Obituary of Robert E. Corey
Robert E. Corey, Sr., 81, of Shelbyville, Kentucky, formerly of Stockton Springs,
Maine, passed away at Kendred Hospital at Jewish Hospital, in Louisville,
Kentucky on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 after years of declining health.
Robert, was born July 30, 1941 in Searsport to Walter and Mable (Grindle) Corey.
He grew up in Searsport and married Gay French on April 4, 1959.
Robert worked at Maplewood Poultry Co. in Belfast for many years before
moving to St. Petersburg, Florida. There he worked at Alcan Packaging. After
some years in St. Petersburg, he was transferred to the Shelbyville, Kentucky
branch of the company. He worked at Alcan for many years until he suffered
a stroke and was no longer able to work.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Gay Corey of Shelbyville; his sons,
Robert, Jr of Thailand and Randy of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky; his daughters
Regina Snow of Searsport, Maine and Angela Rosengren of Brewer, Maine;
Granddaughters Rachel (Tim) Wilson of Waldo, Maine, Sara (Nicholas) Esquivel
of Douglas Flat, Calif., Ashland (Matthew) Keller of Brownville, Maine,
Kassandra Grant of Searsport, Maine, Nicole Rosengren of Bangor, Maine and
grandson Alex Rosengren of Orrington, Maine. He is also survived by four
He was pre-deceased by his parents, Walter and Mable Corey, his brothers Allen who
resided in Belfast, Maine and Roger who resided in Anchorage, Alaska and his sister
Wannetta Colcord who resided in Sabbattus, Maine.
A graveside memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 1st at 11:00 AM at Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Maine. Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com.
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