James J. Corolis, veteran U.S. Army Air Corps WWII, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of Mary Lee (nee Chones) for 60 years. Loving father of Melanie (Dr. Nicholas) Chionis and Joanne Reichert. Devoted grandfather of four special grandchildren, Lexi (Dimitri), Lisa, Blake, and Kennedi. Devoted son of the late John and Panagiota Corolis. Dear brother of the late Nicholas Corolis of San Diego, CA. Son-in-law of the late George and Helen Chones. Fond uncle of Debra Price Prodromos and Dr. Kevin Price. Longtime steward and past President of Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, past Commander American Legion Post 1039, past President Glenbrook Shrine Club, and 50-year member of Hellenic Masonic Lodge 1084, A.F. & A.M., and Medinah Shriners A.A.O.N.M.S., Member of Hospital Committee Shriners Children Hospital Chicago, and Member of Sigma Phi Delta Engineering Fraternity. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, services will be private but may be viewed at www.ssppglenview.org Monday, December 28, 2020 at 1:30PM Live or any time after. Memorial donations to Saints Peter and Paul Church Capital Improvement Fund or Shriners Children’s Hospital would be appreciated. Info at www.jgadinamis.com
May His Memory Be Eternal.
To the Corolis Family. So sorry to learn of Jim’s recent falling asleep in the Lord. May he rest in peace and may his memory be forever eternal.
You two were the perfect couple.
I’m really going to miss not seeing you together.
May his memory be eternal
Love you so much
Melanie and Joanne my heart goes out to both of you and your families and your beautiful mother on the loss of your father. He definitely lived a long and wonderful life but it is never long enough. He was a wonderful, kind and very respectful person whom I have known for 45 years now. It started in junior high school and high school when we were very close friends and where you had wonderful parents who invited us for sleepovers, hospitality and various jr Goya and Goya get together’s. Your dad would always offer to drive us to wherever… Read more »
May Jim’s memory be eternal.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this time of grieving.
We will miss Jim.
Marian Kanzelberger (Passiales)