Timothy Michael Corcoran

timothy corcoran
Timothy Michael Corcoran, 76, passed away at his Oakton, VA home on January 31, 2023 after his four year-long battle with tongue cancer.

Timothy, fondly known as Tim, was born to Charles “Charlie” and Anna Mae “Nan” Corcoran on July 7, 1946 in Pittsburgh, PA. Throughout his childhood as a member of a military family, Tim lived in numerous locations both abroad and stateside. He attended Paris American High School and graduated from Justice High School, then known as J.E.B. Stuart High School, in Falls Church VA in 1964.

After graduating from The Citadel in 1968, Tim served his country for 20 years in the United States Army. During his armed forces career, he served in the Vietnam War earning the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and National Defense Service Medal among others. Tim served two tours in Germany and one tour in Australia as an Exchange Officer with the Australian Army. Through these assignments, he took the opportunity to visit other countries and become a world traveler.

Tim married his wife Patricia “Pat” in 1986 and retired from the Army with the rank of Major in 1989. He transitioned to the information technology field as a consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton, CDSI, The Orkand Corporation, Northrop Grumman, and Black & Veatch Solutions before retiring in 2011.

Tim was a gifted athlete and coach. He pitched a no-hitter in high school. At The Citadel, Tim played freshman and varsity football, earning an athletic scholarship his last two years. He coached a VII Corps baseball team during his first tour in Germany. Tim was an active skier and enjoyed visiting his Jackson Hole, WY condo with his family. He was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax, VA. Tim had an unfailing sense of humor and a deep appreciation for dark chocolate. He cherished his family as a husband and father.

He is survived by his wife Pat; his children Teige, Ciara, and Caitrin; and brother Patrick. He was preceded in death by his parents Charlie and Nan and brothers Dennis and Sean.

Visitation will be held at Money and King Funeral Home, 171 W. Maple Ave., Vienna, VA on Thursday, June 8, 2023 from 5 to 7 p.m. Services will be held at the Fort Myer Old Post Chapel at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, June 9, 2023 at 10:45 a.m. Please assemble at the Ft. Myer Old Post Chapel no later than 10:30am. For those that wish to apply for a day pass onto the base ahead of time, you may do so via the link below


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Inova Schar Cancer Institute (https://support.inova.org/page/3749/donate/).

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  1. I regret that I am unable to travel to say farewell to my brother. Tim was a pillar of strength to our family through good times and hard times. He was always there for his nieces and nephews. He saw after our parents their final years and managed their estates He was a gifted storyteller who raised the spirits of everyone during family gatherings. He will always be remembered.

    Pat Corcoran

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