Emily Corey (1931 - 2018)

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Emily Jean Corey (née Mundell) passed peacefully in her home on July 21, 2018. She was under the care of Mt. Evans Hospice and was surrounded by her husband, Charles L. Corey, and many loving family members.
Emily was born in Tucumcari, N.M., in 1931. Upon graduation from Tucumcari High School, she attended Eastern New Mexico University.
She met her husband Charles on a blind date arranged by Charles' Aunt Sandy Mecham in December of 1951, while he was on leave from the Air Force. They were married four weeks later to the day on Jan. 19, 1952.
Emily described it as magic. Emily and Charles raised their three sons in Aurora. They enjoyed traveling, able to fly all over the world as Charles was a pilot with United Airlines. Their favorite place for family vacations was Hawaii, bringing their sons and returning many times.
Emily and Charles were members of Friendship Force and enjoyed visiting with fellow friendship families around the globe in cultural exchanges.
When they became "empty nesters," they moved to and fell in love with Evergreen in 1976. Emily was an active and beloved member of the Evergreen community.
She was a member of P.E.O. Chapter FR, served as president of Evergreen Christian Outreach, Titus Woman for Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS), and was a long-time member of Church of the Hills Presbyterian U.S.A. She also found fulfillment in being a real estate broker.
Emily loved Colorado and was a faithful fan of the Rockies. Emily's greatest accomplishments were her family and her ability to make everyone feel loved. She was a true lady who shared her kindness and grace with everyone in her path.
Her motto in life was love people where they're at. She leaves behind a legacy of making everyone feel truly special. She will be best remembered for this.
She is survived by her husband of 66-1/2 years, Charles; and her three sons Craig (Carol), Richard and Mark. She also leaves behind seven lucky grandchildren: Lisa, Chris, Tiffany, Bryan, Melissa, Colten and Carsyn; and three great-grandchildren, Samantha, Maxwell and Elizabeth Jean.
As the matriarch of the Mundell clan, she will be missed by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at Church of the Hills in Evergreen on Sept. 15, 2018, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Church of the Hills, Evergreen Christian Outreach or Mt. Evans Hospice.
Visit www.EvergreenMemorialPark.com for more information or to write a condolence to the family.
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Published in Canyon Courier on Aug. 15, 2018