Louis P. Corrozi, 75, of Rehoboth Beach, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at ChristianaCare Seasons AccentCare in Wilmington Hospital.
Lou was born June 23, 1947, in Wilmington, son of the late John S. Corrozi and Mary (DeAngelis) Corrozi. He was a graduate of Salesianum High School and attended University of Delaware.
Lou started his working career at Wilmington Trust Company and then joined IBM Corporation. He had a long career with IBM starting in Wilmington and transferred over the years to Pittsburgh, Pa., White Plains, N.Y., and retiring at the age of 45 from their Stamford, Conn., location. After retirement, he and his family relocated to Rehoboth Beach, where Lou started his next career as a property manager with his company, V&P Residential Services. Lou retired from V&P after 20 years to spend time with his family.
Lou was active in his church, St. Edmond. He was a Eucharist Minister, a member of the liturgy committee on the Parish Council and also a member of the bereavement committee. Lou always told people that he was a sexton at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (one of his clients) and a Eucharist Minister at St. Edmond.
Lou and Rita loved living near the ocean and enjoyed walks on the beach. One of Lou’s favorite pastimes was enjoying time on the water with his family and friends in his boat The Gimlet. He loved working in his garden and yard. Lou was a great cook, making pies and was famous for his Sunday Italian dinners known as Red Sunday. Lou and Rita enjoyed traveling, and one of their favorite destinations was Aruba.
Following a courtship that began in high school, he married the love of his life, Rita (Forrest) Corrozi, in 1969. Lou was very proud of his sons, Timothy F. Corrozi of Wilmington, and L. Christopher Corrozi and his wife Robin of Lewes. He adored his grandchildren, Wyatt, Cameron, Jake and Charlotte (Charlie). Charlie was the first girl born into the Corrozi family in 40 years! Lou is also survived by his sister Barbara Corrozi and brother John Corrozi (Ann Marie), both of Wilmington, and many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 28, at St. Edmond, 409 King Charles Ave., Rehoboth, with visitation from 10:30 to 11:30 AM. Interment immediately following the Mass at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Pilottown Road, Lewes.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Lou’s name to Sisters of St. Francis, 609 S. Convent Road, Aston, PA 19014, or Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 625, Georgetown, DE 19947.