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Joseph Corey

Joseph S. Corey Schenectady, NY – Joseph S. Corey passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Ellis Hospital. He was 91. Born on April 21, 1922 in Saratoga Springs, NY, he was the son of the late Samuel and Celia Pemberton Corey. A long time Saratoga Springs resident, Joe also resided in New Port Ritchie, FL and most recently at Ingersoll Place, Niskayuna, where he loved to socialize. He served in the Navy from 1944-1946 as a fireman 1st Class on the USS Billfish. Joe enjoyed golfing, horse racing and traveling. He retired from General Electric Co. after 46 years of service. In addition to his parents, Joe was predeceased by his first wife, Ann and second wife, Jeanne. Survivors include his sister, Patricia Ruggles; nieces and nephews Jerry (Patsy) Ruggles, Jim Ruggles, John (Karen) Ruggles, Kathleen (Matthew) Orefice, Dan (Kristin) Ruggles and Joe (Sheri) Ruggles; his step-children David, Donna and Debbie Dancause and several great and great-great nieces and nephews. A graveside service with Military Honors will be conducted at 11am Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 in the family plot at Greenridge Cemetery, Lincoln Ave., Saratoga Springs. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Community Hospice of Schenectady, 1411 Union St., Schenectady, NY 12308 Arrangements are under the direction of the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes of 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.

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William J. Burke & Sons - Saratoga Springs
628 North Broadway  Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 584-5373
Published in The Saratogian on Sept. 4, 2013
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