Phyllis M Ream Corricelli, 91

Phyllis M Ream Corricelli, 91, North Manchester, died at 5:12 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester.

She was born on Jan. 10, 1924, in North Manchester to Kenny Ream and Estella (Williams) both deceased.  She attended grade school at Martha Winesburg and graduated Central High School in 1942.  During World War II she worked at the Honeywell Factory in Wabash during which time she was selected as the official pin up girl for the U.S. Naval ship USS Wabash.  She was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #1518 and the American Legion Auxiliary post No.215 of North Manchester.  She was a member of St Robert's Bellarmine Catholic Church, North Manchester.

She was a secretary at Bendix Abrasives and Bryon Manufacturing both in North Manchester for many years.   She enjoyed wintering in La Jolla, Calif., with her daughter, Angela.  According to her husband Bart, Phyllis, known as "Babe" to Bart, was the greatest homemaker and cook.  And in his words "I loved her dearly and deeply"

She married A.V. "Bart" Corricelli on Aug. 20, 1948, and he survives.  She is also survived by two sons, Mikel J. Corricelli, Nashville, Tenn., and Patrick J. (Sue) Corricelli, Peoria, Ill.; a  daughter, Angela J (Scott) Goodwin, Sarasota, Fla.;  a sister, Sally Betten, North Manchester.  She is also survived by three grandchildren:  Chase Corricelli, Spencer Goodwin, and Halle Goodwin, and one great -randson, Dominic Corricelli. 

One brother, Kenneth Ream, is deceased.   Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester.  Friends may call Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. at McKee Mortuary.  Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate.  Burial will be at a later date. 

For those who wish to honor the memory of Phyllis, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 50 E 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN  46240.

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Posted on 2015 Sep 01