Douglas Corson

Douglas William Corson, 67, of Pocono Lake, died peacefully at his home Friday, June 23, 2017. He was the loving husband of Deborah (McKeefery) Corson with whom he shared 45 years of marriage.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was a son of the late William Corson and Ruth Corson.

Douglas was a proud veteran fire fighter for the Fire Department of New York until his retirement in 1997. Shortly after retiring he moved to the Poconos where he enjoyed the remainder of his life with his wife and family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, James and his wife, Melissa, of Staten Island, New York, and Christie and her husband, Jeff Simone, of Newtown; two grandchildren, Dean Corson and Jordan Simone; brother, Thomas Corson; and sister, Linda Derr.

There will be a viewing from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1 at Bolock Funeral Home, 6148 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco. Services will also be held 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 30 at Marine Park Funeral Home, 3024 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, New York.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: The Myositis Foundation at myositis.org and The FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation at firefamilytransport.org.