Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.
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Core, Sandra A.
Sandra A. Core - Pueblo Chieftain - June 16, 1999 - Sandra A. Core, 26, of Pueblo, passed away June 14, 1999. Born on July 25, 1972, in Pueblo. Survived by her children, Chauntae Sheerie Springer, Colorado Springs, Jordan Allen Springer, Colorado Springs, and Jesse Chelton Comstock, Pueblo- parents, Andres and Tillie de Pineda, Pueblo, brother, Sal (Vickie)Apodaca, Pueblo, sisters, Janet (Eli Velarde) Renteria, Pueblo, Melissa (Ivan)Reyes, Pueblo, and Teri (Manuel Guzman) Carbajal, Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Fathers of children, Shannon Comstock, Pueblo, and Jerry Springer, Colorado Springs. Sandra enjoyed the time she spent with family and children. She also enjoyed playing cards, bingo, dancing, and gambling. No viewing. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, both at the Chapel, Rev. Ben Bacino, officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at the family home, 1115 Carteret.
Corella, Jerry R.
Jerry R. Corella - Pueblo Chieftain - January 11, 2005 - Jerry R. Corella, 63, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 8, 2005, in Pueblo, Colo. Born Feb., 21, 1941, in Los Angeles, Calif. Survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Mary E. "Cookie" Corella. Jerry enjoyed playing and watching basketball and football. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel with inurnment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions to the family may be made through the funeral home office in his memory.
Stephen Corfell - Colorado Daily Chieftain – August 3, 1876 - Drowned – A week ago last Saturday a young man supposed to be named Stephen Corfell, was accidentally drowned in a lake in the Huerfano valley, a short distance from Butte Valley crossing. Corfell, says the Huerfano Independent, had been in the employ of the Worthington brothers as a horse breaker, and after leaving their place on the preceding Saturday, camped with John Bond and others, about five miles from Walsenburg. Sunday he traveled toward the Apache with Mr. Paul Reed, and when near the lake in question, Reed proposed a swim. This was agreed to by Corfell, and they, nearly together, entered the water. In the meantime Reed asked the other if he could swim and received an affirmative reply. But before any swimming depth had been obtained in the lake, the unfortunate man began jokingly to call for help, stating that he was drowning. This, of course, Mr. Reed did not heed, except to tell him he had better not call out in that manner when not in danger as no one would believe him if he really was about to drown. In the meantime, he swam across the lake and gained the opposite bank. As soon as he was on shore he again heard Corfell call loudly for help, and then seeing he was struggling in the water he swam toward him, but before he reached that part of the lake the unfortunate man had sank for the last time. The body was taken from the lake, and in absence of Coroner Dr. Rothe, Justice of the Peace Worthington held an inquest at Butte Valley, at which the verdict of death by accidental drowning was returned. The deceased was quite a young man, and while Mr. Paul Reed, who saw him for the last time alive, thinks his name was Stephan Corfell, he is not quite positive in the matter.
Corfman, Byron Richard
Byron Richard Corfman - Pueblo Chieftain - February 01, 2005 - Byron Richard Corfman, 77, of Pueblo West, went to be with the Lord, Jan. 28, 2005. Born July 5, 1927, in Newton, Kan. Preceded in death by his loving parents, Carl and Pearl Corfman; and younger brother, Raymond Corfman. Survived by his loving wife, Shirley Corfman of 53 years; children, Cherry (Ben) Carpenter, Jerri Lou Furney (Terry), Darryl (Wendy) Corfman, Holly (Brandon Pool) Rotolo; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and special friends. Byron served his country in the Navy during WWII and graduated from Palmer High School in Colorado Springs in 1947. He received a degree in electronics from Pueblo Junior College. He owned and operated Modern Radio Communications Inc., which was a highly respected authorized Motorola service center for nearly four decades. Throughout his many years in business, he met many of his closest friends. Byron retired in 1989. He enjoyed spending time at his cabin in Bonanza, where he loved to hunt fish and take jeep rides. He enjoyed gambling and traveling to such places as Hawaii, Tahiti and Mexico. Byron served as president of the Pueblo Exchange Club and was a member of the American Legion and Our Savior Lutheran Church. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Jessica Emerson, Dr. Bagale, Dr. Rowland, Dr. Rawat, Pastor Harmon and the Pueblo West Fire Department. Visitation, 2 to 7 p.m. today, and funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005; both at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery, with graveside military rites by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Corfman, Pearl P.
Pearl P. Corfman - Pueblo Chieftain - July 25, 2002 - Pearl P. Corfman, age 103, passed away July 23, 2002. Born in Oakane, Okla., on Oct. 21, 1898, to a pioneer family who had settled in that area. At the age of 13, her family decided to move to Kansas. One of nine children, Pearl did her share of work on the family wheat farm. When the work was finished, she spent many hours caring for and riding horses. After graduating from high school she stayed in the area and taught school. Later she met and married Carl D. Corfman. To this union two sons were born. Raymond, the eldest, died at a very early age; a second son, Byron, was born in Newton, Kan. In 1941 the couple relocated to Colorado Springs. After Carl's death in 1982, Pearl decided to leave the Colorado Springs area and move closer to her son in Pueblo. For the past two years she has resided in Canon City. She will be remembered as a world-class cook whose most famous dish was chicken and noodles. She loved her flower garden where she spent several hours each day. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Carl D. Corfman; and son, Raymond Corfman. Survived by son, Byron R. (Shirley) Corfman; grandchildren, Cherry, Jerri Lou, Darryl and Holly, all of Pueblo; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sisters, Alice Novack of California, Nellie Ulmer of Kansas; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 26 at Adrian Comer Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2002, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with a reception to immediately follow in the Adrian Comer reception hall. Interment, 2 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Margaret Corkish - Colorado Daily Chieftain - September 26, 1873 - Died at 12 o'clock yesterday. Margaret, daughter of Robert and Ellen Corkish, aged four years. Funeral at four o'clock today.
Corkish, Robert (Daughter of)
Daughter Corkish - Colorado Daily Chieftain – September 28, 1873 - The funeral of Mr. Robert Corkish's little girl took place Friday afternoon, and was largely attended. The circumstance forcibly reminds us again that something ought to be done towards fencing the cemetery. Cattle and hogs run riot over the graves, and in many instances almost unearth the corps. The site of the cemetery is a good one, and with a little expense, could be made very beautiful.
Corlett, Jean M.
Jean M. Corlett - Pueblo Chieftain - August 06, 2003 - Jean M. Corlett, 91, passed away Aug. 4, 2003. Survived by her son, Jeff Corlett of Albuquerque, N.M. Preceded in death by her husband, a longtime Monte Vista Attorney, Charles R. Corlett on June 6, 1996. Jean was born March 31, 1912, in Colorado Springs and was a Pueblo resident the past 12 years. She attended University of Colorado, loved to golf and enjoyed volunteering at Parkview Medical Center and Villa Pavilion. Jean was an active member of First Presbyterian Church and past president of PEO, Chapter HQ. At her request, there will be no viewing. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003, in the Villa Penthouse, 1111 Bonforte, with Sally Foulks and the Rev. Dr. Brad Munroe officiating. Interment, 3 p.m. Friday, at Monte Vista Cemetery, in Monte Vista, Colo. Those who desire may make memorials to Villa Pueblo Foundation Fund or Colorado Boys Ranch of La Junta, through the funeral home. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.
Corliss, Lloyd E.
Lloyd E. Corliss - Pueblo Chieftain - July 04, 1999 - Lloyd E. Corliss, 95, passed away July 1, 1999. Survived by his daughter, Mrs. Eileen (Wayne) Jensen of Pueblo, grandchildren, Karl Gene Hedges of Pueblo and Karen Metzger of Boone, Colo., 7 great-grandchildren, Jason Baxter, Jered Baxter, Joe Baxter, Jacob Baxter, Candy Baxter, Brianna Hankla and Cody Hankla, numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Corliss in October 1976. Born Dec. 2, 1903, in Elizabethtown, N.M. Lloyd served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1920-1923. He retired from Dundee Cleaners in 1971 after 42 years of service. Lloyd loved to sing and sang in Sacred Heart Cathedral's choir for many years. He was also a member of the Trubador's and went to orphanages to entertain. He will lie in state from 9a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be held 10a.m. Tuesday, July 6, 1999, at St. Leander Church, 1401 E. 6th St., with Rev. Ben Bacino as celebrant. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 1806 E. Third St.
Cornay, Stormy L.
Stormy L. Cornay - Pueblo Chieftain - June 02, 2005 - Stormy L. Cornay, 11, passed away due to an auto accident on May 30, 2005. Service, Las Vegas, N.M.
Cornelison, Julia N.
Julia N. Cornelison - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 1999 - Julia N. Cornelison passed away March 9, 1999, in Pueblo. Julia was born on July 4, 1910, in Pueblo and had lived here most of her life. She was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church and was employed as an office manager at Pueblo Tent & Awning for many years. Julia was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Cornelison, in 1970. Her survivors include a nephew, Vester Seeley of Florida, niece, June Felder of California, as well as many good friends. Visitation for Julia will be from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 1999, in Block G of the Mountain View Cemetery with Rose Vest officiating.
Cornelison, Lonna Belle
Lonna Belle Cornelison - Pueblo Chieftain - September 9, 1987 - Lonna Belle Cornelison, late of Pueblo, died suddenly Sept. 7, 1987, at a local hospital. Survived by sons, Bryon K. (Connie) Cornelison and Alan W. Cornelison, both of Pueblo. Also survived by brothers, Jerry Lea and Lloyd J. Lea of Colorado Springs. Born Feb. 28, 1935, in Pritchett, Colo. Pueblo resident since 1946. At the time of her death, she was the owner of Unique Yarns in Pueblo. Service, 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel. The family may be contacted at the family home. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Cremation Davis-Wallin Crematorium.
Cornelison, Onel Glenn
Onel Glenn "Oney" Cornelison - Pueblo Chieftain - December 04, 1999 - Onel Glenn "Oney" Cornelison, 64, of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 1, 1999. Survived by sons, Bryon (Tami) Cornelison and Alan (Jennifer) Cornelison; sister, Joy Haun; brothers, Lavern (Roberta) Cornelison, Dorvin (Gladys) Cornelison, and Delvin (Joanne) Cornelison; grandsons, Jason and Justin Cornelison; and friend, Vicky Aragon. Onel worked at the rail mill at CF&I for 30 years, retiring in 1985. He was an avid golfer and played numerous tournaments for the Elks, the most memorable of which was with his brothers. Viewing, noon until 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Cornelius, Andrew Fredericks Jr.
Andrew Fredericks Cornelius Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - April 14, 2005 - Andrew Fredericks Cornelius Jr., 70, went home to be with his Lord on April 9, 2005. Survived by his wife, Alma J. Cornelius of the family home; children, Paul (Donna) Cornelius, Chicago, Ill., Charlotte C. Sims, Aurora, Carin L. Suggs, Denver; siblings, Lionel Williams, Springfield Gardens, N.Y., Franzel Williams, Jamaica, N.Y., Thomas (Alice) Cornelius, Port St. Lucy, Fla., Bernice (Leroy) Matthias, Bronx, N.Y., Margaret (Henry) Carter, St. Croix, Virgin Islands; also survived by five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends. Cornelius came to Pueblo in 1987 as affirmative action director at the University of Southern Colorado. Visitation, Thursday, 6 to 7 p.m. with Masonic Service to follow at 7 p.m. Service, Friday, 11 a.m. Visitation and both services at Praise Assembly of God, 2000 Troy Ave., Pueblo. Interment, Monday, 12 noon, Fort Logan National Cemetery, staging area “B.” Family and friends are asked to assemble at 11:45 a.m. All Prince Hall Masons please take notice.
Cornell, Betty McBride
Betty McBride Cornell - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 1998 - Ruttencutter Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va. Betty McBride Cornell, 86, of Pueblo, died Dec. 9, 1998, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in Pueblo. She was born Dec. 3, 1912, in St. Marys, W.Va., a daughter of the late Joseph Howard and Myrtle Evelyn Sucke McBride. She is survived by one daughter, Joyce Elaine Uhl of Pueblo, one son, Monty Dale Cornell of New Haven, Conn., one granddaughter, Dr. Shirley Elizabeth Salvatore and her husband, Dr. James Salvatore, two great-grandsons, Jacob Salvatore and Asa Salvatore, one great-granddaughter, Mariah Rose Salvatore, all of Pueblo, and two nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Grimm Cornell, in 1991, one son, Gary Gordon Cornell, two sisters and two brothers. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. today at the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Anderson officiating. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. today at the Ruttencutter Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va.
Cornish, Mary Antoinette
Mary Antoinette (Tucci) Cornish - Pueblo Chieftain - May 21, 2000 - Mary Antoinette (Tucci) Cornish, 87, born April 11, 1913, in Pueblo, passed away May 19, 2000. Survived by loving husband, Pete Cornish; children, Lewis Michael (Sherri) Salvitelli, Elaine (Paul) Hunter; stepson, John Cornish; grandchildren, Darren (Christy) Hunter, Laurel (Jim) Forrest, Kenneth (Samantha) Salvitelli, Jeffrey (Diane) Salvitelli and Stephen Michael Salvitelli; step-grandson, Patrick Cornish; great-grandchildren, Christina, Kimberly and Cameron Salvitelli; brothers, John J. Tucci, Joe (Edith) Tucci, Russel Tucci, Sam (Irene) Tucci and Jim Tucci; sisters Lena Tucci, Anna Martlaro and Eve Tucci. Also survived by nephews, John (Michelle) Gillmartin, Tom (Paula) Tucci, John, Allan and David Tucci, Joe (Sherry) Tucci; nieces, Marilyn (Mel) Carpenter, Margaret Ann (Mal) Mudd, Carol (Doug) Heifner, Karen (Loren) McQueen and Debbie Golden; and numerous great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Julio and Giovina Tucci; and sister, Mary (Tucci) Golden. She was a member of Pueblo Aerie FOE No. 145 Ladies Auxiliary and was active in the drill and floor teams as well as on the interviewing committee. Viewing, Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food, donations may be made to St. Joseph Church in her memory.
Virgil Coronado - Rocky Mountain News - November 24, 1993 - Virgil Coronado, 76, of Arvada died Nov. 20 at Mercy Medical Center. Services were Nov. 23 at Trinity Baptist Church in Wheat Ridge. Interment was in Hazelhurst, Miss., at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Coronado was born in Walsenburg. He worked for Gates Rubber Co. and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He was a sergeant in the Army Air Forces during World War II. He is survived by his wife, Catherine of Arvada; one brother; two sisters; one son, Carey of Westminster; one daughter, Paula Chambers of Westminster; and five grandchildren.
Correa, Myrtle E.
Myrtle E. (nee Warner) Correa - Pueblo Chieftain - July 20, 1999 - Myrtle E. (nee Warner) Correa, 73, went to be with the Lord on July 18, 1999 .Survived by her husband, David Correa of the family home, children, Mike Correa, Sharon (Bill) Olson, Tim (Diane) Correa and Doreen (Ken) Amirault, all of Pueblo, brother, Glen Warner of Payson, Ariz., sisters, Rhonda Pieta of Denver, Irene Paulson, Outlook, Wash., Beatrice Blake of Yucaipa, Calif., and Nita Otis of Denver, 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Harry T. and Beatrice (nee Summarall) Warner, one sister and two brothers. Myrtle was born May 30, 1926, in Branson, Colo. She taught two years in Blanca schools and taught Sunday School for 27 years. Member of Family Worship Center. She will lie in state from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. today and Wednesday at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, July 22, 1999, at Family Worship Center, 540 Alma, with Pastor David B. Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Correnti, Anthony F.
Anthony "Tony" F. Correnti - Huerfano World - April 29, 1999 - Anthony "Tony" F. Correnti, 84, of Colorado Springs, formerly of Walsenburg, died April 25, 1999. Born November 12, 1914 in Delouwa to Jack and Josephine Caldara Correnti, he was the owner/operator of Tony's Gas Mart. Mr. Correnti was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Mary Church. He is survived by his children, James "Jim" Correnti, Walsenburg, John Correnti, Huntington Beach, CA, and Terri Gioga, Colorado Springs; two brothers, Joe Correnti, Seattle, WA, and Carmen Correnti, Pueblo; a sister, Nell Houghton, Sacramento, CA; 12 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Haddow Correnti. Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday (today) from St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Burial will be in South St. Mary Cemetery.
Correnti, Carmen J.
Carmen J. Correnti - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 2004 - Carmen J. Correnti, age 80, went to be with the Lord, March 9, 2004. Husband of Ann Correnti; father of Donald Correnti and Carolyn (Greg) Yengich, all of Pueblo. Grandfather of Cara Ann Yengich and Melissa Diane Yengich. Mr. Correnti was the last surviving child in a family of eight and also is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Shrine of St. Therese parish and Pueblo Elks Lodge No. 90. Carmen was a veteran of service with the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the Philippines and Okinawa. Cremation with a Memorial Mass to be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 12, Shrine of St. Therese. Private family inurnment. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shrine of St. Therese Memorial Fund in Carmen's memory.
Joe Corretich – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Joe Corretich is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Joe Corretich: Austrian, age 23, married with one surviving child. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities.” Click here: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.
Correy, William L. II
William L. Correy II - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 2004 - William L. Correy II, 77, died Nov. 15, 2004 in San Jacinto, CA. He was born Dec. 12, 1926 in Pueblo. Bill is survived by his wife Mildred; first wife Edith; four children, eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Graveside service 2pm, Dec. 4, 2004 at Roselawn Cemetery.
Sam Corriente - Akron Pioneer Press - February 6, 1920 - After deliberating twenty-five minutes, the jury in the case of Glauconio Corriente at Trinidad found him not guilty of the murder of his brother, Sam Corriente, on Oct 21, 1919.
Corrigan, Robert E.
Robert E. Corrigan - Pueblo Chieftain - April 05, 2005 - Robert E. Corrigan, 79, passed away April 2, 2005. He is survived by his wife, Emily A. Corrigan; children, Sheila (Leonard) DeMarco, Pueblo, Judy (Daniel) Gaffney and Debra (Michael) Mastreno, both of Rye; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, other relatives; and his special kitty, Tommy. Mr. Corrigan attended Central High School, and served in the U.S. Navy aboard submarines and later the USS Kit Carson. After the Navy, he became a master plumber, and ran his own plumbing contracting business for 30 years. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2005, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Military honors will be rendered by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Those who wish may contribute in his memory to the YWCA.
Corsentino, Anna M.
Anna M. Corsentino – Pueblo Chieftain – September 07, 2006 - Anna M. Corsentino, passed away Sept. 5, 2006, in Pueblo. Anna was born Oct. 23, 1908, in Segundo, Colo., to Andrew and Josephine Ponzi. She was the last living member of her generation of her Ponzi and Corsentino families. She and her husband, Robert, raised their family in the Walsenburg area where they had a ranch and dairy farm, before moving to Pueblo. Her greatest joy was when she was with her large family and her sisters. She loved to fish, crochet and bake. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Robert Corsentino; her parents; her brother, Jim Ponzi; two sisters, Lucy Barcelona and Rose Corsentino; son, Robert Jr.; grandson, Keith Hobbs; son-in-law, Ron Freedle; and her stepchildren, who she loved and raised as her own; son, Joe Corsentino and his wife Eleanor; and daughter, Nell Lee; Nell's infant daughter, Toni Gale Colyn; and Nell's grandson, Shad Cook. Anna is survived by four daughters, Josephine (Mike) Lisac, Pueblo, Sylvia (Charles) Dionese, Pueblo, Henrietta (Charles) Hobbs, Arvada, and Barbara Freedle, Centennial; and her daughter-in-law, Lucille Corsentino, Pueblo. Anna also is survived by 24 grandchildren, James Colyn, David Colyn, Leah Beth Cook, Donald Corsentino, Dianne Wolbrecht, Marion Del Deo, Debra Valenta, Jackie O'Connor, Valerie Cape, Robert Corsentino, Mike Lisac III, David Lisac, Frank Lisac, Paul Lisac, Roxanne Dionese, Colleen Kimbrell, Tony Dionese, Pam Vagge, Darrell Hobbs, Dan Corsentino, Joe Corsentino, Mark Freedle, Scott Freedle and Kirk Freedle; 32 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; as well as nieces and nephews too numerous to mention. Her family would like to thank the staff of the Life Care Center for the kindness and care she received while there. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at the Holy Family Catholic Church, 2827 Lakeview Ave. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Cemetery. In Lieu of food or flowers, the family respectfully requests donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or to Holy Family Church General Fund.
Charles Corsentino - Huerfano World - November 17, 1994 - Charles Corsentino, 85, of Walsenburg, died Nov. 2, 1994 in Canon City in St. Thomas More Progressive Care Hospital. Born June 3, 1909, in El Moro to Joe and Leonarda Piazza Corsentino, he was raised on the Huerfano and was a farmer all of his life. He married Rose Ponzi Apr. 12, 1930 in Trinidad. He raised turkeys and laying hens from 1940 until about 1967. Because of ill health, he entered Trinidad State Nursing Home where he was in residence for about one year. For the past year he had been in Canon City for specialized nursing care. Survivors include his wife, Rose, Walsenburg; four children, Lennie Kakalecik, Pueblo West, Joe C. Corsentino and Andrew "Hank" Corsentino, Walsenburg and Charlotte Brown, Canon City; two brothers, John Corsentino, Walsenburg and Leonard Corsentino Sr., Fowler; a sister, Lena Difatti, Hattiesburg, MS; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral mass was from St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery.
Corsentino, Charles E.
Charles E. “Chuck” Corsentino - Pueblo Chieftain - February 19, 2006 - Charles E. “Chuck” Corsentino, 81, passed away Feb. 17, 2006. He is preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Katherine Corsentino; his wife, Dorothy; and sister, Josephine Wiley. Chuck is survived by his children, Charles (Linda) Corsentino, Debra (Duane) Krenzel, and Gerald (Heather) Corsentino; brothers, Ben (Donna), and Carl (Louisa) Corsentino; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Chuck was a devoted father, was dearly loved, and will be greatly missed by both family and friends. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, and funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006. Both services to be held at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors presented by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Donations may be made in memory of Charles Corsentino to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.
Connie Corsentino - Pueblo Chieftain - November 11, 2004 - Connie Corsentino, 81, passed away Nov. 8, 2004. Survived by her husband of 57 years, Samuel J. Corsentino; children, Mary Beth Corsentino of Pueblo, Joe (Janice) Corsentino, Rosemarie (Dave) Shier, both of Trinidad, Pattyanne Corsentino of Denver and Carla Hendrickson of Pueblo; sister, Sue Lietz of Sacramento, Calif.; grandchildren, Morgan Shier, Darby Shier, Sara Jane Shier and Sam Corsentino; and her granddog, "Lady." Preceded in death by her parents, Liberato and Marianina Tizzarelli. Born in Pueblo, Colo., on Oct. 23, 1923. Connie was a member of Holy Family Church, Ladies Fidelity Lodge, Columbian Federation and Ladies Auxiliary of Eagles Lodge No. 145. She was also an active chairperson for the Democratic Party and was one of the founders of the Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen. She will lie in state at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2004, at Holy Family Church, 2827 Lakeview Ave., Pueblo, with the Rev. Father John O'Flynn as celebrant. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery Mausoleum. Those who desire may make memorial contributions to the Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen through the funeral home. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com. , 81, passed away Nov. 8, 2004. Survived by her husband of 57 years, Samuel J. Corsentino; children, Mary Beth Corsentino of Pueblo, Joe (Janice) Corsentino, Rosemarie (Dave) Shier, both of Trinidad, Pattyanne Corsentino of Denver and Carla Hendrickson of Pueblo; sister, Sue Lietz of Sacramento, Calif.; grandchildren, Morgan Shier, Darby Shier, Sara Jane Shier and Sam Corsentino; and her granddog, "Lady." Preceded in death by her parents, Liberato and Marianina Tizzarelli. Born in Pueblo, Colo., on Oct. 23, 1923. Connie was a member of Holy Family Church, Ladies Fidelity Lodge, Columbian Federation and Ladies Auxiliary of Eagles Lodge No. 145. She was also an active chairperson for the Democratic Party and was one of the founders of the Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen. She will lie in state at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2004, at Holy Family Church, 2827 Lakeview Ave., Pueblo, with the Rev. Father John O'Flynn as celebrant. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery Mausoleum. Those who desire may make memorial contributions to the Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen through the funeral home.
Helen Corsentino - Pueblo Chieftain - December 1, 1987 - Helen Corsentino, 67, of Fowler died Monday, Nov. 30, 1987, at her home. Survived by her husband, Leonard Corsentino of Fowler; one son, Leonard (Jeanie) Corsentino of Fowler; two daughters, Carol Lee Corsentino of the home, Leona (Frank) Micek of Northglenn; two brothers, George Todd of Pueblo West and John Todd of Arizona; two sisters, Susie Nichols of Denver, Anna Cihura of Walsenburg; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by infant son, Ronnie Lee, in 1950. Service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, Faith Baptist Church in Fowler. Burial, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg. Memorials to Arkansas Valley Hospice may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Joe Corsentino - La Veta Signature - October 19, 1989 - Joe Corsentino, 76, of Walsenburg, died Wednesday evening, October 18, at the local hospital where he had been a patient for some weeks. Mr. Corsentino was born at El Moro on May 6, 1913, one of eight children born to Guiseppe and Loenarda Piazza Corsetine [sic]. He was reared on farms at El Moro and Hoehne and here attended country school. Later the family moved to East of Walsenburg where they also operated farms. Mr. Corsentino married the former Mary Ellen Jerome on November 17, 1936. They would have been married fifty-three years this November. After a brief time on a farm East of Walsenburg, Mr. and Mrs. Corsentino and their first child, Patty, went to California where Mr. Corsentino worked as a welder in the ship yards at Long Beach for three years. They returned to Walsenburg in 1944 and Mr. Corsentino began a welding business and later expanded to a John Deere Farm Implement business which he owned and operated until 1958. The next few years he operated a construction business doing earth moving. In 1965, he became an instructor at Trinidad State Junior College in welding and was there fifteen years until his health forced him into retirement the past three years. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, Mr. Corsentino is survived by his wife, Mary of Walsenburg, three children, Patty (Gordon) Kelley, Phyllis Gordon) McKedy, and Johnny Joe (Patty) Corsentino, all of Walsenburg. Two sisters, Lena DeFatta, Hattiesburg, Mississippi and Faye (Jim) Balardetta, San Marco, California, three brothers, John (Josie) Corsentino and John (Rose) Corsentino, Walsenburg, and Leonard Corsentino, Fowler, sister-in-law, Anne Corsentino, Pueblo, nine grandchildren, Ron and Paul Kelley, Walsenburg, Lavonna Kelley, Loveland, Debra (Aryea) Gottlieb, Philippines, DeeAnn McKedy, San Diego, California, Darlya McKedy, Walsenburg, Jacque (Frank) Noga, Walsenburg, Sherri Corsentino, Colorado Springs, Barbie Corsentino, Walsenburg, three great-grandchildren, Brandy Gottlieb, Whitney Kelley and Justin Noga, numerous nieces and nephews. A sister, Pauline Samartino and a brother, Robert, were predeceased. Funeral services 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 21, St. Mary Church. Gordon Kelley officiating. Interment will be at the Huerfano Masonic Cemetery. The family respectfully requests no flowers. Those who wish, may contribute to the Joe Corsentino, Jr. Memorial Fund through the funeral home office. Boies Almont is in charge of the arrangements.
Johnny Corsentino - Huerfano World - November 30, 2000 - Johnny Joe "J.J." Corsentino, 59, of Walsenburg, walked into heaven on Tuesday, November 21, 2000. Mr. Corsentino was born on May 8, 1941 in Walsenburg to the late Joe and Mary Ellen Jerome Corsentino. He was a member of St. Mary Church and president of the Huerfano County Rodeo Board. Mr. Corsentino is survived his wife, Patty Corsentino, three daughters Jacque Corsentino, Walsenburg, Sherri (Dana) Rasic, Falcon and Barbie Corsentino, Walsenburg; grandchildren, Justin and Ty Noga, Walsenburg and Bailey Rasic, Falcon; sisters, Patty (Gordon) Kelley, Pueblo West and Phyllis (Gordon) McKedy, Castle Rock; mother and father-in-law, Jack and Mary Vicic, Walsenburg; brother-in-law, Jack J. Vicic, Elizabeth; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Joe Corsentino on Oct. 18, 1989 and his mother, Mary Ellen Corsentino on May 12, 1998. Funeral service was 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, 2000, St. Mary Church. Internment, North St. Mary Cemetery.
Corsentino, Johnny Joe
Johnny Joe "J.J." Corsentino - Pueblo Chieftain - November 22, 2000 - Johnny Joe "J.J." Corsentino, 59, of Walsenburg, walked into heaven Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2000. Survived by his wife, Patty Corsentino; daughters, Jacque Corsentino, Walsenburg, Sherri (Dana) Rasic, Falcon, Barbie Corsentino; grandchildren, Justin and Ty Noga, Walsenburg, Bailey Rasic, Falcon; sisters, Patty (Gordon) Kelley, Pueblo West, Phyllis (Gordon) McKedy, Castle Rock; mother and father-in-law, Jack and Mary Vicic, Walsenburg; brother-in-law, Jack J. Vicic, Elizabeth; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Mary Ellen Corsentino. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Mary Church. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery.
Joseph "Papa" Corsentino - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 1986 - Joseph "Papa" Corsentino, a resident of the Pueblo Manor Nursing Home, passed away Nov. 12, 1986. Husband of Josephine Corsentino, who passed away July 28, 1 981, and father of Samuel J. (Connie) Corsentino, Linda (Frank) Bartolo and James Corsentino, all of Pueblo, and Andrew (Betty) Corsentino, Denver. Brother of Rose Corsi, Rosalee Pisciotta, Lula Colletti, and John (Mary) Corsentino, all of Pueblo. Survived also by 14 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brothers, James Corsentino, Charles Corsentino, and Sam Corsentino. Mr. Corsentino was a lifelong Pueblo resident. He farmed in the Vineland area all his life. Services, St. Joseph Church: Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Friday, and rosary recitation, 9 a.m. Saturday. Interment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. All memorial contributions may be made to Pueblo Manor Nursing Home in Mr. Corsentino's name. The family may be contacted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bartolo, 902 Lane 27.
Leonard Corsentino - Huerfano World - May 17, 2001 - Leonard Corsentino, 80, longtime Fowler farmer and rancher, died May 15, 2001 in Parkview Hospital in Pueblo. Born Jan. 8, 1921 in El Moro, son of the late Guiseppe and Leonarda Piazza Corsentino, he married Helen Todd Oct. 14, 1939 in Walsenburg. They moved to Fowler in 1968. Preceded in death by one son Ronnie Lee in 1950 and his wife, Nov. 30, 1987. Survived by one son, Leonard Joe (Jean) Corsentino, of the family home and Leona (Frank) Micek, Castle Rock; one sister, Lena DeFatta, Harrisburg, MS; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by brothers, John, Robert, Charles and Joe and by sisters, Polly and Faye. Service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, from Faith Baptist Church in Fowler. Visitation Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Griffy Chapel in Fowler. Interment at Huerfano Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg at 3 p.m. Saturday. Memorials to Fowler EMT's or charity of you choice. The casket will be opened at the graveside service in Walsenburg for those unable to attend the service in Fowler.
Mary Ellen Corsentino - Huerfano World - May 28, 1998 - Mary Ellen Corsentino, 82, of Walsenburg, died May 21, 1998 in Minnequa Medi-Center in Pueblo where she had been a resident for about four years. Born July 23, 1915 in Redwing to John and Larue Killen Jerome, she lived most of her life in the Huerfano County area. She married Joseph "Joe" Corsentino Nov. 27, died in 1989. Mrs. Corsentino is survived by three children, Patty Kelley, Pueblo West, Phyllis McKedy, Castle Rock and Johnny Joe Corsentino, Walsenburg; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Service from Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel. Burial in Huerfano Masonic Cemetery.
Robert Corsentino - Pueblo Chieftain - May 29, 1987 - Robert Corsentino, May 27, 1987. Husband of Mrs. Anna Corsentino. Father of Nell (Clarence) Lee, Houston, Texas; Josephine (Mike) Lisac, Sylvia (Charles) Dionese, both of Pueblo; Henrietta (Charles) Hobbs, Crockett, Texas; Robert (Lucille) Corsentino Jr., Temple, Texas; and Sue (Ron) Freedle, Denver. Brother of John Corsentino, Walsenburg; Lena DeFatta, Hattiesburg, Miss.; Charles Corsentino, Walsenburg; Joe Corsentino, Walsenburg; Faye Balardeta, San Marcos, Calif.; and Leonard Corsentino, Fowler. Survived also by 24 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by a son, Joseph Corsentino, in 1969, and a sister, Polly Samartino, in 1969. Mr. Corsentino farmed in the Walsenburg area until moving to Pueblo in 1953. He worked for Rock Wool Insulation for 17 years and later managed a farm in Saguache, Colo., until retiring in 1973. He loved to fish and garden and was a member of the CF&I Fin and Feather Club and a member of Holy Family Parish. Services, Holy Family Church: Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Friday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Saturday. Interment, Roselawn. The family will receive friends at Holy Family Parish Hall after the Friday evening rosary.
Corsentino, Rose T.
Rose T. Corsentino - Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 2005 - Rose T. Corsentino passed away on Sept. 10, 2005, in Canon City, Colo. Rose was born on Jan. 18, 1910, in Burro Canon, near Trinidad, Colo., to Andrew and Josephine Ponzi. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Corsentino; her parents; her brother, Jim Ponzi; her sister, Lucy Barcelona; and her grandson, Paul Corsentino. Rose is survived by her children, Lennie (George) Kakalecik of Pueblo West, Joe (Frances) Corsentino of Walsenburg, Hank (Mary Alice) Corsentino of Walsenburg, and Charlotte Corsentino of Canon City; 10 grandchildren, Cathy Coatney, Rosalie Glenn, Chuck Kakalecik, Brett Corsentino, Brenda Scott, Abbie Duroux, Charlie Corsentino, Mark Corsentino, Eric Brown and Jeff Brown; 21 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; and her sister, Anna Corsentino. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, St. Mary Church, Walsenburg. Interment to follow at North St. Mary Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to join the celebration of Rose's life at the Iron Horse Restaurant on Seventh Street in Walsenburg immediately following the interment. In lieu of flowers and food, the family respectfully requests donations to either the Legacy Center or to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, both of which are in Canon City.
Corsi, Fred J.
Fred J. Corsi - Pueblo Chieftain - December 20, 2005 - Fred J. Corsi, 89, born Nov. 14, 1916, passed away Dec. 16, 2005. Survived by daughters, Sharon (Robert) Chamberlain and Debbie (Fred) Krupka; grandchildren, Juli and Andree Krupka, Kimberly and Michael Chamberlain; brother-in-law, Charles (Vi) Dasenzo; nieces, Carol (Michael) Johaneson, Mary Kay (John) Cline and Betty Todesco; nephews, Gary Vanderpool and Paul (Rosetta) Todesco. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Ellen Corsi; brother, John; sister-in-law, Helen Corsi; sister, Edith; and brother-in-law, Paul Todesco; sister-in-law, Jeanette; and brother-in-law, Van Vanderpool. Fred was a veteran of WWII, serving in Europe, and retired from the Pueblo Army Depot in 1977. Fred was a member of BPOE and FOE. He enjoyed spending time with his family, was a car enthusiast and loved sports. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. A reception will follow interment at the church. Donations in Fred's memory may be made to the National Osteoporosis Foundation or to the Pueblo Animal Shelter in care of the funeral home. The family would like to thank the Life Care Center, Dr. Michael Rendler and Parkview Medical Center for the special care given to Fred.
Gene Corsi - Pueblo Chieftain - March 16, 1986 - Gene Corsi, March 15, 1986. Husband of Dorothy Corsi; Preceded in death by his first wife, Agnes Corsi in September 1976. Father of Betty (Larry) Antle, Sedalia. Stepfather of five. Brother of four. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Corsi was a lifetime Pueblo resident and worked at Twombly's Auto and Home Supply for over 44 years; Member of St. Pius X Parish, Pueblo Elks 90, and Pueblo Aerie No. 145 (FOE). Rosary service, 7 p.m. Sunday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 2 p.m. Monday, St. Pius X Church. Interment with Elks rites, Roselawn. The family will receive friends at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel after the Sunday evening rosary. Contributions may be made in his memory to American Lung Association.
Helen Corsi - Pueblo Chieftain - May 27, 2002 - Helen Corsi passed away May 25, 2002. Arrangements pending. [Nothing additional published]
Corsi, Jennie Serracino
Jennie Serracino Corsi - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 1969 - Mrs. Jennie Serracino Corsi, Pueblo resident past 60 years, late of Route 3, Box 317, passed away Sharmar Nursing Home, Nov. 27, 1969, following lengthy illness. Member St. Francis Xavier Church. Preceded in death by one son, Charles Serracino in 1930. Survived by nine children, Sam Serracino, Pueblo; Mrs. Jennie Appuglise, Denver; Florrie Serracino, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Mary Garone, Mrs. Gilda Masciotra, Gus Serracino, all of Pueblo; Jim Serracino, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Louise Benfatti, and Pete Serracino, her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lavina Serracino, Pueblo. Sister of Mrs. Elizabeth Faiola, Mrs. Melina Domenico, Frank Mattarocci, Pueblo, Mrs. Mary Corpolongo, Detroit, and Mrs. Tonda Serracino, Italy. Twenty six grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren also survive. Rosary Recitation 7:30 p.m. today, our chapel (McCarthy). Celebration Requiem Mass 9:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Frances Xavier Church. Interment, Roselawn. Family may be contacted at 1016 W. 27th.
Corsi, John P.
John P. Corsi - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 2001 - John P. Corsi, age 77, born June 19, 1924, passed away Oct. 17, 2001. Mr. Corsi is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Helen G. Corsi; brother, Fred Corsi; four nieces, Mary Kay Cline, Betty Ann Todesco, Debbie Krupka and Sharon Chamberlain; and nephew, Paul Todesco. He is preceded in death by his sister, Edith Todesco. John was a World War II United States Air Force veteran. He worked at Spangler's Carpets for 34 years, retiring in 1997. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in his memory.
Corsi, Margery J.
Margery J. Corsi - Pueblo Chieftain - October 09, 1999 - Margery J. Corsi, 75, lifetime resident of Pueblo, passed away Oct. 8, 1999. Survived by her loving husband, John Corsi; daughter, Cleo (Jay) Zarr; son, Michael (Karen) Corsi of Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, Melissa, Charles III, Shannon, Steve, Lee, Crystal; great-grandchildren, Hanna, Ijah, Emma, and Xion; brothers, Max Morton, John (Mary) Morton; sister, Ethel (Ed) Baughman; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Her passion for life was teaching and her family. Memorial service in her honor will be held at 6 p.m., Oct. 18, 1999, at her daughter's home, 1643 West Camino Pablo, Pueblo West, Colo.
Pete Corsi - Pueblo Chieftain - February 17, 2004 - Pete Corsi, 81, of Grand Junction, Colo., passed away Feb. 14, 2004. Born Nov. 17, 1922, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by his wife, Mary Corsi; sons, Ronald (Renee) Corsi of Golden, Colo., and Rick (Janine) Corsi of Grand Junction, Colo. Also survived by sister, Lou Pittullo; and brother, John Corsi of Pueblo. Predeceased by brother, Sam Corsi of Pueblo. Beloved grandfather of Alex and Hilary Corsi of Golden, and Lucas, Brianna and Tamara Corse of Grand Junction. Pete worked as a printer for Rocky Mountain Banknote in Pueblo for 43 years. A memorial service was held Monday, Feb. 16, at the Corsi residence. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 60307, Grand Junction, CO, 81506.
Corson, Belle R.
Mrs. Belle R. Corson - Pueblo Chieftain - January 25, 1938 - Mrs. Belle R. Corson, at Los Angels, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 22, Aunt of four, including Mrs. Anthony Tovatt, Huntington Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Ray Hartley, Pueblo. Arrangements Later. Pueblo Chieftain - January 26, 1938 - Mrs. Belle R. Corson, services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Mountain View cemetery.
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