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Donald G. Corrieri


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Donald G. Corrieri Notice


Donald G. Corrieri, 85, beloved of many, died on February 28, 2015 in Pooler, Georgia after a short illness. Born on February 21, 1930 in southwest Baltimore, Maryland, to parents Dominic and Edna Corrieri, Donald graduated from Thomas Edison High School in 1948. On November 14, 1953, he married Joann Thacker at Open Bible Tabernacle in Baltimore. He served as a draftsman for Westinghouse for six years before attending Towson State University to study music. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Music in 1965 and continued to study there, receiving a Master's degree in 1970. Having received his education, Donald went on teach for Baltimore County Public Schools, Redwood District, at Sparks Elementary and then at Hereford High School until 1973. He continued by teaching at Parkville Middle School until 1990 when he retired. After his retirement, he taught at Open Bible Day School until 1992. Upon retirement, Donald and his wife Joann relocated to Ocala, Florida in 1992 where he chose to teach part time at Ocala Christian Academy in Ocala, Florida from 1992 to 2007. From 1947-1995, Donald was a very active church member at Open Bible Tabernacle where he served in music ministry, as a Sunday school teacher, a deacon, and an elder. After moving to Florida, he and his wife became active members at Central Baptist in Ocala, Florida, where he served in music ministry, as a Senior Ambassador, and a member of the bowling team. A member of the Gideons International from 1997-2014, Donald served as the president of the local camp in Ocala. Donald is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Joann. Also surviving are: son, Donald J. Corrieri of Redondo Beach, California; daughter and son-in-law; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, and two granddaughters. A funeral service was held on March 3rd in Ocala, Florida, and the interment was private.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Apr. 8, 2015
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