June 7, 1923 - February 27, 2020
Surrounded by loved ones, long time Butte resident, Frances Corcoran, age 96, passed away on February 27, 2020. She was born at the family home in Elk Park, Montana, on June 7, 1923, to Louis and Rose (Cappa) Bugni. Growing up in McQueen, she attended Holy Savior Grammar School and Girl's Central High School for about 1½ years. At age fifteen, Fran entered McCarroll's Beauty College and graduated at age sixteen. Fran worked at the Symon's Department Store Beauty Shop, and the Edison Beauty Shop located in the Metals Bank Building before becoming the manager at Hennessey's Department Store Beauty Shop at the young age of 23. During her life, she worked at several other beauty shops in Butte, Long Beach, California and Las Vegas, Nevada. Later in life she had a beauty shop in the basement of her home on Dewey Blvd. She married John Corcoran on the morning of November 27th, 1948, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Butte. Fran and John lived in Long Beach, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada, before moving home to Butte in 1965. In the fall of 2006, Fran and John moved into their "cottage" at The Marquis, now known as The Springs Living at Butte. Her husband, John Corcoran, passed away in 2007, and in the fall of 2014, Fran moved to the Springs Assisted Living Community. Fran is preceded in death by her sister, Dolores (Dolly) Dunbar, and brothers, Charlie Bugni and Louis Bugni. She is survived by her sister-in-law Barbara Bugni and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and treasured friends. Memorials are requested to be made to the Caregivers Support Group at the Belmont Senior Center, 515 E. Mercury Street, Butte, Montana, 59701. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning, March 3rd at 11:00 o’clock at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Her family will receive friends beginning at 10 o’clock. A reception will follow at the Springs Living of Butte, 300 Mt. Highland Drive. A private interment at Holy Cross Cemetery will take place at a later date.
Surrounded by loved ones, long time Butte resident, Frances Corcoran, age 96, passed away on February 27, 2020. She was born at the family home in Elk Park, Montana, on June 7, 1923, to Louis and Rose (Cappa) Bugni. Growing up in McQueen,... View Obituary & Service Information
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