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Corey N. McConn

October 22, 1976 — July 5, 2024

Burgettstown; Cross Creek Twp.

Corey N. McConn, 47, of Burgettstown; Cross Creek Twp., passed away tragically on Friday July 5, 2024 due to a drowning accident while vacationing in Bradenton, FL.

He was born on October 22, 1976 in the Washington Hospital, a son of the late Deborah Lee Rankin and Homer Newton McConn.

A 1995 graduate of Avella High School, he earned his Bachelor's Degree in history and political science from Washington & Jefferson College in 1999. He worked in marketing, planning and business development for the Battista family at SunnySide Supply in Burgettstown while also tending to his family’s farm in Cross Creek. 

Always willing to better his community, Corey was a long-serving School Board member and chair of the Avella Area School District. A statement released by them said “Corey McConn’s commitment to our district was unwavering. His leadership and dedication over the years have greatly contributed to the progress and success of our schools. He was passionate about education and deeply valued our community, always striving to make a positive impact.”

He was also very passionate and involved with the local American Cancer Society yearly Relay for Life and enjoyed traveling to explore new destinations.

Corey was the loving nephew of Jil Rankin (Joe Ramirez) and Rodney (Linda) Rankin; cousin and “brother” to Lisa (Donnie) Taggart and Jason Rankin; cousin and “uncle” to Tyler, Abbie, Matthew Cerciello, Conner Taggart, Cody Rankin and Elyssa McCullough; and will also be missed by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins of the Rankin and McConn families. He was also a tremendous friend to Scott Miller, Brian Corwin and Martin Tussey.

Family and friends will be received from 12:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday July 14, 2024 in Slater Funeral & Cremation Services of Burgettstown, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, PA 15021 where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday July 15, 2024. Interment will follow the service in the Cross Creek Cemetery.

Those wishing to remember Corey in a special way can make a memorial donation in his honor to the ACS Relay for Life relayforlife.org/pacharhouston   or the Avella Future Farmers of America, c/o Avella School District, 1000 Avella Road, Avella, PA 15312.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, July 14, 2024

12:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Slater Funeral & Cremation Services Inc. Burgettstown

73 Highland Ave, Burgettstown, PA 15021

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 15, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Slater Funeral & Cremation Services Inc. Burgettstown

73 Highland Ave, Burgettstown, PA 15021

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Interment

Monday, July 15, 2024

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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