PORT ALLEGANY - Bernard V. Corsaw, 90, of Smethport, formerly of Roulette, died Thursday (March 15, 2012) in Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport.
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He was born Aug. 2, 1921, in Fishing Creek, a son of Orsey and Lida Morey Corsaw.
Mr. Corsaw attended Fishing Creek schools and was a member of the Fishing Creek Methodist Church.
Mr. Corsaw was a laborer, employed by National Fuel Gas in Mount Jewett.
He loved his horses and used them for logging and for the pleasure of others by giving sleigh, buggy and hay rides.
He is survived by one nephew, David (Ardith) Corsaw of Smithfield, Ill.; one niece, Wanda (Byron) Crawley of San Jose, Ill.; two great-nieces, Ann (Ken) Slotta of Turtlepoint and Becky (Dean) Boorum of Port Allegany; five great-nephews, Chris (Leasa) Causer, David (Cathy) Causer, Peter (Janet) Causer, Jody (Christine) Causer, all of Turtlepoint, and Thomas (Michelle) Causer of Smethport; as well as several nieces and nephews in Illinois.
Mr. Corsaw was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Hazel Causer and Delhia Cunningham; and two brothers, Melvin and Kenneth Corsaw.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 105 N Main St., Port Allegany, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Ardith Corsaw, niece of Mr. Corsaw, officiating. Burial will be in Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette.
Memorials may be made to the Sena-Kean Manor Activity Fund; or Fishing Creek Cemetery Association.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 16 to Mar. 27, 2012