Corrigan, Walter E

10/20/1922 ~


Dr. Walter Elliott Corrigan of Huffman, Texas formerly of Toms River New Jersey passed away August 27, 2017 at his home.

Walter was born on October 20, 1922 to Frank and Mae Corrigan of Hoboken N.J.

He was predeceased in death by his beloved first wife, Helen Frances, Son John,and 3 grandchildren Steven, Michael and Kathleen Corrigan.

Walter is survived by his wife Antoinette, five sons Edmund Esq; Rev. Mr. Walter Jr;

David Esq; Dr. Francis and Robert, 4 stepchildren Dr. Teresa Maharaj, Mark Dawson, Frederick, and Michelle Kane. He was blessed with 27 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

During WW2 he served his country in the Army Medical Corps. After discharge he attended Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia Pa. where he received M.D. and H.M.D degrees.

Having been recalled during the Korean War and served as Capt. Of Medical Groups in the USAF.

Upon discharge he entered private practice in Toms River N.J.

He served as a member of the Board of Trustees and President of the Medical Dental Staff at Community Medical Center, Toms River, also served as President of the O.C. Medical Society and Delegate to the N.J Medical Society.

He was the Ocean County Medical Examiner from 1970 until retirement in 1990, and also the Chief Medical Officer of the Ocean County Jail from 1970 until 1984.

Walter was a member of the Ocean County Medical Society, N.J Medical Society, Knights of Columbus, American Legion, and parishioner of St. Joseph’s R.C. Church In Toms River, N.J.

After moving to Texas he became a devout parishioner St. Philip the Apostle R.C. church in Huffman, Texas.

In lieu of flowers donations to St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church can be considered

Service Information

Visitation: A visitation was held on 2017-09-04 at Darst Funeral Home.

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