Marcia Dearman Corrigan

Marcia Dearman Corrigan, age 77, of Sarasota, Florida and Chatham passed away on November 7, 2020.  She was born on August 18, 1943 to the late Albert Dearman and Catherine Mahon Dearman of Knoxville Pennsylvania.
Marcia graduated from Cornell University in 1965 where she was a member of Alpha Phi Sorority and where she met her husband Michael V. Corrigan.  They married on December 21, 1968.  After working with the Internal Revenue Service and Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, Marcia held numerous volunteer positions in the Ridgewood, New Jersey area.  Marcia served as President of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary and Chairperson of the Valley Hospital Board of Trustees (the first woman to hold that position).
Vibrant, energetic and intelligent, Marcia loved music, played the piano, sang as a member of the Ridgewood, New Jersey Chorus and as a singer and Board member of Key Chorale in Sarasota.  Her summers on Cape Cod were filled with sailing trips and numerous visits from relatives and friends.
Marcia is survived by Michael, a retired partner of the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and her husband for 52 years, her sister Rhoda Dearman Morrisroe and her husband Paul Morrisroe, her cousin James Dearman, her sister-in-law Ellin Corrigan, her brother-in-law Timothy Corrigan and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
In accordance with her wishes, Marcia’s ashes will be scattered over the ocean near her home in Chatham.  Donations in Marcia’s memory may be made to The Valley Hospital Foundation, Ridgewood, New Jersey ( or to Key Chorale, Inc., Sarasota, Florida (