Marjorie J. Corrigan
  • St. Mark the Evangelist Church
    222 McVeigh Road
    Westbrook, CT 06498

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“To Marj's Family, I just found out today about Marj's passing. I was just thinking about her just a couple of weeks ago while I was at St. Mark's...Read More »
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“Marjorie was a wonderful educator and a memorable character! I have been so grateful that she maintained our correspondence over the years. Her...Read More »
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“Marjorie was my mentor in my master's program at UNMC in Nebraska. She was the best teacher I ever had combining deep knowledge, exquisite...Read More »
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“Marjorie and her parents were our neighbors for years. She will be greatly mussed.Joan Guarnaccia Gorneau ”
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“On behalf of the Westbrook Garden Club I am writing to extend our condolences to your family. Marge was an active member for many years and always...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Mindy Gordon - Westbrook, CT

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Alpha Coiro - Branford, CT

“To the family of Marjorie Corrigan. Marge was a classmate of the nursing school class of 1947. We shared some happy and fun times together and saw...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Theresa (Barbuto) Malchodi - RI

“Forever in our hearts....thoughts and prayers to family. The Izzo Family ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Donald Izzo - Neighbor

“With deepest sympathy to the Corrigan family during your time of grief...God is for you a refuge and strength, A help that is there to be found...Read More »
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Marjorie J. Corrigan, PhD, Emeritus Associate Professor passed away on Thursday, afternoon July 24th at Branford Hills Health Care Center in Branford. She was born in New Britain, the daughter of the late Charles F. and Josephine (Switaski) Corrigan. Marjorie attended St. Joseph's School and New Britain High School where she was elected a member of the National Honor Society. She received her Bachelors degree from Catholic University where she was a class officer, member of Who's Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges, and was co-valedictorian of her nursing class. Her Master's degree, in nursing education was completed at Teacher's College at Columbia University. She was awarded her Doctorate in educational administration by The Catholic University of America. Marjorie began her career as a professor of nursing at Catholic University. During her tenure there, she was loaned to the U.S. State Department, Agency for International Development, for two years to serve as project director/consultant to the five colleges of nursing in Columbia, South America. Marjorie later joined the faculty of the University of Nebraska, College of Nursing where she developed the graduate major in public health. She also served on several professional editorial boards and was designated Teacher of The Year in 1982. Upon retirement she returned to her home in Westbrook and became active in the mental health movement and was a board member of the Shoreline Kitchens and Pantries. She is survived by her beloved sister, Patricia Andriole, and nephew Charles and his wife Lisa, all of Branford; niece Katherine Andriole of Boston; nephew David Andriole of Branford; and the light of her life great-nephews, Charles, Rory, and Brody Andriole. Visitation will be held at Saint Mark the Evangelist Church, 222 McVeagh Road in Westbrook on Monday, July 28, 2014 from 10:00AM to 11:00AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00AM. Interment in the Resurrection Cemetery, Route 145 in Westbrook will be privately held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Marjorie's name may be made to Saint Mark the Evangelist Church in Westbrook. To share a memory of Marjorie or send a condolence to here family please visit Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.

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