Correa, Douglas J.
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Douglas J. Correa, age 56, of Boardman, OH, formerly of Yonkers, NY and Bridgeport, CT, passed away on March 11, 2013 at Wade Park Veterans Hospital in Cleveland, OH, surrounded by his family. Born on September 23, 1956 in New Rochelle, NY, he was the son of the late Theodore Rosenson and Caroline A. Correa. He was predeceased by his adoptive father, Robert Correa. Following graduation from Yonkers High School, Douglas joined the United States Coast Guard where he served as a radar specialist and traveled to New Zealand and Antarctica. He then earned his Business degrees at Westchester Community College and Manhattan College. He had a long and successful career as a financial printer with several Wall Street firms and had a NY Real Estate Salesman's license. He moved to Ohio several years ago and worked at Spitzer Auto and Preston Auto Group. He spent many hours at the Fairfield Public library and enjoyed reading mystery novels, cooking, gardening and boat shows. In addition to his mother, Caroline Correa, he is survived by his children, David Correa and his wife Melissa of Norwalk , CT, Kathryn, Timothy and Elizabeth Correa and his former wife, Jean Correa, all of Bridgeport, CT. Funeral services were held on March 14, 2013 at the Kirila Funeral Home in Struthers, OH. A memorial service will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Fairfield, CT on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:00am with the Reverend Victor T. Martin officiating. Memorial donations in his name may be made to the Aquinas Fund 1719 Post Rd. Fairfield, CT 06824.
Published in Connecticut Post from Mar. 16 to Mar. 21, 2013