Joseph Michael Corazzelli, 86, of White Oak, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at home. He was born October 4, 1930 in New London, CT, and was the son of the late Joseph and Cecelia Corazzelli. Joseph was a member of St. Angela Merici Catholic Church in White Oak and was also a member of the White Oak American Legion Post 701 and the Knights of Columbus (4th Degree). He was a retired Machinist and General Foreman for General Dynamics and was also a former Instructor for Machinists at CCAC South Campus. He is survived by his wife, Marlene A. Runge Corazzelli, children, Katherine (Edward) Kokoszka, James E. (Annette) Silverman and Beth Ann (James) Leonaitis of CT, and Donna (William) Hopkins of NC, 10 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren.
Friends are welcome Saturday, May 20 from 9-10:30 am at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday May 20 at 11:00 am at the St. Angela Merici Church with The Rev. Kevin Dominik, officiating. Entombment will follow the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum, North Versailles. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published May 19, 2017.