Ronald J. Corrigan, 88, of Lowville
LOWVILLE, New York (WWNY) – Ronald J. Corrigan, 88, of Brookside Circle, formerly of Olmstead Road, Lowville, died Friday, July 8, 2022 at Lewis County Health System Hospital.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Lowville United Methodist Church with Brenda Shelmidine and Rick Weller, Certified Lay Servants, officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Beaches Bridge Cemetery. Immediately following the interment there will be a luncheon at the church communion hall, all are welcome. Ronald’s family will receive relatives and friends from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. before the funeral at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lowville United Methodist Church, 7618 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367; Lowville Pantry, 7646 Forest Ave., Lowville, NY 13367; or at the Brookside Benevolent Fund, Brookside Senior Living Community, 5701 Brookside Circle, Lowville, NY 13367. Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home Inc., Lowville.
He is survived by five children and their spouses, Debra S. and Daniel Yancey of Copenhagen; Michael P. and Moira Corrigan of Seabeck, WA; Susan E. and Scott Nicol from Copenhagen; Kelly E. O’Day of Lowville; Julie A. and Kip Turck of Croghan; a sister-in-law, Arletha Hays of Clayton; three brothers-in-law and their spouses, Darrell A. and Sharon Monroe of Martinsburg; Albert and Connie Monroe of Oswego, David and Brenda Monroe of Oswego; an adoptive sister-in-law and her husband, Nina and Alan Schneeberger of SC; one brother-in-law, Edwin Castor of Smithville; 10 grandchildren, Emily, Matthew and his wife Stephanie, Marcus and his wife Morgan, Derek Scott, Zachary and his wife Jolissa, Kevin, Colleen and her husband Jeffery, Megan, Bridget and Kaleigh; three great-grandchildren; and a niece, nephew and cousins. He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Mary, who passed away on February 15, 2018; one brother, Neil Corrigan; a sister-in-law, Linda Castor, and a brother-in-law, Ernest “Butch” Monroe Jr.
Ronald was born June 14, 1934 in Carthage, NY, the son of the late Kenneth and Beatrice Northrup Corrigan. He graduated from General Martin High School in 1952 and enlisted in the Navy, serving from 1953 to 1957. After his service, Ronald went to work for Household Gas (later named Suburban Propane). On September 19, 1959, he married Mary A. Monroe at Lowville United Methodist Church, with Reverend John Kelly officiating. Mr. Corrigan continued to work for Suburban Propane until his retirement after 39 years of service.
Ronald was a longtime member of Lowville United Methodist Church, where he served as a trustee and in other church capacities.
He enjoyed hunting, woodworking, his hobby farm and DIY. He was a jack of all trades. With his wife, he enjoyed travel, genealogy and photography. Ronald loved living at Brookside Senior Living Community. Above all, he loved spending time with his family. Condolences can be submitted online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com .
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