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Robert W. Corsaro

Robert W. Corsaro, 78, of LaGrange, went home to the Lord, Monday evening, January 14, 2013 surrounded by the love of his life, Gwen Bakos and his family following a short illness. He was born July 10 1934 in Quinwood, West Virginia. He had lived in Elyria since 1960 for 42 years, prior to moving to LaGrange seven years ago.

He was employed by Brown FinTube for many years, and worked at the Elyria Postal Service for 12 years. He served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict, where he received the Purple Heart Medal. He was a member of the Grafton VFW Post #3341, and the Elyria Amvets. Bob was an avid golfer. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by the love of his life of 26 years, Gwen Bakos; daughter, Kimberley Schilling of Strongsville; sons, Michael (Tammy) Corsaro of Oberlin and Daniel Corsaro of Marysville, Tennessee; and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Stephen Corsaro; grandson, Jordan Corsaro; and by his parents, Tony and Beatrice (nee Nutter) Corsaro.

At Robert's request private family funeral services will be held at a later date.

The family requests memorial contributions in Robert's memory be provided to The Cystanosis Foundation, 58 Miramonte Dr., Moraga, CA 94556; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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