Rev. James D. Corbett

We received word that the Rev. James D. Corbett, a Retired Elder, passed away on April 7, 2017.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Shirley Corbett, and their children: Matthew J. Corbett and Susan S. Simonton.  Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Mrs. Corbett, at P.O. Box 390, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-0390.

Rev. Corbett served as a District Superintendent from 1985 to 1991. He also served the following local churches:

  • Millersburg Circle: Riegles UMC
  • Cressona UMC
  • Landingville: Welcome UMC
  • Parkside Parish: First Dayton UMC
  • Halifaz: Otterbein UMC
  • Shamokin: First UMC
  • Hempfield UMC
  • Newtown UMC
  • Drexel Hill UMC
  • Mount Joy: St. Mark’s UMC
  • Elizabethtown: St. Paul’s UMC

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., at Elizabethtown: St. Paul’s UMC, 398 N Locust Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.

Memorial Contributions can be sent to:

    • UMCOR, in care of Elizabethtown: St. Paul’s UMC, or
    • Elizabethtown: St. Paul’s UMC Memorial Fund