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William E. Corris

August 17, 1927 March 1, 2014
William E. Corris
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Corris - William E. Corris, age 86, of Stratford beloved husband of the late Patricia (Weller) Corris entered eternal life Saturday, March 1, 2014 in the Shelton Lakes Nursing Facility. Mr. Corris was born August 17, 1927 in Bridgeport, son of the late William and Ethel (Wilmot) Corris and had been a lifetime area resident. He was a United States Army Air Corps veteran of the Korean War and was retired from Raybestos and Student Bus. He enjoyed bowling and both he and Pat were on leagues. His passion was always working on cars. His love for our mother was never ending. Bill is survived by four devoted daughters, Robin McKenna and her husband Fred of New Hampshire, Tracey Collin and her husband Marc of Middletown, Patricia Garbati and her husband Gary of Milford and Susan Lane and her husband Steve of Virginia; three brothers, Donald Corris and his wife Helen of Shelton, Richard Corris of Ansonia and Jack Corris of Florida; seven grandchildren, Scott Garbati and his wife Cindy, Adam Garbati and his wife Katie, Jennifer Corris, Colleen Corris Tammy Martin and her husband Alan, Christopher Dion and his wife Johnna and Connor Lane; three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Kevin Corris, a brother Robert Corris and a sister Eunice Bertig. Friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St, Stratford. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery will be private. Friends may visit with the family Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For additional information or to leave a message of condolence, visit

Interment * Saturday May 3, 2014 12:00 p.m. Gate of Heaven Cemetery Trumbull, CT * Officiated by: Andy Dzujna

* 10:00 a.m. William R. McDonald Funeral Home * Officiated by: Andy Dzujna

* 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. William R. McDonald Funeral Home

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