Major K. Corley, 73, of Monessen, died Monday July 13, 2020 in Monongahela Valley Hospital Inc. He was born on March 21, 1947 in North Charleroi, the son of the late Major F. and Beatrice (Jackson) Corley. Major was a 1965 graduate of Monessen High School and received his associates degree from Penn Technical Institute. He was a member of Wayman-Quinn Chapel AME, Mon Valley NAACP, and the Elks Oaky Lodge #697 in Monessen. Tuffy had worked for GE for a period of time before becoming a Field Enforcement Inspector for the Pennsylvania Dept. of Revenue. Following his retirement, he worked for Monessen School District as a hall monitor. Tuffy was the Monessen High School Girls Basketball head coach from 1987 to 2010. He then served as an assistant coach for the boys basketball team, only to return as the girls head coach from 2016 to 2018. During his 25 year head coaching career, his teams won a state championship, three WPIAL titles, and 13 sections championships. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Noryne J. (Bronson) Corley; daughter, Nadine J. "Peachie" (Russell) Tyree; son, Moylan (Vanessa) Turner; three sisters, Mary Margaret Brown, Cynthia Woodson, and Hortense "Teenie" Maddox; grandchildren, Jakki, Trae, Jasmine, Jameer, and Jayden; and great grandchildren, Izaiah, Noah, Aalia, and Jossa; and by nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends will be received on Friday July 17th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Christian Life Ministries, 1201 Patton Ave. Monessen. Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 pm with Rev. Jack Howell delivering the eulogy. He will be laid to rest in Belle Vernon Cemetery. The family requests that everyone attending the viewing and services to wear a mask and to practice social distancing. Please adhere to this request. Arrangements entrusted to Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. & Cremation Services, 441 Reed Ave. Monessen. Condolences accepted for the family at www.dalfonso-billick.com.
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