Jim was born October 24, 1947 to Edward and Mary (Gage) Corey in Auburn, NY. He was a 1965 graduate of Skaneateles High School. He attended Central City Business Institute in Syracuse, NY, and graduated in 1968 with an Accounting and Data Processing Degree. Jim retired from Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Syracuse, NY, in 2009.
In addition to enjoying his family, Jim was an avid SU basketball and NY Giants fan. In his spare
time, he liked to fish, golf, antique cars, and collect coins and baseball memorabilia. Jim was known for his quick wit and sense of humor and loved to talk about his walk around Skaneateles Lake with his buddies on March 16, 1963 when he was 15.
Jim is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marilyn (Feeney); his children James, Brian and Michele
(Khasidis); 12 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; his sister, Carole (Kelly); his brother,
Jeffrey; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
There will be no calling hours. Services are Private. James will be buried in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Skaneateles. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Jim to ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter, 135 Old Cove Rd., Ste 213, Liverpool, NY 13090 or ALS Association DC/MD/VA Chapter, 30 W. Gude Drive, Ste 150, Rockville, MD 20850. To
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