Corozolla retires after 25 years of service at VA Medical Center

IRON MOUNTAIN After 25 years of federal service, Marjorie Corozolla of Vulcan retired from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain on March 31.

Corozolla was born and raised in Loretto, and is the daughter of Raymond and Mary DeHart . She graduated from Norway High School in 1968.

She was certified in nursing at Fort Sam Houston as a medical corpsman. She was honorably discharged from the Army on Feb. 25, 1970. She graduated as a certified nursing assistant in Iron Mountain in 1986.

Corozolla started her VA career on May 2, 1990, at the Iron Mountain VA Medical Center. She worked in various areas of the Nutrition and Environmental Support Service during her tenure at VA medical center, including laundry, housekeeping, terminal cleaning, and food service.

She has received the Department of Veteran Affairs Superior Performance Award.

Corozolla has been involved in the community for a number of years. Since her discharge from the Army, she has carried the American flag in the Memorial Day and Fourth of July Parades for the American Legion Post 145 in Norway. She is also a choir member at the St. Barbara Catholic Church in Vulcan and CCD instructor at Holy Spirit School.

Corozolla is married to Raymond Corozolla and they have two sons, Peter and Fabian.

In retirement, she plans to continue supporting Veterans through her involvement with the Disabled American Veterans and the Paralyzed Veterans of America.