Gretchen A. CorsilloROCK HILL - Gretchen A. Corsillo, 87, of Rock Hill, S.C., and formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She was a graduate of Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio, with a BS in mathematics. She also took various business courses at Cuyahoga County Community College in Cleveland. Mrs. Corsillo was first employed by TRW in Cleveland as an executive secretary to the corporate treasurer, then by Sardis Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, N.C., as the secretary to the senior pastor, and lastly by the Jewish Community Federation as the executive cecretary to the executive director/president. She was an active member of St. Michaels Catholic Church in Gastonia, N.C., serving in various ministries and groups. She was currently a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Rock Hill, S.C. Her family and friends were blessed to have her in their lives. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Joseph A. Corsillo; three children, Karen VonCannon (Donald), Linda Richer (Ron) and Joseph "Bo" M. Corsillo (Nicole); two grandchildren, Bryan VonCannon and Leah VonCannon Thelin (Greg); one great-grandchild, Jackson Thelin; one sister, Lynn Cathcart; and one sister-in-law, Nancy Dorman. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held 12 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment will be private in Belmont, N.C. Gretchen's color was blue! All shades, all hues. Please help us commemorate her life by wearing your shade of blue. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, P.O. Box 11982, Rock Hill, SC 29731. Condolences can be registered online at basscares.com. Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Herald on Jan. 22, 2014
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