Jean Elizabeth Corcoran
October 1, 1941 – April 26, 2021
Jean Elizabeth Corcoran, 79, of Owings, went to her eternal rest on April 26, 2021 in her home. Visitation and funeral mass will be on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Jesus the Divine Word Catholic Church, 885 Cox Road, Huntingtown, MD. Visitation begins at 10:00 am for one hour before Mass. Internment immediately following the funeral at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton, MD.
Jean was born October 1, 1941 to Lewis Mitchell Donaldson and Vera Elizabeth Donaldson (nee Quigley), in Washington, DC, their first of four children. She grew up in Bradbury Heights, MD and graduated from Saint Cecelia’s Academy in 1959. Jean married Robert (Bob) Corcoran on May 18, 1963 at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in SE Washington, DC. Jean worked for many years for Home Interiors and Gifts as an accessory specialist, where she won many awards and accolades. She was very active in her Catholic faith. She served in many ministries, including leading teen clubs, young adult clubs, the Renew Ministry, and Cursillo Ministry. She was also a member of the lady’s sodality. Jean especially loved and enjoyed her family. She loved making family getaways at Colonial Beach, VA and hosted family reunions for many years at her home. She loved her annual family trips to Ocean City, MD with her parents and extended family. She lovingly and unselfishly served as caretaker of her grandparents, parents and mother-in-law in her home when they were in need of constant care. Jean loved traveling and was able to make trips to England, France, Ireland, Italy, Medjugorje and Wales. She also visited most states along the eastern seaboard. She enjoyed watching Mother Angelica, Walker, Texas Ranger and Westerns. She was also very interested in her family genealogy.
Jean is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, brother Lewis Dwight Donaldson of Lusby, MD, sister Joyce Christine Schnurr (Paul) of Suwanee, GA, daughter Kelly Corcoran-Badeaux (Albert) of Prince Frederick, MD, son Michael Corcoran (Catherine) of Lusby, MD, grandchildren James, Stephen, Aaron, Rachel, Jesse and Hannah. She was preceded in death by her youngest brother, Charles Eric Donaldson.
Tuesday, May 4, 2021