Monday, June 30, 2014

Arthur V. Corr

Arthur V. Corr, age 89, passed away on June 30, 2014, in Lindenhurst, IL. Arthur was born in Foynes, Ireland, on October 26, 1924, son of the late Patrick and Brigid (Nee: Doyle) Corr.

Arthur emigrated from Ireland to America in 1947. He proudly served in the United States Army as a P.F.C. in the 3rd Infantry Division. On June 25, 1960, he was united in marriage to Lois McGarry. Arthur retired from University of Wisconsin - Parkside after 16 years as a Professor of Management Accounting, having previously taught at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA, and New York University, and as a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and the University of South Africa in Pretoria. He was an active parishioner of St. Rita Catholic Church.

Survivors include his loving wife of fifty-four years, Lois; his children, Stephen (Jennifer) Corr of Gurnee, IL, Cathleen Corr (David) Jorash of Skokie, IL, and David (Samantha) Corr of Niskayuna, NY; seven grandchildren; sister, Mary Corr of Ireland; sister-in-law, Nancy Corr of Ireland; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Lawrence (Dolores), John, and Francis (Maura) Corr; sisters, Katherine (Edward) Buckley, Ellen (William) Treacy, and Josephine Corr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Rita Catholic Church, 4339 Douglas Ave., with Rev. Kevin Mullins O.S.A. officiating. Interment with Full Military Honors will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 5600 Holy Cross Road. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m.

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