Judy Corcoran Culhane, 61, of Williamsburg, VA, and formerly of East Northport, NY, passed away on October 5, 2012 due to complications from lung cancer.
Judy was born in Woodside, NY to John and Annabelle Corcoran on April 1, 1951. She attended high school at The Mary Louis Academy and graduated in 1968. She earned her Bachelorís degree from Hunter College and her Masterís degree from the Teacherís College at Columbia University.
For 23 years Judy taught at the Cleary School for the Deaf, where she touched the lives of hundreds of young, hearing-impaired men and women. Her passion was teaching, whether inside or outside the classroom. In her spare time Judy loved to read and spend time with her family.
Judy is preceded in death by her parents, John and Annabelle.
Judy is survived by her husband Walter; son David (Rachel) Culhane, grandson Jake and granddaughter Ella; daughter Judy (Ryan) Faubert and grandsons James and Tyler; brother John (Erin) Corcoran and sisters Lynn Aulbach, Joanne Hurley and Colleen Lynch.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation at 1100 Industrial Road, Suite 1, San Carlos, CA 94070, or online at www.lungcancerfoundation.org. A Memorial ervice will be held Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:00am in the Bucktrout Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be private.