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Sandusky, OH 44870
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Henry J. Corso

Henry J. Corso, 88, Sandusky, died Monday, March 14, 2011, in the Ohio Veterans Home.

He was born on May 18, 1922, in Sandusky, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. Henry was employed by Ford Motor Company for 26 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, the V.F.W. Post 2529, Sandusky, Amvets Post 17, Sandusky, and the former I.A.B.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary (Profeta) Corso; daughter, Janet (Jerry) Scheider, Cedar Park, TX; sons, Ken (Kathy) Corso, Milan, OH, and Paul (Ady) Corso, Paso Robles, CA, grandchildren, Daniel, Michael, Anna, Abbie, Vanessa, Kevin, and Aaron; great-grandchildren, Mia and Harper; brother, Joseph Corso, Sandusky; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip and Ida (Caldrone) Corso; sister, Margaret Gruber; and brother, August "Stiny" Corso.

A memorial mass will be held Friday, March 18, 2011, at 10 A.M. in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 503 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Rev. Marty Nassr will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, with the American Legion Post 83 Honor Guard performing military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky. Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be shared at