Thomas P. Corey
WOONSOCKET - Thomas P. Corey, 53, of Woonsocket, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 14, 2014. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Fred L. Corey of Woonsocket and the late Mary (Bulwa) Corey.
Tom was a graduate of Woonsocket High School and Merrimac College. He was a captain for the Woonsocket Fire Department and served as fire marshal, retiring in 2012. Hockey was Tom's passion. In high school, he was an All State player, went on to play for Merrimac College, and continued to play into his adult years. He was a member of the Cercle Laurier Club, the Woonsocket Firemen's Relief Association and the Association of Retired Woonsocket Firefighters. Tom loved spending time with his grandson, who was his greatest joy.
Besides his father, Tom leaves his sons, Timothy J. Corey of Woonsocket and Jonathan P. Corey of No. Smithfield; his brother, Fred S. Corey of Woonsocket; his sister, Joyce M. Picard of Woonsocket; and his grandson, Cohle J. Corey of No. Smithfield.
His funeral will be held Friday June 20, 2014 at 9 AM from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, 1409 Park Ave. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Calling hours are Thursday from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Woonsocket Firemen's Relief Association, P.O. Box 395, Woonsocket, RI 02895 or to the Woonsocket Rotary Charities Foundation, P.O. Box 154, Woonsocket, RI 02895.