George E. Corrente, Sr.


George E. Corrente, Sr.

85, of Johnston, RI died on September 20, 2022 at Rhode Island Hospital, surrounded by family.

George was the son of the late Francesco and Giovannina (Prete) Corrente, and brother of the late Francis Corrente Jr. and uncle of Frank Corrente III (Beverly Corrente).

He was also the devoted husband of Carmela (Camie) K. (Andreozzi) Corrente.  Cherished father of George E. Corrente, Jr. (the late Sandy Corrente), Keri-Lynn J. Edge (Bret Edge).  Endeared Papa of Emily Rose Edge and Victoria Grace Edge, and father of Susan Jeschke and Karen Kittell.

George began his career in 1954 in the Survey Section of the RI Department of Transportation.  In 1965 he became a Professional Land Surveyor and subsequently launched a private business as the Owner and President of George E. Corrente & Associates Land Surveying firm in Rhode Island.  He retired from the State of Rhode Island as Chief of Survey.  After retirement, he continued to hold positions such as Office President and The Board of Directors for the Professional Land Surveyors Society, Secretary and Chairman of the Johnston Town Planning Board.  He also attained the position of Director of the Center for Surveying Education for Roger Williams University.

He went on to become the President of George E. Corrente PLS Consulting Firm and served as Secretary, Vice Chairman, and Chairman of the RI State Board of Registration for Professional Land Surveyors.  His resume of experience also included Planning Coordinator/Planning Assistant and ultimately Director of Building Operations for the Town of Johnston.  His final mark in the industry was when he served as the Executive Vice President for Cataldo Associates, Inc.-Civil Engineers & Professional Land Surveyors.

Aside from George’s impressive career, he was the most humble, genuine, giving, loving, charismatic, and caring individual you would ever be blessed to know.  He will be so profoundly missed by so many.

His funeral arrangements have already taken place.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to St. Robert Bellarmine Food Pantry, 1804 Atwood Ave., Johnston, RI 02919.

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