about you on that day too ... how pleased and proud you would...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: anne - arvada, CO - aunt

“I love and miss you Kate .... I'm thinking about you ! Aunty Anne ”
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Annie Hadley - Arvada, CO - Aunt

“Dear mom ive been thinking about you a lot these days, missing your amazing hugs and wishing you could give me some of your motherly advice. I talk...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Johnny - albuquerque, NM - son

“We're a few days away from Thanksgiving Kate - and I thought I'd say Hi !! I just wanted you know that I lit a candle today so you know I'm...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Aunty Anne - arvada, CO - aunt

“This memory book must be on Eastern time .... I know your birthday is the 11th !! (though I have to admit - at the time I was really hoping for the...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: aunty anne - denver, CO - aunt

“Happy Big Birthday for tomorrow Kata !!!!!!I'm thinking of you and love you Honey !God Bless ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: aunty anne - denver, CO - aunt

“Kata .... just so you know - I think of you every day .... I talk to you and Rick as I light the candle in the morning - before I start my day ! I...Read More »
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Aunty Anne - Denver, CO - Aunt

“Mom-I miss you so much! I haven't written to you in a while and im sorry. I really wish i had you around these days. I love you so much!!! ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: John - Albuquerque, NM - son

“Katie- Miss you so. You cannot believe what fine young men our sons have become. I long for you to share in our success and enjoy their company. ...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Randy

“Mom, Really missin u these days. Started at pius last week and just knew that u were with me on the first day. I know u would have cried saying that...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: John - Albuquerque, NM - son

“Miss you so much Aunt Katie. The boys are over and have been so much fun, you really do have some goofy but amazing kids. I just discovered this...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Emma Croughan - KS

“Mom, Sorry I haven't written in a while. We've been really busy with sports. The story of our lives haha. Miss you so much every day. Ry boy and I...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Juanito - Albuquerque, NM

“Mom, Missing u so much. Aunt Al and Uncle Bruce and Uncle Andy were in town for poppys bday. I really missed u and so did they. Wish u were here!!! ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: John Corcoran - Albuquerque, NM

“Hey mom missin u. The family is coming on for spring break. I wish u were here. I always think of u and miss u. Please look over us. Luv u so much ”
26 of 100+ | Posted by: John Corcoran - Albuquerque, NM

“Not a moment goes by without you on my mind. I miss your warmth and smile so very much.......I know you are watching over your boys as we are doing...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Heather - ALBUQUERQUE, NM

“Kato---I miss you every day. I think of you more. I LOVE YOU! rc ”
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Randy

“Hey mom, just wanted to say ji and that i love you, your the best and i miss you so much. you are the best. Love John ”
29 of 100+ | Posted by: John Corcoran - albuquerque, NM

“LOVE YOU MOM. YOUR THE BEST. ”
30 of 100+ | Posted by: JOHN CORCORAN - albuquerque, NM

“Mom, I miss you so much. I wish you were still with me but i can still feel your spirit watching over me. i neverforget you and always think of you....Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: John Corcoran ( your booger boy) - NM

“Miss you Katie. So much..... ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Ms. Amanda - Belen, NM - Friend

“Miss you Kato. ”
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Randy Corcoran

“Katie, We had dinner with Randy and the boys last Friday. Yes, you guessed it--at the Elephant Bar. This Sunday, Mothers Day, the boys will be...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Les & Joyce Croughan

“I haven't seen Katie in over 20 years. Hard to believe it was really that long ago when I can still remember so clearly what a witty, vibrant and...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Matt Harris

“Randy & boys, We were truly stunned to hear of this very sad news and sorry we were not able to make it out for the funeral. Katie was always a...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Stephen & Heidi Farmer & girls

“Katie,It is a little over a month since you left us. It is still a shock, but we are coping. You must be very proud of your 'boys". Randy is solid as...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Les & Joyce Croughan

“Continuing Anne's comments. "..steer towards being "ladylike". Of course, that was a lost cause..even on her First Communion. Joyce dressed her up...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Joyce and Les Croughan

“Dear Corcoran family, our deepest regrets for the loss of your loved one. I have known Katie from our childhood swimming days. Lots of fond memories....Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Mitch Naro

“We are back, sweetheart. We were too long winded in our previous messages, so we thought we would add to this message what was omitted in the earlier...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Joyce and Les Croughan

“Nothing beautiful in this world is every really lost - those we cherish will always live on in memory. Katie, we miss you dearly ~ You will...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Russ, Dedi, Zane & Grant Van Winkle

“Katie, Aunty Anne sent me her remembrances of you. 'Kathryn Louise was a lovely chubby baby..but it didn't take too long before tha family realized...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Joyce and Les Croughan

“We are so very sorry to hear of Katies passing. We knew her when she a swimmer for the ABQ swim team.She was a lovely young lady.You are in our...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Nelson&JulieNaro &Family

“Our deepest sympathies. Katie: Always in our memory and prayers - the Stapletons ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Drew Stapleton

“Dear Randy, boys and family, My heart was broken when I heard of Katies passing. She was such a precious human being! I loved visiting with her when...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Cynthia Gonzales-Martinez (MarkPardoSalons)

“Dear "Katy Bird", Mom and "Padre" miss you so much, but we know you are now in a better place. We will keep a close watch over your "boys",...Read More »
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Joyce and Leslie Croughan

“It has taken me days to sign on and see this guestbook that I have heard so much about. I left it up to Bruce to sign at the Church...I was so busy...Read More »
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Alison , Bruce, Josh, Stef and Jared Davies

“I worked with Katie for 6 months at Downey & Co. during '88/'89. She had the BEST sense of humor I have ever known in a person. Although we didn't...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Tammy (Jones) Scouten

“Dear Croughan family~ I was so sad to hear of Katie's passing. I know your hearts must be so full of grief at this time, but I am praying that you...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Teri Baca

“Katie, we celebrated your birthday on Saturday. Madre, Padre, Randy, Ryan, John, Heather, Reggie and Evann went to the cemetery with flowers and...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Joyce and Les Croughan

“Our deepest condolences over the loss of Katie. We had many fun times as "Tank Tiger's" at the Menaul pool when we were kids. Our thoughts and...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Doug Naro

“Rest in peace, Katie. My prayers to your family. ”
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Arnie Stapleton

“Our sincerest sympathy and condolences for your loss. Katie was very kind and helped us in our business. ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Karin Vallo

“So sorry to hear about the loss of Katie. My Prayers and Thoughts go out to the entire family. She will be truly missed. She always had a smile on...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Bruce Naro

“Dear Randy and Family, We are truly sorry for your loss and you all are in our prayers and thoughts thru this difficult time. ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Robert, Nicole, Jordan and Connor Quinlan

“I wil always love your family Kathryn Concoran, god bless you and your lovely family. Tony A. Brown ”
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Tony A. Brown

“I am so sorry. ”
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda Lou

“Randy and Family, I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you. ”
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim Kennedy

“Dear Randy & Ryan & John, My husband & I would like you to know how saddened we were to learn of Katie's death from our son, Jonathan, during last...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Marge & Francis Rath

“I am so saddened to hear about the loss of such a vibrant, sweet, "real" lady who was a joy to be around. My thoughts are with the close family and...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Kelly Lee

“I was one of the fortunate to get some of those "Katie Hugs". I will miss her both in work and play. You sat by me and my family at the WBB games...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Patti Rawls

“God Bless. ”
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Phoebe Waltman, Rn

“Randy, You are a lucky man to have had such a wonderful friend and lover in your life. You have such a wonderful family and tight circle of friends....Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Terri Bitsie

“Dear Randy, Ryan & John We were deeply saddened to hear of Katie passing away suddenly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I an sorry that I...Read More »
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Willy & Colleen Croughan Gresser

“I worked with Katie. What a wonderful women with such a big heart. Your family is in our Prayers. Angela Case- Zurich Insurance Co. ”
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Angela Case

“Randy, Ryan and John, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Katie would always brighten the day and was a joy to be around. The morning drop off...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer & Duane Zeurcher

“Randy, We are so sorry for your loss. It was great to see you guys at the basketball game a few weeks ago. it had been such a long time. We have...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Dee & Stephanie Silver

“We were so sorry to hear of Katie's passing. We got to know Katie when she was here in San Antonio attending St. Mary's University. ”
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Roger & Jeanie Haller

“Randy, Ryan & John, Katie was one of the most completely kind people we had the pleasure of knowing... She was ALWAYS happy and full of kisses. ...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Traci, Chandlar & Chace Montano

“Katie was a Savior to us when she was a teenager. She babysat many week-ends for our 3 kids. I know she will be greatly missed by her family and...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Alice Myers

“She was a real doll ”
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Al

“Randy, I'm very sorry to hear about your wife passing away. I didn't know you well but always admired how much you cared and spoke of your family...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Brian Wyatt

“We were so sorry to hear about Katie's passing and our sympathies and thoughts are with you and all your family. ”
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Lori Roybal & Dave Romero

“Randy, our prayers and thoughts are with you and the boys. Bill & Shawn ”
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Bill King

“I am so sorry to hear about Katie. She was a great person who loved life and all around her. She will forever be in my heart. Love to all of you...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Laura Grant (Johnson)

“Katie was a wonderful person. We worked with her for many years. We are saddened to hear of her passing and our prayers are with her family. Beth...Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Beth Schumacher

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of Katie's family and friends. She will be missed. ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Middleton Welch

“We were so terribly sad to hear of Katie's passing. We offer our deepest condolences to all who feel this loss, but especially to Randy and their...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Gene and Lisa Dougherty

“Randy. So very sorry to hear the news. Thinking of you and your family and lovely boys and wishing you all well in this trying time.. J Koenig-WCM...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: John Koenig

“I am really sorry to hear about Katie. She had a smile and personallity that made you feel like you never missed a minute, hour or day without her....Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Natalie Gresser- Baker

“I am so sorry to hear about Katie. We hold you all in our prayers thru this difficult time. Words can not express how sad and sorry we are for you...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Stephanie Mosher

“My deepest sympathy's to the Corcoran/Croughan families. Sincerely, Collin Fitzgerald ”
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Collin Fitzgerald

“Our greatest sympathy is with you and your boys. ”
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Gene and Ellen Kersh

“I was so saddened to hear about Katie's death. I met Katie in high school and will never forget her sense of humor, big heart and love for life. My...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathaleen (Layman) Rogers

“We are all very sad and our prayers are with Randy and the little Corcoran Men. May the many ways Katie touched me, my family and all of us not be...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Jay & Alyssa Omdahl

“Randy, I wish to extend my deepest condolences. Katie will be dearly missed. I really enjoyed working with her and just being around her made me...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Marlene Olivas

“We are shocked and saddened to learn of Katie's passing. She has touched so many people's lives and we will all feel a loss without her! Our hearts...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Dub and Robin Girand

“I'm so sorry Randy. Our prayers are with you and your family... ”
88 of 100+ | Posted by: John Savickas

“Katie was truly a beautiful lady. It was a privelege to know her. We will miss her very much. ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Bill & JoAnn Barbour

“I was greatly sadden when I heard the news of Katie's passing. My heartfelt condolences to Randy, Ryan and John. She will be missed by all who knew...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Jay Kade

“Dear Randy & Boys, My heart goes out to you. I met Katie when I worked at Western Glass and since then enjoyed seeing you both along with Larry &...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Janet Jordan

“Katie, Randy and family, It is with great sadness that we write to you and remember Katie's life at this time. We remember Katie's...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Tom and Lorraine Winterink

“When melanoma took our son in May of 06, it was Katie, Randy and the family who hosted a beautiful memorial celebration. Les and Joyce were so kind,...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: William McLain

“You dont know me, but thru Anna Luna I would receive emails that originated from Katie. Through those indirect emails, she shared thoughts, hopes,...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Ann Torrez

“It was a delight to have known Katie for so many years and to have enjoyed working together with her on mutual clients. I'm glad that my last memory...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Bobbi Hayes

“I am very saddend by this tragic news. Katie will be greatly missed. She was a great friend ith the Insurance Industry. Angela ”
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Angela Trujillo-Garcia

“Les, Joyce and family, I only knew Katie when she was very young and she was a delight. There is not doubt that she blosomed into a beautiful woman...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Bev Perrault

“To the Family of Katie, We are very sorry for the loss of your loved one. Marcos worked with Katie while working with Rivera Construction in Santa...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Marcos & Teresa Salas

“We are very sorry for your loss. I did not know Katie as well as I would have liked to, but the time that I got to know Katie I will never forget,...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Amanda Gresser Capobianco

“Les & Joyce, We are very sorry to hear of Katie's death. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Sincerely, Mike & Joanie Brown ...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike Brown


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CORCORAN - Kathryn (Katie) Louise Corcoran, age 44, passed away suddenly from a systemic infection on Saturday February 28, 2009. She is survived by her best friend and love of her life of 27 years, Randy L. Corcoran and her sons Ryan (11) and John (9). She leaves behind her parents Les and Joyce Croughan, sisters Alison (Bruce) Davies, Heather (Reggie) Russell, brothers Andy (Wendy) Croughan and Scott (Deb) Croughan, father in -law Tom Corcoran, and the late Nancy Corcoran, sisters-in law Kelly (Stephen) Patterson, Darcy (Mark) Savage and brother-in law Chris Corcoran and many nieces and nephews. Katie was a 1982 graduate of Highland High School and graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. Marys University in San, Antonio, Texas, 1986. She married in 1988. She spent her career as Vice President of Downey & Company Insurance and Bonds working with her dear friend and mentor Roger Downey. Though she excelled and valued her career, her zest for life and devotion to family and friends were unsurpassed. Katie enjoyed every moment with her boys, Rhino aka her Babycakes and her little Burrito Boy aka Boogerboy and Juanitoad. She was so proud of her boys and her most precious time was the afternoon shuttle rides with them where she was able to experience their day. Katie was a tireless supporter of numerous causes and touched many lives. Anyone fortunate to have received the Katie hug will know that they have been touched by an angel. Her family will never be able to replace their delicate flower or hot chick as she so self-proclaimed. Rosary service will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima with funeral mass on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 10:00am also at Our Lady of Fatima, 4020 Lomas Blvd, NE in Albuquerque. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Our Lady of Fatima School Fund; 4020 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Please visit our online guestbook for Katie at RememberTheirStory.com

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