Beverly Jean Corcoran 1928 - 2006 Pittsburg
Pittsburg, Kan. - Services for Beverly Jean Corcoran, 78, Pittsburg, will be at 2 p.m. today at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home.Mrs. Corcoran died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, in Pittsburg.She was born Feb. 14, 1928, in New Berlin, N.Y., the son of Adolph and Elizabeth Van Warner. She attended Green Mountain Community College and Cornell University.Mrs. Corcoran was executive director of the Pittsburg Arts Council. She won the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce Award and Spirit of Pittsburg Award in 1994. She volunteered for Mount Carmel Medical Center Auxilliary and Cancer Center.She married Theodore Corcoran on Jan. 19, 1949, in New York. He died earlier.Her parents, five brothers and three sisters also died earlier.Survivors include a daughter, Maureen Huerter; a sister, Betty Watson; seven grandchildren, Eric, Sara, Luke and Ashley Huerter, Beth Stockard, Morgen Townly and Charles Northcutt; and eight great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Beverly J. Corcoran Art Gallery, sent in care of the funeral home, 522 South Broadway, Pittsburg 66762.