Rosalie W. CorboJanuary 08,2013Rosalie W. Corbo
BRANDON — Rosalie Whaley Corbo, 87, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Our House Residential Care in Rutland.
She was born April 21, 1925, in Schenectady, N.Y., the daughter of John and Florence Whaley.
She graduated from Mount Pleasant High School, Class of 1943.
She worked for many years at Terbush and Powell Insurance Agency, and later at Maurice’s Ready Foods.
She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching baseball and football. She also enjoyed going to “The Track” at Saratoga and the movies.
She was a member of St. Madeleine Sophie Church.
Survivors include two sons, Mark Corbo of Bradenton, Fla., and Paul Corbo of Brea, Calif.; a sister, Florence Cooper of Schenectady; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Madeleine Sophie Church in Guilderland. A reception will follow in the church hall.
Friends may call Friday, Jan. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 1605 Helderberg Ave., Rotterdam, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.
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