Meadville Tribune

July 22, 2013

JoAnn Troglione Cory

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — JoAnn Troglione Cory, 71, of Meadville died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown.

She was born on Dec. 17, 1941, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Vincent Troglione and Mary Ann Kordic Troglione. She married Philip Cory in May 1990.

She was a 1959 graduate of Meadville High School. She had been employed by Allegheny College and Meadville City Hospital prior to her retirement.

She had attended St. Agatha’s Church, Meadville. She loved spending time with grandchildren and enjoyed cooking and gardening.

She is survived by her husband, Philip Cory of Meadville; a daughter, Leslie Nearhoof and her husband, David, of Pittsburgh; two sons, Michael Sweeney and his wife, Kelly, of Pittsburgh, and Patrick Sweeney and his wife, Joanie, of Pittsburgh; nine grandchildren, Brandon Sweeney, BreAnne Sweeney, Britney Sweeney and Bradley Sweeney, all of Birmingham, Mich., Ryan Nearhoof, Nolan Nearhoof, Owen Nearhoff, Bainer Sweeney and Benjamin Sweeney, all of Pittsburgh; two great-grandchildren, Emma Sweeney and Ella Sweeney; four sisters, Janet Peterson and her husband, Gail, of Meadville, Eileen Gleman of Lakeworth, Ill., Marilyn McNulty and her husband, Larry, of Charlotte, N.C., and Nancy Sook of Myrtle Beach, N.C.; a brother, Ronald Troglione and his wife, Karen, of Asheville, N.C.; her stepchildren, Janice Cory and Joyce Cory, both of Cambridge Springs, and Jeff Cory of Meadville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, James Sweeney.

Calling hour will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial Mass at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Americas Church, 155 S. Ninth St., Conneaut Lake, with Rev. Father Jeffrey Lucas, as celebrant.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Yolanda Barco Oncology Institute, 16792 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Dickson Funeral Home & Crematory, Rocco R. Tedesco III, supervisor, 130 N. Second St., Conneaut Lake.