Stanley Cory

Stanley Cory, 83 years old, of Yonkers, New York passed away peacefully in his own home, surrounded by his loving family, on February 5, 2019.


Stan was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 1, 1936. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn. Following his active tour of duty in the United States Army, where he was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska during the Korean War, Stan furthered his education at the College of Staten Island and then Westchester Community College.


Stan was the devoted husband of Barbara Jane Cory, whom he married on May 16, 1964. Stan and Barbara enjoyed 54 wonderful years of marriage together. As a loyal employee of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in New York City, Stan climbed the corporate ladder at “The Met”, as it was fondly called by many, and ultimately retired in the position of Senior Systems Engineer after 42 years of employment. Stan was an avid sports fan. He greatly enjoyed watching every and all type of sports. One of his greatest joys was spending time at his beach home in Ocean Beach Bay and Yacht Club in Lavallette, New Jersey.


Stan’s family was the absolute very most important part of his life and he cherished spending time with his beloved wife, devoted children and adored grandchildren.


Stan is survived by his wife Barbara, his daughter, Cindy Woods (Kevin), his son, Gregg Cory (Michelle), his 3 grandchildren, Justin and Jessica Woods and Joseph Cory. He is also survived by his Brother-in-law and Sister-in-law, Kenny and Karen Kozloff and his Niece and Great-niece, Krista and Briana Rizzo.

Funeral Mass Friday, 10:45 AM at St. Barnabas Church (E. 241st Street & Martha Avenue - Bronx). Entombment and Military Honors to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery (10 W. Stevens Avenue - Hawthorne). The family will be present on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 4 to 8 PM at Ruggiero & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Services - 732 Yonkers Avenue - Yonkers, NY 10704 (914) 375-1400