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Patricia Louise (Howland) Corcoran

April 16, 1929 ~ June 10, 2021 (age 92)


Patricia Louise (Howland) Corcoran, age 92, of Colchester and formerly of Salem, CT, passed away on June 10, 2021 at the Harrington Court Genesis Health Care in Colchester where she had been residing.  Born on April 16, 1929 in New Rochelle, NY, she was a daughter of the late Walter Kenneth and Adah Louise (Stevens) Howland.  Pat married her beloved husband, Robert Corcoran in October of 1954.  The couple shared 53 years of marriage before he predeceased her on July 19, 2008.  Pat retired several years ago after a long and happy career as a Librarian at the Salem Elementary School.  In later years, she was a member of the Friends of the Library and the Salem Seniors.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  She will be sadly missed but remembered with love by her dear friend, Adele Cronin, several extended family members and friends.  Funeral services will be held privately, according to her wishes.  She will be buried with her beloved husband Bob in the Salem Green Cemetery.  The Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester has been entrusted with care of arrangements.  In keeping with Pat’s love of animals, donations in her memory may be made to the Protectors of Animals, PO Box 24, South Glastonbury, CT 06073.  For online condolences, please visit 

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