Stephen A. Corina
1941 – 1998
Stephen A. Corina was born in Dover, New Jersey on May 4, 1941 to parents Aurelio and Nina Bruschi Corina. Stephen had five brothers: Edmund, Vito, Neil, David and Aurelius.
Stephen received his education in the Troy School System, graduating from Troy High School in 1963.
On November 22, 1963, Stephen entered into the United States Army in Albany, NY. Private First Class Corina served as a general supply specialist.
He was honorably discharged from the US Army on November 19, 1965. For his honorable service to his country, he was awarded the Army Good Conduct Medal.
Stephen A. Corina married Ellen (Nielsen) Corina on June 16, 1973 in Melrose, New York and from that union they were blessed with three daughters: Jeanine, Melissa Ann and Jacqueline and two sons, Christopher and Aurelio Stephen. He was the proud grandfather of four grandchildren: Amy, Kevin, Dameree and Trevor.
He worked in the construction field his entire life and eventually became self-employed in the construction field.
He was an active member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Joiners Local 370 in Albany, New York since 1966 and was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Scotia, New York. In his spare time, Stephen enjoyed flying model remote control airplanes and was founding member of the Flying Knights.
Sadly, Stephen A. Corina passed away on April 16, 1998 and was buried with Military Honors in the Saratoga National Cemetery.