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Chief Warrant Officer
Joseph E. Correa, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired) passed over the bar on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at UTMC.
He was born to Maria and Francisco Carreira, April 27, 1925, in Framingham, MA. He is survived by his loving wife, Marjorie, (Lincoln); they were married in 1947. He is also survived by his children, Deborah (John) Sheets, Joseph Jr. (Debbie), and Marie (Robert) Richardson; sister, Keteria (Joe) Taralli of Framingham, MA; grandchildren, Darlene (Steve) Beaulieu, Melissa (Steve) Zervas, and Cortney (K.C.) Fleitz, Jessica (TJ) Waller, and Crystal (Chase) Harmon; 10 great-grandchildren, and many nephews, nieces, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his son, Eugene Correa, and his sister, Judith Schuler.
Joseph raised his children and grandchildren very strict, but his 10 great-grandchildren softened him. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather, and for his devotion to his country.
He retired in 1975 after a 30 year career in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard and was a Veteran of WWII and the Korean Wars. His memberships include: The
Disabled American Veterans, The Retired Officers Association, The Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers Association, Maumee Fraternal
Order of Eagles #2562, and Retired Eagles Activity Club, Jermain Park Shuffleboard Club, and American Association of Retired Persons.
There will be no visitation; the body will be donated to the UTMC, Dept. of Anatomy and Neurobiology. The final resting place of the cremated remains will be Toledo Memorial Park.
Those wishing to donate memorials may do so to The Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers Association, Building Fund, c/o James Creek Marina, 200 V Street S.W. Washington, D.C. 20024-3321 or to a
A private Memorial Service will be scheduled at a later date. Please view our online registry at
Published in Toledo Blade on Oct. 27, 2013