Mitchell L. Corey

by | Mar 4, 2019 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Mitchell Lee Corey, OD, died Friday, February 22, 2019 in his residence.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Norfolk and was the son of the late Donald Leigh Corey.

He graduated from Norfolk Academy and the University of Richmond and Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He was in private practice with Corey Family Vision in Norfolk for more than 30 years. He was a member of Ohef Sholom Temple, The Virginia Optometric Association and the Lions Club. He was a longtime Animal Rights Supporter.

Survivors include his mother, Charlotte Cooper Corey of Norfolk and his sister, Faith Corey Fuhrman of Annandale, New Jersey. He is also survived by his nieces and nephew, Erica, Annie, and Jay Fuhrman; his aunt, Alice Cooper Goodman; and a host of friends, extended family, and dedicated patients. The family would like to thank Joyce Weise, Jodie Santiago and Ashley Toler who were longtime loyal employees.

A memorial service was held in the chapel of Ohef Sholom Temple with Cantor Jennifer Rueben officiating. Memorial donations to the Norfolk SPCA or the charity of the donors’ choice. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences to the family at