Marie Agnes (Theriault) Corey, 90, Worked at Western Electric

Marie_CoreyMarie Agnes (Theriault) (Bernier) Corey, 90, of Methuen and a former longtime resident of Haverhill, died July 10,at Methuen Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in South Lawrence, daughter of the late Albert and Ida (Houde) Theriault, Corey attended Sacred Hearts Grammar School and graduated from Lawrence High School with the class of 1943. She was employed in quality control at Western Electric, where she retired in 1980 after 20 years of service. Following her retirement, she volunteered as a driver to bring cancer patients to their various treatments. A member of All Saints Parish, Haverhill, and the Telephone Pioneers of America, Corey loved making more than 70 afghans for her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and patients she drove to their cancer treatments. She also enjoyed playing 45s.

Corey was the widow of Edgar L. Bernier, who died in 1970, and Chickory Corey, who died in 1981, and was predeceased by her daughter, Betty Anne Fedenyszen in 2001. She leaves two sons and their wives, Kenneth E. and Linda Bernier of The Villages, Fla., and Ronald and Lynn Bernier Maricopa, Ariz.; four brothers, Arthur Theriault of Salem, N.H., Robert Theriault and his wife Martha of Connecticut, Dr. Norman Theriault and his wife Tonya of Wakefield, and Lee Theriault of Coco Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Rebecca, Sarah, Joel, Christopher, Jennifer, Melissa and Bryan; 14 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Joseph, Albert and Richard Theriault.

There are no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, July 28, at 10 a.m., in All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Corey's memory may be made to the ALS Angel Fund, 649 Main S., Wakefield, MA 01880. Arrangements are under the direction of Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill