Corey is a graduate of Scranton High School (1996), Scranton, Pa, Pennsylvania State University (2000), State College, Pa and Simmons Institute of Funeral Service (2001), Syracuse, NY. He is a fifth generation funeral director with licenses in Pennsylvania and Michigan. Corey worked along side his family in Strauch Funeral Homes and has over 21 years in the funeral and cremation industry. Along with working in the family business, he has spent time working in the funeral industry in Metro Detroit, MI and in the Greater Philadelphia, PA area.
Corey has two daughters Isabelle, and Emma and a son Stephen. He resides in Scranton above the funeral just as his grandparents, Art and Mary, did.
Outside of work Corey enjoys triathlon running and biking. He is currently a coach with the Scranton Running Company Barrier Breakers Program. He also enjoys camping with his family. Corey also is an accomplished backpacker, having completed a through hike of the Appalachian Trail (2174 miles from Georgia to Maine) in 2007.