Irene Corby

Obituary of Irene S. Corby

Irene S. Corby Irene S. Corby, age 96, formerly of Evans Falls passed away Friday 26, 2009 at the Golden Living Center in Tunkhannock. Her parents were the late Ellis and Mary Alice Winders Robbins. She was the wife of the late Floyd B. Corby, Sr. She will be missed by her children, William Corby and wife Shirley, Walter Corby and wife Sophia, and Charles Corby and wife Carol all of Tunkhannock, Harriet Burkholder and husband Ronald of Leola, PA, and Alice B. Singer and husband Warren of Rome PA. Also surviving her is daughter in law Marilyn Corby of Oakland, MD, wife of her son Archie who predeceased her. She is survived by step children Ruth Greenley, Fern Kromelbein, of Tunkhannock, and Malcolm Corby, of Meshoppen. Stepchildren Oscar Corby, Evelyn Galloway, and Floyd Corby Jr. predeceased her. Surviving her are 22 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Sisters surviving are Frances Boyer and Bertha Scott both of Pittston, & Florence Hunt of Binghamton, NY. Predeceasing her were sisters Anna Krause, Ida Scott, Millie Evans, and brothers Wilbur, Carl, Clyde, Charles and Russell Robbins. She was a quiet and loving person who enjoyed gardening and flowers and listening to country music. She was also a wonderful cook and delighted in cooking for family and friends. Services will be held at the Sheldon Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 West Tioga St in Tunkhannock on Tuesday June 30, 2009 11:30 am with Pastor Karen Ballard officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until the time of service. Interment will be in Eaton Cemetery, Tunkhannock. The family requests no flowers. If desired a contribution can be made to Interfaith Friends or Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen in Tunkhannock in her memory. On line condolences may be sent to www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.
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