Marie Corsentino died Jan. 24, 2009, at Garden Square at Westlake Assisted Living in Greeley.Marie was born Nov. 4, 1917, in Pueblo, to James and Catherine (LaBella) Parlapiano. She grew up on a vegetable farm near Pueblo until she was 21 years old. Marie married Charles Corsentino on Nov. 27, 1938, in Pueblo. They moved to the Brighton area, where she and her husband farmed until 1964. They moved to Glenwood Springs and bought Storm King Mobile Home Park, which she and her husband owned and operated. After Charles passed away, she relocated to Greeley and continued to raise her children. Mrs. Corsentino enjoyed being with her family and cooking for them. She also enjoyed watching soap operas and baseball, gardening, bowling and listening to music. Mrs. Corsentino was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church. She will be remembered as being a very independent and religious woman.Survivors include children Lee (Nancy) Corsentino of Wiggins, Sylvia (Gary) Goddard of Mesa, Ariz., Jim (Sue) Corsentino of Glenwood Springs, Cheryl (Mike) Kurtz of Firestone, and Donna (Doug) Walker of Fort Lupton; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and sister Rose Conway of Pueblo.Marie was preceded in death by her husband; daughter Catherine Formby; grandson Bryan Formby; brothers Mike Parlapiano, Carl Parlapiano, Sam Parlapiano, Charles Todesco, Joe Todesco and Paul Todesco; and sisters Grace Plutt, Jeanne Polidori and Mary Geanetta. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the Adamson Chapel with a Recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m.Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at St. Marys Catholic Church, 2222 23rd Ave. in Greeley.Interment will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs, Memorial Contributions may be made to Garden Square Assisted Living c/o Adamson Funeral & Cremation Services, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634. Condolences may be left for the family at http://www.adamsonchapels.com.
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