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Jeanne-Ann (Skinner) Corbin

Jeanne-Ann (Skinner) Corbin, 68, wife of Ernest E. Corbin of Bayview Road, Ipswich, died Wednesday, October 21, 2009 in the Country Manor Rehabilitation Center in Newburyport, following her long illness.

Born in Boston May 29, 1941, the daughter of Frederick A. Skinner of Rowley and the late Barbara J. (Roche) Skinner, she was raised in Saco, Maine. She was a graduate of the Thornton Academy in Saco and a 1964 graduate of Northeastern University. For several years she taught elementary school in the Lynn public school system, later working as an elementary teacher in Rowley before working as a special education teacher in Ipswich. She enjoyed watching her children participating in sports and theatre, watching professional sports with her family, and home gardening. She will be remembered as a dedicated teacher, mother and wife. She was a member of the former St. Stanislaus Parish, the Sacred Heart Parish and currently Our Lady of Hope Church in Ipswich.

In addition to her husband of forty-three years she is survived by two sons, Christopher Corbin of Somersworth, NH and Andrew Corbin and his fiancée’ Kim, both of Boston; a daughter, Laurie Ann Prescott and her husband  Bernard of Florida; two grandchildren, Riley Corbin of New Hampshire and Quinn Corbin  of Boston, and a brother, Richard C. Skinner of Rowley.

Her funeral will be held Saturday October 24, 2009 8 am from the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich followed by a Funeral Mass 9 am in Our Lady of Hope Church, Linebrook Road, Ipswich. Visiting hours are Friday October 23 from 5 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, 706 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.


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