Cora "Corkey" DePauw

October 11, 1930 – July 22, 2017
Place of Birth: 
Mr. Mlorris, New York
Place of Death: 
Newark, New York
Newark, New York

Service Event Information

July 29, 2017 - 9:30am
St. Michael Church
South Main Street
Newark, NY


July 29, 2017
Newark Cemetery


Cora “Corkey” DePauw

Newark—Corkey DePauw, 86, died peacefully at her home, on Saturday (July 22, 2017)

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday (July 29th) at 9:30 A.M. at St. Michael Church, South Main Street, Newark. Burial will be in Newark Cemetery.

Memorials, in her name, may be made to Life Time Care, 800 West Miller Street, Newark, New York 14513.

Corkey was born Oct 11, 1930 in Mt Morris, New York, the daughter of the late Wayne and Inez Hatch Walker. She graduated in 1948 from Savannah High School where she had been Class President. Corkey started her career with New York Telephone Company as a switch board operator. After the switch boards were moved from Newark, she went to the Newark Developmental Center where she worked their switchboards. Corkey worked eleven years at Comstock Foods Company as a receptionist retiring in 1994. She was a communicant of St. Michael Church.

She is survived by two sons Larry (ReaAnn) and Donald (Mari Lou VanHoute) both of Newark; a dauhter Sharon (Charles) Fisher of Accord, NY; seven grandchildren, Heather, Alea, Damian, Joseph, Lee Ann, Schuyler and Cassanda; nine great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Corkey was predeceased by her husband Wilbur “Bill” DePauw in 2013; three brothers Ralph, David and Larry Walker; a sister Ethel Cox.


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