John Norbert MCCORKELL

Male 1919 - 2001  (81 years)


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  • Name John Norbert MCCORKELL 
    Born 05 Jul 1919  St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 02 Mar 2001  Arcadia, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 05 Mar 2001  Montebello, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00002  McCORKELL
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2013 

    Father Patrick Vincent MCCORKELL,   b. 28 Dec 1885, Mara Township, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1957, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Anne Estella FAHEY,   b. 22 Oct 1887, Fairfax, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1972, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F00002  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family June Rose HERMAN,   b. 05 Jun 1927, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 2009, Laguna Niguel, Orange, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Thomas John MCCORKELL
     2. Karen Anne MCCORKELL
     3. Patricia Ann MCCORKELL
     4. Steven Michael MCCORKELL
     5. David John MCCORKELL,   b. 21 Feb 1956, Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 2002, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     6. Julie Mary MCCORKELL
     7. James John MCCORKELL
    Family ID F00001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • excerpt of the McCorkell family notes, by Rev. Edmund McCorkell, source www.ramarahistoryonline.web (circa1971)
      John McCorkell is like his brother in stature and like him a war veteran. He lives in California, where after experimenting with the trucking business has taken up what might be called his familyís profession, serving the public by covering them with Prudential Insurance. His father would be proud of that and also his uncle Pat Fahey, who during his life made an enviable record as an insurance salesman and director with the Prudential Company. John Mccorkell married June Herman and returning the family tradition has a fairly large family of seven. They are--Thomas, Karen, Patricia, Steven, David, Julie and James. John packed them all in a station wagon and drove them over the mountains to his brother Edís marriage in Chicago where I saw their smiling faces at the end of June 1964. Once, if not twice before that date, he made a similar safari to St. Paul to show his growing family where their father had cavorted about as a boy. St. Paul indeed in a kind of Mecca, not only for the McCorkells born there, but for their relatives many of them especially the younger generation, who have been lucky enough to test the hospitality of the old home on Simpson Street. Vince McCorkell died on January 18, 1957. He was always a fervent Catholic. At the funeral the pastor, Father Casey, told me that Vince was the best parishioner he had