Obituary of Gay E. Corey
Gay E. Corey, 81, of Shelbyville, Kentucky, formerly of Stockton Springs,
Maine, passed away at Masonic Nursing Home in Shelbyville, Kentucky on
Sunday, May 14, 2023 after years of declining health.
Gay was born July 3, 1941 in Stockton Springs to Charles and Violet (Clements) French.
She grew up in Stockton Springs and attended schools there. She was married to
Robert Corey on April 4, 1959.
Robert and Gay moved to St. Petersburg, Florida in 1987. Robert worked for
Alcan Packaging in St. Petersburg for a period of time and later transferred to the
Shelbyville, Kentucky branch of the company. They remained in Shelbyville when
Robert retired due to a stroke.
Gay is survived by her sons, Robert, Jr of Thailand and Randy of Lawrenceburg,
Kentucky; her 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 and four great grandchildren.
She is also survived by her sister Joyce Dean of Bucksport and her brother Gerry (Phoebe) French of Searsport.
She was pre-deceased by her husband Robert Corey, her parents Charles and Violet
French; sisters Virginia French, Selma French, Arlene Johnson and brothers Clayton
French and Terry French.
There will be a graveside memorial service on Thursday, June 1st at 11:00 AM at the Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Maine. ripostafh.com
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