For her birthday in November 2011, Ms. Corey booked space at Gertrude's at the Baltimore Museum of Art and hosted a girls-only party, something she likened to a wedding reception minus the groom. Under twinkling white lights, she mingled with old friends and family, and former and current colleagues, all of whom were under strict (if occasionally ignored) orders to bring no presents.

After a festive night of wine and crab cakes, silly songs and silently offered wishes as their host blew out her birthday candles, guests each received a goodie bag from Ms. Corey.

She is survived by her mother, Mary C. Corey; sisters Kathleen M. Demchuk and Margaret A. Quaranta; brothers-in-law Michael J. Demchuk and Andre Quaranta; nieces Caitlin B. Demchuk and Ashley M. Demchuk; and nephews Justin A. Quaranta and Kyle M. Quaranta. Her father, Henry W. Corey, died in 1993.

A memorial mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. March 9, at The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to one or more of the following charitable entities:


John Fetting Research Fund
C/O Dina Mallis Klicos
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
100 N. Charles Street, Suite 234
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

HopeWell Cancer Support
10628 Falls Road
Lutherville, Maryland 21093
http://www.hopewellcancersupport.org/How-to-Give

The Red Devils
5820 York Road, Suite 200
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
http://www.the-red-devils.org/

jmarbella@baltsun.com

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