Vincent Eustace Corbacio dies at age 78

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Vincent Eustace Corbacio, a lifelong area resident, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh, N.Y. He was 78.

Son of the late Vincent and Rose Guerrera Corbacio, he was born on July 15, 1940, in Middletown, N.Y.

Vincent was a highly respected and well-loved English teacher with the Monroe-Woodbury High School, retiring after 33 years. He was a member of the former Webb Horton Memorial Presbyterian Church in Middletown and of the Mid-Hudson Area Retired Teacher Association.

Following his retirement, he worked in the Literacy Program at Thrall Library. He enjoyed music, opera, theater, and travel and took great pride in his lawn and gardens. Vincent was very much into genealogy and was the family historian. He embraced traditional family festivities and cuisine and was fluent in the Italian language. He was also an avid reader.

Survivors include his brother, Nicholas P. Corbacio of Middletown; numerous cousins, including Anna Rose Hamilton and her husband, David, of Middletown, Dominick E. Corbacio of Raleigh, N.C., Joseph Corbacio and his wife, Maureen, of Goshen, N.Y., Regina Corbacio Kashmer and her husband, Jim, of Leland, N.C., Mary Ann Corbacio Ronkese and her husband, Joseph, of Grahamsville, N.Y., and Frances Corbacio Wittman and her husband, Robin, of Middletown.

Visitation for family and friends was held April 24 at the Cornelius, Dodd and Connell Funeral Home, Middletown. Funeral services were held April 25 at the funeral home, with the Reverend Peter Johnson officiating. Interment followed in the Wallkill Cemetery, Phillipsburg, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence, 1 Sunrise Lane, Newburgh, NY 12550.

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