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William H. Corrigan BARRE — William Henry Corrigan, 85, of Westwood Parkway, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. Born June 11, 1934, in Barre, he was the son of John E. and Mary Georgianna (Menard) Corrigan. William attended local elementary schools and Spaulding High School. On Sept. 23, 1952, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in Manchester, New Hampshire. He served as a Medical Corpsman in Korea until he was honorably discharged at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, on Sept. 22, 1955. On April 18, 1959, he married Patricia Drown in St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Barre. They made their home in and around the Barre area. Patricia passed away on Nov. 29, 2014. William was employed in the granite industry for 41 years working for Brusa Brothers, Nativi Granite Co. and lastly, for Granite Industries of Vermont. While he was in the Steel Workers Union, William held every office, including business agent from 1976 to 1977. His memberships included Barre VFW Post #790; Barre American Legion Post #10; Barre Lodge of Elks #1535; the Mutuo Inc.; as well as being a very active member of the Steel Workers Union. In his spare time, William enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots; playing cribbage and pitch at the VFW; and playing and calling bingo at all the local churches and clubs. Although, most of all, he loved going to the casinos, especially with his wife. Survivors include his daughter, Kimberly Ann Corrigan, of Barre; his son, Scott Corrigan and wife Donna Jean, of St. Albans; his grandchildren Dustin and Christopher, both of Barre, Sarah, of Portland, Maine, and Anderson, of St. Albans; his great-granddaughter, Alexis; his brother, Richard Corrigan and wife Sandra; his sister, Mary Bianchi; his nieces The Connecticut Girls; his nephews Eddie Corrigan and Aldo Bianchi; as well as many more nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Patricia; his brothers John and Edward, and his sister, Gertrude; and his mother-in-law, Amelia Drown. The Mass of Christian Burial to honor and celebrate his life will be held on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 79 Summer St., Barre. Family and friends may call on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center. For a memorial guestbook, visit www.hookerwhitcomb.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, P.O. Box 459, South Hero, VT 05486.

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Jbevins

Kim and Family,

So sad to hear about your Dad. He was a kind and gentle man and will be missed!

Larry and Julie Bevins

REDSONJARHEAD

To kim , Scott, and families. Very sotty to hear that Bill has passed. He was a good friend and a fine gentleman. Please except our deepest sympathies. Ron and Laida Edson and Maria Sweetser of Denver Colorado

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