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Eileen Corcoran Brennan

Obituary for Eileen Corcoran Brennan

August 17, 2016
Collingdale, Pennsylvania


Eileen Corcoran Brennan of Collingdale passed away on August 17 at Little Flower Manor with her devoted sisters by her side. Eileen was born on the Fourth of July and enjoyed all things patriotic and red, white and blue. She was a 1964 graduate of Collingdale High School and a long- time resident of the borough. She was a dedicated member of the high school alumni association, serving as treasurer, secretary, and chairman of the sunshine and hospitality committees. She enjoyed participating in the alumni events and for many years represented the association in the annual fourth of july parade. She was employed by the Federal Government for over 42 years; working at Defense Personnel Supply Center, The Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and retiring in May 0f 2015 from the Department of Homeland Security. She had a talent for writing poetry, enjoyed singing and spent many years researching her family history and building her family tree. An avid animal lover, Eileen adopted and rescued many cats throughout the years.

She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph W. and Dorothy T. Sowers Corcoran. She will be deeply missed by her sister and lifelong best friend, Dorth Corcoran of Collingdale, sister Lorraine Corcoran Croce of Palm Bay, Florida and brother in law Bob Croce, her favorite nephew Tim Corcoran of Springfield, PA, his wife Jennifer Scheetz Corcoran and grand nephews Nolan and Trevor. She will also be mourned by many of her longtime friends.

Family and friends are invited to Eileen's Life Celebration, from 10-11am, Thurs. Aug 25th, at St. Joseph RC Church, Bartram & Woodlawn Aves., Collingdale, and to participate in her Funeral Mass at 11am. Interment Private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Collingdale High School Alumni Association in Eileen's name for the establishment of a scholarship to be given to a deserving student. Donations can be sent to Collingdale High School Alumni Association, PO Box 1426, Collingdale, PA 19023 (please include Eileen's name with your gift).

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  • Collingdale High School Alumni Association
    PO Box 1426
    Collingdale, PA 19023

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