Source: The Grand Rapids Herald, 11 April 1949, microfilm owned by Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Mrs. Helen Corcoran, wife of Timothy F. Corcoran, passed away Sunday afternoon at her home, 1000 Lafayette Ave., SE. Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, Bertrand F. and Howard J., both of Grand Rapids; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs Joseph Pfaff and Mrs Lucy Smith, both of Chicago, Ill. The deceased was a member of the Macabees and the Claudian League. Funeral Mass will be sung Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock in St. Andrew's Cathedral. Mrs. Corcoran reposes at the Ronan Funeral Home were (sic) relatives and friends will recite the Rosary Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.
Helen Corcoran, nee Schmitt died 10 April 1949 in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan at the age of 66. She is buried in Restlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan.