2012-01-13 / Obits

George Anthony Corchia

Citibank Account Manager

George Anthony Corchia, 81, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 30.

Corchia was born in Brooklyn, New York. After moving to Rockaway he became an active parent at St. Camillus Church, graduating four kids and two grandchildren at the school. He also served as a coach and umpire in the St. Camillus baseball league in the 1970s. Corchia served in the US Army from 1951 to 1953.

He is survived by his wife, Mary A. Corchia; children, Anna Wiley of Rockaway Park, Vanessa Corchia of Far Rockaway, George C. Corchia of Brooklyn, New York and Victor Corchia of Hoboken, New Jersey; grandchildren, Nicholas and Michael; sister, Mary Hart; nephew, Ben Forest; niece, Joyce Hart; sons-in-law, Jose Velez and Joe Wiley; and daughter-in-law, Sandra Corchia.

A funeral mass took place at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Far Rockaway. Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.

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