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Anthony CORNA


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CORNA, Anthony

Anthony 'Pete' Corna, 80, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 11, 2014 in Austin, TX..

Mr. Corna was born on September 11, 1933 in Danbury, Ct. and was the son of Beatrice and Anthony B. Corna Sr. of New Milford CT. and was married to the late Diane Flynn Corna. Mr. Corna lived in in New Milford, CT until retiring to the Venice, FL area in 1987.

He served in the United States Air Force as a Sergeant during the Korean War. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War Post 1672 in New Milford, CT where he served as Commander. He was also a Commandant of the Odd Fellows Lodge of New Milford, CT. He worked for the Berkshire Transformer Corporation in Kent, CT and Nestle in New Milford, before his retirement and move to Florida. He moved from Venice, FL to Austin, TX in 2008. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church and a proud participant in the Searcher's Sunday School class.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, David A. and Bonnie M. Corna of Austin, TX; daughter Christy M. Corna and her partner Ursula Jorch of Asheville, NC; grandchildren Jessica Corna of Austin, TX, and Sarah and Eric Peterson of Reno, NV; and two great-granddaughters Isabella and Teagan Peterson; a sister, Elsie 'Candy' Backus.

Mr. Corna was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Diane Flynn Corna; sisters Beatrice, Charlotte and Dorothy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Hospice Austin.; 4107 Spicewood Springs Dr. Austin, TX 78759. The family would like to thank the staff of Heartland Continuing Care Center and Hospice Austin for their love and care of Pete.

A Memorial Celebration of Life followed by a reception will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Bethany United Methodist Church , Anderson Mill Rd., Austin. TX.

You may share a message or memory in the memorial guest book online by visiting www.cookwaldenchapelofthehills.com
Published in Austin American-Statesman from May 18 to May 19, 2014
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