Thomas Corres
1962 - 2018
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Thomas "Tommy" Corres
Thomas "Tommy" Corres age 55, of Brookfield, CT passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Thomas was born February 10, 1962 in Brooklyn, NY the son of Tomas and Violetta (Vega). He received an Associate Degree from S.U.N.Y Farmingdale College, and served 22 years as a Connecticut State Trooper with Troop A in Southbury CT, where he received a Life Savings Award in 2008. In 1980 he competed and placed in the National Men's Gymnastics, and later he became a coach for various gymnastic clubs. Tom's greatest joy in his life was his family, everything he did was for them, and his entire life was centered on health and fitness and was an avid cyclist and a member of St Rose of Lima Church in Newtown. He was a kind and caring man who had the highest standards in being honest and will be truly missed. He is survived by his wife Mary, three children Justin, Jason and Jianna, Corres his parents Tomas and Violetta Corres, one sister Nidza Corres, two brothers David and Richie Corres, also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home 57 Main St Danbury CT on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday 10:30 a.m. at St Rose of Lima Church, cremation will be held in private at the request of the family. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.thegreenfuneralhome.com for the Corres family



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Published in Danbury News Times from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2018.
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February 1, 2018
My name is Kevin Kilroy and I met Tom at the Volvo store in Danbury where I sold him and his family a Volvo station wagon. He wanted this vehicle to keep his family safe. Tom was such a nice guy, very personable and every time I saw him when he came to the store for service we talked cars and goofed around. He always was upbeat and had a smile. I knew from the short time we interacted he was a very nice person and could have been a good friend had we known each other in a different time and place. When he was first found about his condition we spoke about it and I told him I would pray for him and he was grateful. I am truly sad.
KEVIN KILROY
January 26, 2018
We are so sorry to hear of your loss and will be praying for family during this difficult time. All our love - the Henke family
January 24, 2018
Many fond memories of Tommy. Such a fantastic person. Always helpful and so nice. Truly one of the nicest people i have ever known. RIP Tommy. Thanks for all help when i started in Oxford back in the day.
Mark Montefalco
January 24, 2018
Mary,Justin,Jason and Jianna,
We are so sorry for your loss. Mary - Tom's light shines brightly in your kids. He was a truly amazing man and all of you are lucky to have been blessed with such a wonderful husband and father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
The Villanueva Family
January 23, 2018
So surprised and sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. I remember that big smile, a man with a big heart who was always happy and could always bring a smile to your face. Years of working in Southbury together before I transferred, only great memories. Tommy was a true gentleman.
Rest in Peace,
Mike Georgoulis
Mike Georgoulis
January 23, 2018
Tom gave so much to so many aspiring gymnasts. He did it with class, dignity, and a smile on his face. Every person he worked with was better for the time spent with Tom, and this concept he applied ten-fold to his family. Such a loss. He will be missed.
Brian Bakalar
January 23, 2018
Mary, so sad to hear about your lost one. Tom and I met at Club 24 when I found out he was with the State Troopers. We just said "Hello" at first and then got to know one another at the Club 24. We'd share stories of out ailments and surgeries. There was a period of time that Tom and I had not seen each other but sure enough we meet again at the Club and we caught up on own lives. He knew I was a Vietnam Vet and had GREAT respect for me! He always had that smile on his face and was I lucky to have been in his life, but a short time.

Tom will be in my Prayers and so will You!!

Lou Carollo
Brookfield, CT
Lou Carollo
January 23, 2018
Mary so sad to see this I just ran into Tom a few months ago, send prayers for the family along with big hugs.
Kim Parente
Kim Parente
January 22, 2018
Sending light, love and our prayers to the Corres family. Thank you for sharing Tom with our family--he was an amazing coach, teacher, example and friend to our son Jackson, and will be missed.
Carrie Amos
January 22, 2018
Mary, Justin, Jason, Jianna & Family,

So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Our thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

Mamudi Family
Melissa Mamudi
January 22, 2018
Mary, My deepest condolences to you and your family. As a former newspaper reporter in Southbury, it was often a challenge to strike up good relationships with troopers given the nature of my work, but Tom always treated me with respect when I stopped by Troop A during my daily rounds to pick up the police blotter. My daughter does competitive gymnastics, and I enjoyed hearing stories about his competition and later coaching days. We shared many a laugh, and I truly appreciated his friendly demeanor and willingness to help me when I needed information. I missed seeing him when I moved on from the newspaper, and I am so deeply sorry to learn of his passing.
Chris Gardner
January 22, 2018
Dearest Mary and family,
I am so sad to hear about the passing of Tom. I pray for your healing hearts. May God bless you all and may Tom rest in peace. Sending love.
Eileen Centuori
January 22, 2018
Mary, Justin, Jason,Jianna.peace ,love and comfort for you, Tom and all of those he left behind. Tommy was an outstanding guy and such a joy to be around. we are so sorry for your loss.
Dennis and Lisa Parker
January 22, 2018
It is with a heavy heart that I offer my condolences to the Corres family (my childhood family), Mary, Justin, Jason and Jiana. Thomas, you have left many wonderful memories for us to smile about. I pray you are at Peace, in no more pain and in the arms of Our Father. You will be dearly missed.
Lord Grant them the Strength, Peace and Comfort in their time of loss, Amen.
Enid Resto
January 21, 2018
Tom "Chiquito",

You have left this world way too early. I will always remember the jovial approach you brought to work and the dedication to serve the community. You pulled your weight! I pray that you Rest In Peace.

To the entire Corres Family,

I am deeply sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of working with Tom for many years at Troop A. He was always a pleasure to work with, light hearted yet competent during decisive moments. Each of you should be very proud to have had him. Please take solace knowing many share your loss.
Paolo D'Alessandro
January 21, 2018
You are a 101st training troop brother and I will miss you my friend.
Mike Hofbauer
January 21, 2018
Mary & Kids,
My heart is heavy for you all as you mourn the loss of your beloved. May your memories give you comfort. Love to you alL _ Christy Pappas
January 21, 2018
Our prayers are with you all at this time Mary, Justin, Jason and Jiana
Kim and Cat Ramsay
January 21, 2018
Tom was a positive influence on my son Christopher. I remember the one time I meet Tom with our English Mastive. Tom & Chris joked that Apollo was taller than Tom when his paws were on his shoulders. They laughed about that a lot. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. He will be truly missed by a great number of people.
Joan Brightly
January 21, 2018
Dear Mary, we are so very sorry about the passing of Tommy. He was a great guy who always was smiling. Please accept our sincerest sympathy to you and your family. I know it is an extremely difficult time. Our prayers are with you alll. Love, Judy and Don Rafferty
January 20, 2018
Mary, my heart-felt sympathy to you and your family during the great loss of Thomas. He was a wonderful person.
Barbara Garcia
January 20, 2018
Our deepest condolences to the Corres family on the passing of such a great man who had a smile that always lit up a room. You are all in our thoughts during this difficult time. May happy memories of him comfort you.
Scott Bauer Marty Weisberg
January 20, 2018
Tom was a classmate of mine at the Ct State Police Academy . We would run into each other at the range or other training over the years. Happiest man I ever met. Never a bad word , never without a smile. Rest in peace Tommy. My prayers and condolences to his family.
Dan Herman
January 19, 2018
The pharmacy staff at CVS in Brookfield would like to offer our love and prayers to the Corres family
CVS Pharmacy
January 19, 2018
Each time we spoke at the gym, Tom always had a smile on his face and a positive attitude. The time he spent coaching my daughter Kristina and her teammates will hold lasting memories for all. Rest in Peace and God Bless you and your family.
Thomas Caravetta
January 19, 2018
Corres Family,

Sending our condolences, please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. I truly feel privileged to have been able to call him neighbor. Thinking of all of you during this time.

Love,
Tara Kirk, Nathan and Mitchell Lerner
January 18, 2018
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Tom. The Whisconier Middle School Staff is thinking of your family during this very difficult time.
Whisconier Staff
January 18, 2018
Dear Corres Family,
We are so sad to learn about Tom's passing but will gratefully keep in our hearts so many wonderful memories of great gymnastics training, life coaching and just lots of smiles.Fondly, Mattias and The Lampe-Onnerud Family
Mattias Lampe-Onnerud
January 18, 2018
No words can express the sorrow of all who knew and loved Tom. All the years I worked with him , never did I hear a negative word or comment. I am honored to have known and worked alongside side Tom. My sincere condolences to the Corres family.
Tad Derouin
January 18, 2018
Met Tom and the family at Chase Parkway Volvo . He was a gentleman who loved his family more than life itself.
God Bless
Duane Nelson
Acquaintance
January 18, 2018
Dearest Mary my heart is filled with sadness for you and the kids. Although we didn't speak often every now and again I would text Tom just to say hi and that we miss you guys and it felt like the good old time. Tom was the best coach anyone could ask for Collin loved him, his kind heart will be missed. I pray for strength and peace for you and the kids
Malinda McCormack
January 18, 2018
Without question, one of the best men I have ever met in my life. Thank you for showing us all how to be a good father and husband. I will always remember your smile and that big cooler you carried everywhere. I will miss you my friend. Until we meet again....
Brian Van Ness
January 18, 2018
Corres family,
I am so sad to hear of the passing of Tom. He was an amazing guy and gymnastics coach. He will be missed so much. I wish that I could go to the funeral, however, I am away at college in Indiana. You're all in my prayers.
Maddie Witt
January 18, 2018
You always knew you were safe out there when Tommy was working the desk. Great cop and great father.
Tom Daniels
January 18, 2018
Mary, Justin, Jason and Jianna,
I am so sorry to hear this sad news. With heavy hearts, our thoughts and love are with you at this difficult time, Dawn, Frank, Marissa and Anthony
Dawn Masella
January 18, 2018
A great desk an a a goos friend. Prayers go out to Mary and the kids. Rest In Peace.
Patricia Ambrozaitis
January 18, 2018
I am very sorry for your loss and the loss of a brother Trooper he will never be forgotten and will be missed by all.
CHUCK ZEMOLA
January 18, 2018
You were always a pleasure to work with from the time you came to Troop A until I retired. Rest in peace Trooper may God bless you and your family.
Bob and Sharon Gawe
Bob Gawe
January 18, 2018
Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Prayers and love go out to you and your family.
Robert, Diane & Brandon Olivier
January 18, 2018
Mary and family,
Tom spent his life protecting others, teaching others, supporting everyone and smiling every step of the way. He was a blessing to all who knew him. May the wonderful memories help you smile over time. You are all in our prayers and our hearts. May the Lord shine upon you all in this incredibly hard time.
Checco Family
January 17, 2018
I love his family and will do my best to help them through this. He will be missed, He always made me laugh and was a very hard worker. He cared deeply for his kids and did everything for them! RIP Tom
Deb Bisaccia
January 17, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss. Tom coached our daughter and he was such a special person and always smiling. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Lent Family
January 17, 2018
Mary & family,
May all the wonderful times you shared together help you through the difficult days ahead. He will be forever in your hearts.
Sharon Davis
January 17, 2018
Nancy and titi Rosa want to extend our deepest condolences and prayers to tio Thomas, tia Violeta, Cookie, Richie, David and to Tommy's wife and children. Tommy is now in a place where there is no pain and suffering and is now with our Lord Jesus Christ. May he rest in peace!
Nancy Corres
January 17, 2018
Your smile and happy-go-lucky attitude are forever my memory of you.

Rest in Peace Brother.
Ted Wojtusik
January 17, 2018
Our Prayers & Love goes out to you, the kids and the family. Tommy will never be forgotten and Love Always.
"He knew the time of his Departure was at hand, He fought a Good Fight, Finished the Race and Always Kept the Faith"
"2 Timothy 4:6-8" Titi Buchi & Uncle Raymond
January 17, 2018
Richie you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We are sorry to hear of your brothers passing. May he Rest In Peace. The Thomas Family.
Susan Thomas
January 17, 2018
Most heartfelt sympathy to the Corres family from Beverly( Nidza and Richard's 5 th grade teacher) & Jimmy Saporito
Beverly Saporito
January 17, 2018
From the Molinary family we will miss you and you will always be with us in spirit.. give Abuelo and Abuela a big hug from all of us.
Raymond Molinary
January 17, 2018
My deepest sympathies Mary to you and your family. I'll keep you all in my prayers. Much strength and love.
Mike Demko
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