SGT Francis B. “Frank” Corona

SGT Francis B. “Frank” Corona

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 3 Nov 2019 (aged 76)
Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot Garden of the Hiram, Lot Number 72, Grave Number 11, Steel Casket, Regular Depth, Concrete Vault.
Memorial ID 204494205 · View Source
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Sergeant Francis "Frank" Corona, DSN 5055, received his commission on 03/02/1964. After the academy he served in the 9th, Dummy Assignment, and the 9th. On 10/25/1972 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and held assignments in the 7th, 4th, and the 1st. During his career he was awarded 7 Chief's Letters of Commendation on 12/01/1964, 12/01/1967, 06/01/1968, 03/01/1969. 05/01/1970, and 12/01/1973 for exceptional police work above the call of duty. Sergeant Corona retired on 02/06/1995 having served 30.93 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

Sergeant Corona was a veteran of the National Guard and served as a Combat Engineer from 12/01/1966 to 12/01/1972. He achieved the rank of E-4.

Corona, Francis B. "Frank"

Died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, November 3, 2019. Beloved husband of Stephany (nee Theodore); son of the late Lawrence and Sophia Corona; brother of Bernadette Sieli, Anthony Corona, and the late Lawrence Corona; brother-in-law of George Theodore; uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Mr. Corona was a Police Officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department for 30 years, retiring as Sergeant. He then became an investigator for the Board of Healing Arts for the State of Missouri for 20 years.

Services: At the family's request, Mr. Corona's funeral was private. Inurnment was held at the Bellerive Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are greatly appreciated to:
Backstoppers
10411 Clayton Rd. Ste 203
St. Louis, MO
63131.
The family was served by the Ortmann-Stipanovich Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: Timothy Tumbrink
  • Added: 6 Nov 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 204494205
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Francis B. “Frank” Corona (20 Feb 1943–3 Nov 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 204494205, citing Bellerive Heritage Gardens, Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Timothy Tumbrink (contributor 46772461) Burial Details Unknown.