Charlene DeCorte

Charlene M. "Char" DeCorte, 57, of 23 Bells Camp Road, Derrick City, passed away Saturday (Jan. 25, 2014) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
Born May 6, 1956, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late George Confer and Margaret Manion Confer, who survives. On Sept. 26, 1981, in St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church, she married Ray M. DeCorte, who survives.
Mrs. DeCorte was a 1974 graduate of Bradford High School. She had been employed in the fit up department at Zippo Manufacturing Co. for 34 years.
She was a member of St. Bernard Church, the Italian Club, and Eagles Club. She enjoyed traveling and loved her dog, Paco.
Surviving, in addition to her husband Ray of 32 years, is her mother, Peg Confer; one daughter, Rachelle (Ryan) Stiver of Atlanta, Ga.; one son, Daniel DeCorte of Bradford; one sister, Deb (Ken) Hannold of Bradford; one niece, Sharon (Kerry) York; one nephew, Donald Hannold; and three great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father; and two sisters, Bonnie Sue Confer and Mary Pat Confer.
Family will be receiving friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main St. Friends are also invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at noon Wednesday in St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the , 1128 State St., Suite 301, Erie, PA 16501.
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Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street Bradford, PA 16701

Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 27 to Feb. 3, 2014