Corey D. Welly

December 24, 1979 ~ October 29, 2019 (age 39)


Corey D. Welly, 39, of Tiffin and Sidney, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.

He was born on December 24, 1979, in Tiffin, Ohio to David and Korena “Kay” R. (Tyree) Welly.  He married Andrea Gies on July 7, 2001, they later divorced, but remained friends. 

He is survived by his parents, David (Vickie) Welly of (Tiffin) and Korena “Kay” Wise of Tiffin; grandparents, Rufus Tyree of Tiffin and Tom & Donna Wise of Tiffin; children, twins, Zachary and Olivia Welly of Jackson Center and Cason Welly of Holland; brother, Austin Wise of Tiffin; sister, Jacquie (Carl) Daniel of Tiffin;  aunts & uncle, Susan (Bob) Kajfasz of Green Springs, Kelley Robison of Tiffin and Kim O’Dell of Norfolk, VA; and niece and nephews, Caine, Carlee and Carter Daniel, all of Tiffin.

Corey was welcomed home by his Savior Jesus Christ, stepfather, Jack C. Wise, aunt, Cindy Shanabrook, uncle, Gene Robison; and grandmother, Mary Ann Welly.

Corey graduated from Tiffin Calvert High School in 1998 and attended Wright State University. After college, he moved to Jackson Center and later to Sidney to be close to his children and friends.  Corey was a talented carpenter and enjoyed remolding homes, riding his Harley, camping and hiking with his friends.

His Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, November 4, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Matthew R. Rader officiating.  A Rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass.  Burial will be at a later date in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 2-6:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424.

Memorial contributions may be made to his children.

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November 3, 2019

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory
236 S. Washington St.
Tiffin, OH 44883

Funeral Mass
November 4, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
85 S. Sandusky St.
Tiffin, OH 44883

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