Rhinebeck Native Corey Fitzgerald Dies At 33

Dutchess native Corey James Fitzgerald died unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov.11 at his home in Balch Springs, Texas. He was 33.

<p>Corey James Fitzgerald</p>

Corey James Fitzgerald

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Born on September 14, 1984 in Rhinebeck, he was the son of James Fitzgerald and Donna Milby of Hyde Park.

Corey worked as a truck driver for Universal Truckload.

He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, water sports, and snowboarding.

In addition to his parents, Corey is survived by his stepfather, Walter Schad; maternal grandparents, Larry and Ann Milby; paternal grandmother, Jessie Fitzgerald; three sisters: Shonna Bozkaya of Poughkeepsie, Loralie Doyle of Staatsburg, and Tysheena Jweinat of Staatsburg; brother, Tyree Schad, of Staatsburg; aunt, Jeanette Spoleti and husband, Joe; uncles: Robert Milby and Mike Fitzgerald; aunt, Linda Fitzgerald; and nieces, Kyla Bozkaya and Madelyn Kip.

Calling hours will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17 at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Route 9 in Hyde Park. A funeral service will be at 6 p.m., during the calling hours. Rev. Carl Forster will be officiating.

In keeping with the family’s wishes, cremation will follow.

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