John R. Corbelli
John R. Corbelli, 85, of Williamsville and Batavia, died Thursday (Oct. 14, 2010) at Hospice Buffalo in Cheektowaga.
He was born in Minersville, PA a son of Italian imigrants Carlo and Domenica Tecca Corbelli.
Mr. Corbelli was a veteran of WW II during the Battle of the Buldge under General George Patton. He achieved the rank of sergeant and was the recipient of a Bronze Star for heroism. Prior to his retirement he was a corrections officer at Attica Prison and Wendy Correctional Facility in Alden.
Surviving is his wife of over 55 years, Antoinette Wandryk Corbelli. Two sons and a daughter in law, Richard and John (Jane) Corbelli. Three grand daughters, Mary, Jennifer and Annie. Sisters, Elizabeth and Antoinette and the late Mary Jo. Brothers: Bernard, Sandy, Peter, Louis, Octoavian, Leo and Victor Corbelli.
Visitation will be Sunday from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA. where prayers will be Monday at 8:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph site). Full military honors will follow at the church.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd. Cheektowaga, NY 14427-1480 or American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 3094, Syracuse, New York. 13220-3049
Expressions of condolence may bae made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net
ARRANGEMENTS ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA. RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.