Obituary of John T. Corrigan
John T. Corrigan
1940 - 2023
John T. Corrigan, 83, of New Hartford passed away peacefully on November 16, 2023 at Suny Upstate Medical University surrounded by the love of his family.
John was born on July 26, 1940, in Utica, the son of Frances and Gertrude Corrigan. He served his country with honor in the United States Marine Corps from March 29, 1960 to November 21, 1965. John was employed with Western Electric/AT& T of Utica, retiring after many years of dedicated service.
John was of the Catholic faith and a member of the former St. Thomas Church, New Hartford. He was also a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians as well as being an avid Notre Dame fan and “Notre Dame University football” Staff Meeting Group, enjoying their staff meetings at Michael T’s Restaurant. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing softball and later assisted in coaching a girl's college team at SUNY IT.
John was a loving and caring brother, uncle, great-uncle, great-great-uncle, and friend who cherished time spent with family and friends. He is survived by his siblings James (Suesanne) Corrigan of Arizona, and Susan Corrigan of Utica. He also leaves his nieces and nephews, Jennifer (Joe) Hotaling, Brenda Nestle, Kim Brown, Sheila Corrigan, James (Suzanne) Corrigan, Daniel Corrigan, Rebecca (Paul) Reaser, and Heather (Jamie) Brewington. He leaves behind his great-nieces and great-nephews and great-great-nephews. John is predeceased by his brother, Kevin Corrigan, his nieces and nephew, Jennifer Corrigan, Richard Lytle, Jr., and Pamela Farmer.
The family would like to sincerely thank the staff of Suny Upstate Medical University for the exceptional care and compassion given to Mr. Corrigan.
Mr. Corrigan’s funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 1:00 pm at R.P. Heintz Funeral Service, Inc., 10 East Park Row, Clinton. Calling House will be held from 10 am to 1 pm, prior to the service. The Ancient Order of the Hibernians will conduct their memorial ritual at 12:45, prior to the service. Interment will take place privately in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Whitestown.
For those who wish, please consider donating to the Irish Cultural Center, 623 Columbia St, Utica, NY 13502 in his memory. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online memorial and guestbook available at www.rpheintzfsi.com.