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Peter A., 60, of Davidsville, lost his brave battle to Pancreatic Cancer June 15, 2017, at Laurel View Village. Born September 25, 1956, in Fort Bragg, N.C., the son of Peter and Margaret (Blasko) Correll, Sr. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by brother, David A., married to Charlene (Garrimone); Davidsville; sister, Deborah, married to John Cozzolino; Barnegat, NJ; nephew, David Correll II; nieces, Crystal Bailey, Nicole Cozzolino and Kimberly Cozzolino; and great-niece, Emma Mae Chabot. Peter was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church, Davidsville. He was a captain in United States Air Force retired with 20 years of service. He was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War and Provide Comfort. Peter enlisted in the Air Force in 1974 and was commissioned 2nd lieutenant from Louisiana Tech in 1983. He served various posts overseas. He was a missiler whose duties included Disaster Preparedness as an executive officer. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, Southwest Asia Company Medal with three bronze stars, the Korean Devine Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Nuclear Deterrence Defense Medal, as well as other medals. He was formerly employed for National Drug Intelligence Center for 10 years as an analyst as well as a teacher's ade at St. Patrick's Catholic School, Johnstown, working for Cambria County Child Development Corp. Peter was a life Member of VFW Post 155 and was a member of the Windber Ritual Team. Family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the George E. Mason Funeral Home, Inc., where Vigil for the Deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anne Catholic Church, Father John Voytek O.F.M. Conv., officiating. Committal Grandview Mausoleum with military graveside service by VFW Post 155. To leave condolences for the family please visit www.georgemasonfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 16, 2017
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