The BIA is sadden to announce the passing of Beth Anne McCorquodale (nee Barnett). She was a loving, supportive and proud mother of her four children and seven grandchildren. She volunteered throughout her life including at: Windsor Downtown Mission, Alicia Mason School, Glenwood United Church and Lakeview Presbyterian Church as a Sunday School Teacher, New Orleans Literacy Program STAIR and the Program of Hope for the homeless of New Orleans. Beth McCorquodale was an active member of the Program of Hope Advisory Board for a number of years. Family and Philanthropy were very important to her. Beth was extremely empathetic especially for those in need so donations to the
Shirley Higgins reflected on Beth Anne McCorquodale with the following remarks "Beth was dedicated to helping others as was demonstrated by her volunteer efforts at the Program of Hope at First Presbyterian Church. She had a way of striking up a friendly conversation with anyone she met. Beth loved baking, preparing meals, puzzles, painting, singing, gardening, reading and spending time with her family and friends. She was loved by her husband, Alex, 4 children and 7 grandchildren. Beth’s smile and laughter will truly be missed by everyone, but especially the Program of Hope volunteers and clients."
Bethanie Mangigian shared the following sentiments about Beth Anne McCorquodale. "We want to recognize Beth's long-term commitment and care as a volunteer with the Program of Hope ministry. Her contributions to support individuals who are unhoused will always be appreciated and seen for the generous spirit in which they were provided, and it's her kindness and compassion that will most be missed. Although her absence will be felt, so too, will her abiding care for our Broadmoor community. We send our heartfelt thanks and condolences to the whole McCorquodale family."
The Broadmoor Improvement Association will deeply miss Beth Anne McCorquodale and we thank her for her service.