John Richard Corey

Mar 14, 1940 - Nov 27, 2017

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Farmington - John Richard Corey, 76, of Farmington, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at his home. He was born on March 14, 1941, in Bangor, the son of Harold and Ethel Corey. He was a graduate of John Bapst High School class of 1959. John met his wife of 54 years in 1961 and they married in Orono in 1963. He worked 23 years for Emery Waterhouse as a traveling hardware salesman then three years for Hammond Lumber, before retiring from International Paper after 15 years of service. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, fishing, walking his dog, and his camp on Locke Pond. John was a people person who will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
John is survived by his wife, Victoria, of Farmington; his daughter, Beth Walker, of Farmington; his son, Richard Corey, and his wife, Cathy, of Industry; his four grandchildren, Nicole, Samantha, Vanessa, and Jakob; two great-grandchildren, James and Madison; two sisters, Barbara Willey, and husband, James, of Portland, and Sharon Coffey and husband, Chuck, of Brewer; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, and his brother, James Corey.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. at Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. Donations in John's memory may be made to The Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, Maine 04938. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com
Published on  November 29, 2017
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