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Edwin Corey

Edwin Corey

Edwin Lowell Corey, 90, of Springfield died April 12, 2020. Born and raised in Newark, he lived in Irvington for a short time and then in Springfield for 70 years. He also had a summer home in Long Branch.

Mr. Corey, a CPA, worked for the IRS for 35 years and was the president of the union. After that, he opened his own practice in Springfield.

He graduated from Weequahic High School, Newark, and Rutgers University.

He served in the Army for two years during the Korean War as a corporal.

He enjoyed traveling, reading, fishing, and swimming.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joan (Rosenberg); two sons, Michael (Rosa Travares) of Cranford and David of Springfield; his daughter, Frances (Gary Katz) of North Caldwell; four grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

Services were held April 16 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.

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