William V. Corey
1960 - 2021
Joseph Reichel Funeral Service
Nazareth, PA
NAZARETH William V. Corey, 60, of Nazareth, PA, formerly of Wallingford, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in his home. He was the loving husband of Denise (Dorsey) Corey. They celebrated 36 years of marriage on October 12th. Bill was born on December 10, 1960 in Darby, PA. He was born one of seven children to the late Francis Corey and Irene (Vaughn) Corey. Bill graduated from Nether Providence High School, Class of 1979, and West Chester University, Class of 1983. Bill was the Managing Director of the Grocery Division of Phillips Pet Food & Supplies (formerly Valley Pet) for the past 11 years. Prior to Phillips, Bill spent 23 years at M&M Mars, where he was a National Sales Manager. Bill was a lifelong learner, and at age 56, obtained his license in Massage Therapy. He practiced medical massage therapy in the evenings and weekends at Augello Chiropractic. Bill was a devout Catholic and attended mass every Sunday. He was a dedicated family man who adored his wife, daughters, sons-in-law, and grandchildren. Bill enjoyed spending time with his family at their shore house in Sea Isle City, NJ. He loved to cook, especially Sunday dinners for his family. An avid walker, Bill could often be seen walking with his beloved dog Bruno. He loved to end his day with a good cigar, gin and tonic, and conversation. Bill is survived by his mother and siblings, his wife, and his three daughters: Jacquie Cox, her husband Josh, and their two children Oliver and Brooke; Brittany Herrold, her husband Greg, and their son Graham; and Lexie Mengle, her husband Forrest, and their two daughters Caroline and Campbell. Bill will be greatly missed by all those who knew him, and truly left the world a better place than he found it. Family and friends of Bill are invited to a visitation on Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 5 - 8 PM at the Joseph F. Reichel Funeral Home Inc., 220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064. A Memorial Mass will follow on Friday, December 3, 2021 at 11 AM at Holy Family Church, 410 W. Center St., Nazareth, PA 18064. There are no calling hours on Friday, and burial will be private. Face masks are required at all times. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and mailed to 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Allentown Rescue Mission, 355 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101. Online condolences may be offered at www.jfreichelfuneralhome.com under his obituary. Joseph F. Reichel Funeral Home 220 Washington Park Nazareth, PA 18064 (610) 759-0160
Published by The Express Times from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.
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My deepest sympathy to Bill´s family. I had the pleasure of knowing and working with Bill for many years at M&M/Mars. A true gentleman and a great overall person. Bill RIP
Bob Bandel
December 30, 2021
We are sorry for your loss, I have such great memories and a lot of laughter with Bill. It was a special time working for bill. Our prayers for your family.
Neil & Bambi Anderson
December 6, 2021
So sorry for your loss... our thoughts and prayers are with you. I worked with Bill for years at M&M Mars, and more recently appreciated his support for our Mars Fishcare business in his role with Phillips. He was a good man and will be missed by all.
Shane Balcik
December 2, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Scott Peterson
December 1, 2021
May the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace and let light perpetual shine upon Bill forever.
Ann Whitesel
November 28, 2021
Thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.
Bob Pickett
November 27, 2021
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