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James A. Corliss

June 19, 1930 June 5, 2019
James A. Corliss
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Obituary for James A. Corliss

James A. Corliss passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at his residence in Pottstown, PA. He was 88. Mr. Corliss was previously a resident of Bridgeport and Conshohocken. He worked for over 35 years as the head diesel mechanic for the Tose Trucking Company, until his retirement in the mid 90’s. James was a member of Bridgeport #1 Fire Police. He loved fishing and camping, and enjoyed hunting in his younger years. James was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict.

James was born in Rochester, PA on June 19, 1930, one of 13 children of the late Roy and Edna (Young) Corless. He was the husband of the late Ann F. (Erb) Corliss, who died in 2002. Surviving is his loving family including 9 sons: James E. (Patricia) of Valley Forge, Michael J. (Jayne) of Trappe, Stephen C. (Fran) of Limerick, Thomas R. (Natalie) of Pottstown, Donald D. (Kathryn) of Chesterbrook, Brian P. (Kathleen) of Blue Bell, William J. of Exeter, Barry D. of Pittsburgh and Gary D. (Robyn) of Glenside; 3 daughters: Karen Drobek (& Sue) of Pottstown, Betty Ann (Gregory) Pierce of Bechtelsville and Selena Ryan of Pittsburg; 26 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to James’ viewing at The Bacchi Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd., 805 DeKalb St. (Rt. 202), Bridgeport, PA on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 10 to 11:20 am; with a Prayer Service at starting at 11:30 am. Interment in Limerick Garden of Memories, Limerick, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in James’ memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Condolences to the family at www.bacchifh.com


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Viewing

Monday

10

Jun

10:00 AM 6/10/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:20 AM 6/10/2019 11:20:00 AM
Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd.

805 DeKalb Street
Route 202
Bridgeport, PA 19405

Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd.
805 DeKalb Street Bridgeport 19405 PA
United States

Service

Monday

10

Jun

11:30 AM 6/10/2019 11:30:00 AM
Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd.

805 DeKalb Street
Route 202
Bridgeport, PA 19405

Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd.
805 DeKalb Street Bridgeport 19405 PA
United States

Burial

Monday

10

Jun

12:15 PM 6/10/2019 12:15:00 PM
Limerick Garden of Memories

44 Swamp Pike
Limerick, Pa 19468

Limerick Garden of Memories
44 Swamp Pike Limerick 19468 Pa
United States
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