- April 25, 2013
- Mexico, New York
of John's Passing
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“Dr. Corso was one of my favorite professors at SUNY Cortland and a wonderful advisor. Rest in Peace. (originally posted Apr 27, 2013)
1 of 5 | Posted by: Jennifer (Sojda) Prochna - NY
“Greg, my best to you and your family. You will be in our prayers. Richard
2 of 5 | Posted by: Richard Catrambone - Decatur, GA
“Greg, Sorry for your loss. I know you have fond memories of your dad as you spoke of him frequently. My thoughts and prayer are with you and your...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Sereatha - GA
“Greg, Sorry to hear about the death of your farther, a true gerontologist. Andy
4 of 5 | Posted by: Andy Smith - Atlanta, GA
I am so sorry for your loss. It is never easy no matter when it happens.
5 of 5 | Posted by: Frank Durso - Atlanta, GA
Dr. John F. Corso, Ph.D.
April 25, 2013
Dr. John F. Corso, 93, of Mexico, NY, died in Oswego Hospital. He was born in Oswego, son of Onofrio and Santa Corso. Dr. Corso was a WW II United States Army Veteran and a Bronze Star recipient. He was a Distinguished Professor of Psychology, widely published in professional journals, and author of two scholarly textbooks. Dr. Corso worked at the Pennsylvania State University for 10 years and was Chairman of the Psychology Department at SUNY Cortland for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Linda Schwab Corso, children Dr. Gregory (Catherine) Corso, Douglas Corso, and Christine Corso Baranak. He has 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM Monday at St. Anne's Mother of Mary, Mexico, NY where Rev. John Canorro will celebrate a mass of Christian Burial. Committal services will be held at All Saint's Mausoleum, St. Peter's Cemetery, Oswego where the Mexico VFW Post #369 will bestow military honors. Entombment will be held at St. Paul's Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours will be conducted Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St., Oswego. Contributions may be made to the Estate of Dr. John F. Corso c/o Greg Corso 2825 Abbottswell Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30022.