Sister Anne Barat Corcoran, R.S.H.M.

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Sister Anne Barat Corcoran, R.S.H.M., who taught in the New York area and served as a nurse overseas, died May 7 at Marymount Convent, Tarrytown. She was 96.

Sister Anne Barat taught at the Academy of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Manhattan, and at St. Thomas Aquinas School, the Bronx, simultaneously, 1967-1970. 

At Marymount College, Tarrytown, she was the college infirmarian and taught biology, 1953-1967. She was the school nurse at Sacred Heart of Mary High School, the Bronx, 1974-1976.

She served on the Eastern American Provincial Leadership Board, as the area representative for Africa and Europe, 1970-1973. She later served as a nurse in Zimbabwe, where she was also a midwife, and Virginia.

Born in Newport, R.I., she entered the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary in 1951 and made final vows in 1958. She held a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Marymount College, a master’s in nursing from Yale University in New Haven, Conn., and master’s in theology from Manhattan College, the Bronx.

She is survived by her brothers, Michael Corcoran and Edward Corcoran. 

A Funeral Mass was offered May 11 at Marymount Convent. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery in White Plains.