Obituary: Marion J. Corbett

Marion J. Corbett

NAUGATUCK — Marion J. Corbett, 87, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully Jan. 25, 2018 surrounded by her large family.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, James J. Corbett, of 46 years; mother, Sarah, and father, John Moodie, of the Bronx; sister, Mary Siconolfi of New Jersey, and infant brother, Bobby. She is survived by her sister, Patricia Shiels of the Bronx; her seven sons, James, Thomas, Robert, Patrick, Daniel, Peter and John; her two daughters, Anne and Cathy; her five daughters-in-law, Pauline, Darlene, Mary, Laura and Theresa; her two sons-in-law, Scott Thomas and Scott Hennessey; her 12 grandchildren, Crystal (fiancé Joe), Adam (wife Vanessa), Amy (husband Ricky), Jason (fiancé Diana), Patrick (wife Angelique), Michael (girlfriend Lindsey), Jennifer (boyfriend Justin), Shannon, Peter, Tyler, Donna (husband Roy) and Jaime (husband Steve); her six great-grandchildren, Alex, Emma, Landon, Rylan, Stephen, and one child soon to be born in May; her many nieces and nephews in New York, New Jersey, and in the South, as well as her many good friends.

She worked on Wall Street NYC as a young woman, at Peter Paul of Naugatuck for many years and as a visiting nurse of Waterbury for a few years. A devout Catholic and a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi of Naugatuck and then a long time, devoted parishioner of St. Vincent Ferrer of Naugatuck. There she taught CCD classes for a few years. She was a member of the St. Vincent’s Ladies Guild and a Eucharistic Minister visiting the local nursing homes to deliver comfort. She enjoyed her many good friends at St. Vincent’s doing charity work and the like. She helped raise her grandchildren and spent a lot of time with her family and the vacations they took together. She enjoyed crocheting, classic movies, beautiful music, bingo, scrabble and trivia. She was always good, kind and caring and will be dearly missed by all of us.

A special thanks to the CNA’s and nurses at Regal Care in Prospect and at Glendale Health Care Center in Naugatuck for their special care of our mom.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck. Everyone is asked to please meet at church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Calling hours are Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the St. Vincent Ferrer Church Ladies Guild, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770, so that they may continue doing their great work.

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