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Daniel W. Corboy

Died: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Age: 86
Daniel W. Corboy, 86, Lake Geneva and Naples Fla., died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Naples. Memorial Mass Saturday, Oct. 6, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lake Geneva. Visitation Saturday in church from 10 a.m. until time of services. Memorials may be made to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fl, 34105, or Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 148 Main St., Lake Geneva, WI, 53147. Arrangements made through Derrick Funeral Home, Lake Geneva. To sign the online guest registry, go to derrickfuneralhome.com.

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