"Tears are words the heart can not express"
Adam and I miss you Cory, you brightened our lives.
Happy Birthday Miss Sunshine!
Happy Birthday Cory. Mom and I are going out to visit your bench today. I wish we could hold and hug you. I miss you constantly. Many moments alone I think of you and cry out, slicing bananas on my cereal, listening to music, looking at the green Chicago summer.
To the Queen of Sweets,
I miss you terribly every day. I think of you whenever I see something beautiful. I do keep my window cracked open so your spirit can soar in.
Hi Baby!! I will never forget you and the bond we had! Our spirits were bonded, I will see you again!) Thank you for brightening up every day from the first day I met you! You are so beautiful, smart, encouraging, enthusiastic, sincere, genuine, honest, loyal, funny woman I have ever met! Your an angel and I hope your my guardian angel!
Love you always,
One year ago today we had to say goodbye. It's been hard letting go, but knew we had to try.
We hear your laughter on sunny days, when the wind blows across the lake, and remembering the sunshine of your smile, makes each day a little easier to take.
You are gone but not forgotten, we treasure our years of the past; laughter, joy and love, a tribute that will last.
Angels watch over us, I believe that's true, a special angel named Cory, watches over me and you.
With much love,
Aunt Beverly and Uncle Bill
I taught Cory in Chicago at Northside College Prep. I was her class advisor for three years. I just found the old list and went to find out about my sweet student. Devastated to see she was lost too soon. Much love to her family and friends. She was a bright, caring and funny girl. I am so sorry. So sad. What a terrible loss.
Her full name was Corrina, but we all called her Cory.
Her time on earth was short, yet her life a beautiful story.
It all began one summer, on the 14th of July.
A warm day in Chicago, underneath a clear blue sky.
When Cory was only three weeks old, she was out at Wrigley Field.
Her passion for sports and her love of the game soon would be revealed.
She had an active childhood, a seasoned traveler too.
Spending time by the water was her favorite thing to do.
Her Mom and Dad gave her of love, guidance and support.
She excelled at school, had lots of friends, and enjoyed playing all sports.
Cory faced challenges in her life as all young people do, but with inner strength and courage she was able to push through.
In her last weeks, as hard as she tried, she couldn't change the end of her story.
Her full name was Corrina, but we all called her Cory.
Happy Birthday sweet Cory. We miss you very much.
Happy Birthday Dearest Cory. I miss you terribly.
My condolences! I do not think you would remember me but I used to tutor Steve' mom Lois in French while I was a grad. Student in Iowa City. I vividly remember a nice Thanksgiving with your family in I.C. And Corrina was so precious to her and Steve Prokopoff. We are the African brother and sister who were there. firstname.lastname@example.org
Cory and I attended an acting class together. She had great energy and always took a risk on stage showing great insight of the character she was potraying. She was so much fun to watch.
One evening we shared an "el" ride home. We talked and realized I knew several people she went to high school with and what a small world it can be. She talked of her love of traveling and theater.
I was so saddened to hear of her passing. May Cory's memory always be for a blessing.
I met Cory in college and rarely saw her without a smile on her face. She was a genuine person and I wish I would have known her better.
May God bless you and yours.
So so saddened to hear of the loss of Corrina. She was truly so full of life, energy and creativity. We were in a couple acting classes together, just couldn't believe this news and heart goes out to everyone.
My deepest condolences to your family, my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Corrina and I played a mom and daughter owners of a butcher shop in our Camera One class last fall. She was such a delightful young woman - a bright light, full of joy and talent. I am so sorry for your loss. It is unfathomable. You are in my prayers.
I met this lovely young lady in the Level IV class. She made me laugh. I told her that her comedic talent reminded me of Mary Wicks. My heart was saddened by everyones loss.
I was shocked to hear of her passing. I only met her when she was abroad in Belgium to the university I studied at at the time, during the World Cup soccer. She was so excited to be immersed in that festive atmosphere and just one of those people you'd only need to meet once, to remember forever.
I'll remember you Cory. Sorry I didn't make it to Chicago in time after college to buy you back the beer I owed.
All the strength to her family and close friends.
So sorry to hear of this loss. Cory and I lifeguarded together one summer at 64th street beach and was an amazing girl. My thoughts are with her family.
To Corrinas family and friends my heart is also with yours. Corrina can not be fully described in wonders for all the joy she possessed. I am terribly sorry and extremely sad that this angel is no longer with us. Corrina was a bright, funny, outgoing, upbeat personality woman that is missed.
Her smile lingers in all of our hearts.
My heart broke when I heard this sad news. You were such a joy in acting class. You were so fun loving and funny and always smiling. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
On the first day of our acting class, the teacher had us write down three interesting things about ourselves on a small piece of paper, put it in a basket, and another student would select it at random. We would then sit in a circle and one-by-one read aloud what was on the piece of paper we'd chosen. One of the things that the person had written on the piece of paper that I had was "I have a tattoo of a black cat" (or something like that, I could be wrong). When I read that one aloud, I immediately noticed Corrina bashfully looking away, and of course I knew right away it was her. I will probably always remember that about her!
I'm so sorry to hear the sad news! She's doing acting rehearsals with the angels now and I bet she's waaay more talented than any of them! Best wishes to the family!
To all the family and friends of Corrina my heart goes out to you all. She was a joy to be around always happy, always smiling and full of spirit it's a loss to everyone that knew her. She will be remembered and greatly missed .
I just heard about your passing and it breaks my heart. I remember meeting you last February at Acting Studio. You had this really sweet, fun, loving, energetic yet innocence about you. I remember the "picnic scene" you did and it was amazing to watch you bring your character to life. A sweet young soul is what you were. We spoke briefly about you wanting to do more acting and really pursue it. Sadly, you will never get that chance. I know that you are in a happier place with God, but you will always be missed in memory and spirit here. I can not believe you are gone but you are and will never be forgotten Corrina. Xoxo
May God bless your soul. I am proud to have been in class with you several months back. You were truly amazing and I feel deeply for you and your families loss. You are in a safe place now.
Cory , you will be in my heart forever ... I Love You ! Sharon And Steve you both are in my thoughts .
Cory made our lives brighter.
Sharon and Steve you were wonderful parents showing her a life full of joy.
Adam's Mom - Ava
Steve & Sharon, we have been so out of touch and what can you say when you hear about something like this. We are so sorry. It has to be one of the hardest things in life. Our best to you.
I found out yesterday of Corrina's passing. I am so very sorry for us all...she was such a beautiful light in the world. I was lucky enough to teach Corrina acting and was amazed at her natural instincts, humor, beauty, and generosity. She raised the bar for everyone in the class, including me. She will not be forgotten.
I had the pleasure of working with Cory at Lou Malanti's. We will all miss her. Our thoughts and prayers our with your family.
I found out only yesterday about Corrina's unexpected passing. She was a lovely young woman with a kind heart and quite a bit of talent, as well. I taught her twice and adored her energy, her enthusiasm, and her willingness to explore in class. All of us at Acting Studio were fond of her, and I feel grateful for the 4 months I was allowed to be her instructor. Arms around you, her parents, and all of you who were her closest family & friends. I look forward to celebrating her life with you all.
Sharon, VERY SAD to hear of this news recently. What a lovely young woman whom I am sure you were very proud. Just a complete shock to us. I know that we would be devastated as well with an only child. My deepest sympathy.
Sharon, VERY SAD to hear of this news recently. What a lovely young woman whom I am sure you were very proud. Just a complete shock to us. I know that we would be devastated as well with an only child. My deepest sympathy. Donald
I remember seeing your lovely, busy daughter coming and going from our shared street. I am so very sorry for your loss. Please accept my deep condolences. Your neighbor, Joan Solomon
I had the pleasure of meeting Cory and was in awe by her beauty, warmth and friendly personality. To have experienced Cory was truly an honor and I thank Sharon and Steve for creating a masterpiece of a person in her. Sharon, you and your family have not left my prayers and thoughts since the day I heard the news. I am sending you love and prayers in difficult time. Sending you Love.
I had the pleasure of meeting Cory in person and was in awe of her beauty warmth & friendly personality. She is beautiful and the world was honored to have experienced her. Thank you Sharon and Steve for creating a masterpiece that was your baby girl. Sharon, you and your family have not left my prayers since the day I heard the news. My prayers, love and thoughts are with you and Steve in this difficult time. Sending you love.
I am sorry for your loss. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Diane Sharrow and Rich Clarizio
- Please accept my sympathies on the loss of your daughter. I hope that fond memories will sustain you in the coming days.
Sharon and Steve, words cannot even begin to express our sorrow, you and your family are in our prayers.
Sharon - I'm so sorry about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dear Sharon and Steve,
Your beautiful Cory. Your loss is heartbreaking and I am so sorry.
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. May God bless and keep you and your family during this very difficult time.
Sharon and Steve, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Steve and Sharon, words are so hard to find, but please know we are very sorry about Cory, but glad we got to meet her, and look forward to celebrating her life in February.
My hearth felt condolence goes out to you and your family.
Sharon and Steve,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I only wish I had words of comfort other than you are in my thoughts and prayers.
I cannot fully express my shock and sorrow at hearing about Cory's death. I always loved hearing about her through the years, and she was a lovely person in every way and a shining star. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
My most heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Peace and love to you and your family.
Sharon & Steve - I am very sorry to hear about your loss. My sincere condolences to you and your family.
Steve and Sharon - My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Trish Polston
I was devastated to hear about Cory and it still hasn't totally sunk in. Cory was truly one of a kind, and it will be impossible to forget her. Her family and friends have been in my thoughts. I wish I could make it to the celebration of life, but I will be there in spirit.
Please accept my condolences on the loss of your daughter. My son David Springer went to camp and was a life guard with Cory at Leone Beach, he also sends his condolences. My 23 year old daughter Margo passed away 3 years ago. Please contact me if I can help you as another parent that has also lost a child navigate this uncharted journey. Mavis Springer
Stephan and Sharon, from Hawthorne, to Norhside, to Illinois, we have followed Cory's progress. We are so saddened by her death. Please accept our deepest condolences, Mimi & Kent Kennedy
Steve & Sharon - I am so very sorry to hear about Cory.
Please know that I share with you in sorrow for the loss of your beautiful Cory.