Paul M. Corey, 89, of Sweden Valley, passed away Friday, February 28, 2020 at Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY.
Paul was born on May 26, 1930 in Coudersport, the son of the late Glenn H. & Lida Amelia (Roberts) Corey. He married the former Josephine A. “Joey” Yannie, who survives, on November 1, 1952 at the Faith United Methodist Church, Sweden Valley, and they have celebrated 67 years of marriage together.
Paul retired from Pure Carbon, Coudersport, after 37 years of service as a Maintenance Supervisor. Paul was an Army veteran from 1947-1951. Paul was an avid golfer and a long time member of the Coudersport Golf Club. He enjoyed hunting and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Paul was always there to help friends and family when ever needed. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. His family was very important to him.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Joey, are two sons, Glenn A. Corey and Dennis P. (Wendy) Corey all of Williamsport; two daughters, Linda L. Corey of Butler and Lori A. (James) Bollhorst of Coudersport; 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by four brothers; Dean, Hoxie, Rodrick and Edwin Corey, and two sisters, Glendora Chilson and Bonnie Reed.
Friends and family are invited to pay tribute to Paul’s life on Saturday, May 30, 2020 from 11 am – 12 pm at the Sweden Valley United Methodist Church, 1450 East Second St., Coudersport, a memorial service will follow at 12:00 pm with Rev. Scott Ogden and Rev. Tom Shatto co-officiating. Burial will be in Sweden Hill Cemetery.
The family suggest memorial contributions in Paul’s name be made to the Coudersport Golf Club, 839 Cherry Springs Rd, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to the Sweden Valley United Methodist Church, 1450 East Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915.
The family has entrusted the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home 210 North East St. Coudersport, PA 16915 with his arrangements.
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