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Thomas J. Corner



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Thomas J. Corner, 74, of Shelton, beloved husband to Paulette Saccone Corner, died peacefully August 2 at Griffin Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born in Bridgeport, March 4, 1941, he was the son of the late Edward and Helena Byrne Corner.

In addition to his beloved wife of 50 years, survivors include his three loving daughters, Denise Walker of Newtown, Darlene Corner, and her husband Daniel Garcia, of Sandy Hook, and Dawn Pastore, and her husband Gildo, of Shelton; four cherished grandchildren, Jacquelyn and Daniel Garcia, and Harley and Martina Pastore; two brothers, Edward and Charles Corner; a sister, Margaret Drew; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Lou and Sylvia Saccone, Rose O'Donnell, Thomas Saccone, and Peter and Connie Saccone; as well as many loving nieces and nephews. His son, Thomas “TJ” Corner, Jr; and sisters, Mary Benson and Jean Corner, predeceased Mr Corner.

He was a longtime truck driver for Teamsters Local 191 and worked for many years with Red Star Trucking. Mr Corner was a simple, hardworking man who enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his family. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral services will take place Friday, August 7, at noon, in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. Interment with military honors will follow in Lawn Cemetery, Shelton. Relatives and friends may greet the family in the funeral home, Friday, from 11 am to noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family through the funeral home.

To leave an online condolence, please visit www.abriola.com.

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