F. Corona Sr.
(1921 - 2010)
Published in Rochester
Democrat And Chronicle on November 14, 2010
Born December 29, 1921. Passed away Friday, November 12, 2010. A loving
husband, father and grandfather.
Predeceased by his parents, Salvatore and Ersilia (Mannarelli) Corona
of Abruzzi, Italy; by his brothers, Pat, Anthony and Dominic; sisters,
Minnie(Lippa), Dora (Ardillo), Jennie(Argento), Eleanor (Sanger). Survived
by his loving wife of 60 years, Laura(Lenzo); son, Louis Jr.; daughters,
Donna and Karen (Ciaccia); grandchildren, Kristen Ciaccia (Scott), Alicia
Ciaccia and Lauren Ciaccia (Dan) and Luke Corona (Danielle); great-grandchildren,
Santino and Dominic; sister-in-law, Mary (Leo) Corona; many wonderful
nieces, nephews and friends.
Lou served in WWII in the South Pacific and retired after 43 years from
the Rochester Button Company as Purchasing Agent. He bowled, loved golfing,
the New York Yankees and music, especially big band. Lou was the only
president of the Bojaks Social Club, a group of childhood friends and
their wives who remained friends over 70 years.
Lou briefly played professional minor league baseball for the Pittsburgh
Pirates in 1940. He was also respected as one of the best fast pitch softball
players in New York in the 1950's (Mr. Shortstop).
Lou was a dedicated family man, quiet gentleman loved by all who knew
him. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. A special thank
you to all the wonderful caregivers at RGH Dialysis Center, ILS, the RGH
MICU Unit and Lifetime Care. The Corona family would also like to thank
Dr. Richard Constantino and Evelyn Diaz for the many years of care and
At Lou's request, there will be no prior calling hours and funeral services
and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
to RGH Dialysis Center.