Matthew A. Corrozi
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Matthew A "Marty" Corrozi age 93, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 24 2014. Marty was born on February 2, 1921 in Wilmington to Anthony and Rose (Ruggerio) Corrozi. Marty is survived by his daughter Christine and son-in law James Mancini, grandchildren Steven, Carlo and Lauren, brother Nicky Ruggerio, nieces MaryAnn DiBonaventura (Ralph) and Tony Ann Lesniak (Joe) , nephew Jack Corrozi (Vicky) and many great nieces and nephews and his best friend, Mike Pifferetti. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 54 years Eva (Leonzio), his parents, his older brother, George Dearogatis and his younger brother Anthony Corrozi, Jr.
Marty was a veteran of World War Two serving in the Army Air Corps. Marty worked as a colorist for the Bancroft Mills for more than thirty years and then continued his career with the Kaumagraph Company until his retirement in 1985.
Marty was a devoted Husband, Father and Grandfather. Marty had a special bond with his grandchildren who called him "Pop Pop". He never missed any one of his grandchildren's baseball, softball, or football games. Marty always had a bright outlook and his zest for life was contagious. His spirit was boundless.
Marty was a parishioner of Saint Mary Magdalene Church for more than 50 years and a fourth degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus where he served as Treasurer for more than 38 years. He was a member of St. Anthony's Club. Marty loved to dance and had lifelong passions for Baseball, Bowling and Horse Racing.
Viewing will be on Thursday May 29, 2014 from 6 to 8 PM at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike .Wilmington, DE, 19803. Additional viewing will be held on Friday, May 30 at the funeral home from 9:30 until 10:45 AM, with the Mass of Christian Burial on Friday May 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Saint Mary Magdalene Church, 7 Sharpley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803 Interment will be at All Saints Cemetery.
For online condolences, please visit
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematorium
2506 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803-9925
Published in The News Journal from May 28 to May 30, 2014