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Dennis Corrigan

Dennis Corrigan

Wednesday, August 29th, 1945 - Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Obituary

Mr. Dennis Corrigan, age 74 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Capital Region Medical Center.

Dennis was born August 29, 1945 in Jefferson City, Mo. the son of Francis J. and Blanche M. (Suiter) Corrigan. He was married in Brownsville, New Jersey to Terry D. Hayden.

A resident of Jefferson City for the majority of his life, Dennis was a 1963 graduate of Helias High School.

He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. After service in Vietnam, Dennis worked with Lear-Sigler. During these years, he and his family traveled across the world as he worked as an aircraft mechanic. In September 1972, he and his twin brother, Danny, began operating Schumate Chapel Service until October, 1986. Dennis also enlisted in the Missouri Army National Guard serving for thirty-seven years prior to his retirement as a Master Sergeant in 2005.

Dennis was proud of his service to our country and had great respect for our flag. He was a member of the American Legion, Roscoe Enloe Post 5 and the Navy Club. He received the Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Conspicuous Service Medal, as well as, numerous letters of appreciation and recognition.

Dennis will be remembered for his generous heart and big smile. He truly enjoyed helping people and never met a stranger, he loved everyone. He enjoyed cooking for family and barbequing at the armory during the National Guard’s Drill Weekends. He cherished time with his family, especially trips to Destin, Colorado, Washington D.C. and the Dominican Republic.

Survivors include: his wife, Terry D. Corrigan; two children, Angie Plumb and her husband Steve of Jefferson City, Mo. and Brad Corrigan of Jefferson City, Mo.; six siblings, Patty Blume of Jefferson City, Mo., Kay Jones of Jefferson City, Mo., Frank Corrigan and his wife Kathy of Oklahoma, Mike Corrigan and his wife Brenda of St. Charles, Mo., Danny Corrigan of Jefferson City, Mo., and Laura Lee Huot and her husband Phil of Pinehurst, North Carolina; and four grandchildren, Ethan Plumb, Morgan Plumb, Austin Corrigan, and William Corrigan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert E. Corrigan and James K. Corrigan; one sister-in-law, Brenda Corrigan; and two brothers-in-law, Clarence Blume and Bob Jones.

Visitation will be at Freeman Mortuary from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2019.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019 in the Freeman Chapel with the Deacon Tom Gerling officiating. Graveside services with military honors will be held at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Freeman Mortuary.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Freeman Mortuary
    Address
    915 Madison Street
    JEFFERSON CITY, MO 65101
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Freeman Chapel
    Address
    915 Madison Street
    JEFFERSON CITY, MO 65101
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  • Interment

    Location
    Resurrection Cemetery
    Address
    3015 West Truman Boulevard
    JEFFERSON CITY, MO 65109
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nnlake@gmail.com

Posted at 06:15pm
I met Dennis & Danny in 1975 at their service garage. He & Danny were very good to me. I really enjoyed knowing them.I was just a kid working at Dix Nursery. May he RIP & my heartfelt condolences to his family. Bill McIntosh
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Cindy Benward

Posted at 06:03pm
Terry; members of the Corrigan Family: While we are mourning the loss of our dear friend & comrade Dennis, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved one is safe in the hand of God. God Bless MSG (Retired) Dennis Corrigan and the country he loved.
 
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Diane Stroessner Posted at 06:45pm

Murph and family I am really sorry that I won’t be able to make it to the wake tonight but I do want you to know that I am very sorry for your loss but it really touches your heart when it’s a sibling
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Mark Rulo

Posted at 12:06pm
To the Corrigan Family, we won't be able to make it to the wake tonight, but we want you to know that our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. We have had many good times with Mike, Dennis, and Danny, going back to when I was in college at MU in Columbia and the three of you would come see Bobbie and I. We thank Dennis and all of you for those Great Memories !

Mark and Bobbie Rulo
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Mike, Betsy, Drake and Emma Martin

Posted at 10:35am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Billy Barker, Julie Davenport & Beth Davenport

Posted at 10:25am
We are so sorry to see such a great person pass. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
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