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Judith Ellen 'Judy' McCorkel passes away at age 79

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Judith Ellen "Judy" (Watson) McCorkel, age 79 of Porter, IN, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019.

She was born on May 25, 1940, in Chicago, IL.

Judy is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, David McCorkel of Porter; two daughters, Julie (Martin) Proctor of Groveland, FL, Laura (Michael) Morrissey of Castle Rock, CO; son, Brian (Lori) McCorkel of Chesterton; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Patricia Green of Oregon, and Roberta Reisner of California; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, June (Larson) Zabransky; father, Richard Watson; son, Timothy McCorkel.

Judy retired from the Duneland School Corporation following over 34 years of service. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Chesterton. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Judy's family will be having a Celebration of her Life to be held at a later date.

Arrangements handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 6/11/2019





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