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OCEAN ISLE BEACH — Theresa Marie Korp, 97, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Born in Belvedere, N.J., April 6, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Ivel Hannon.

Mrs. Korp was preceded in death by her loving husband of 73 years, Matthew Dennis Korp.

She is survived by her son, Matthew Korp II (Rose) of Cleveland, Tenn.; four daughters, Ann Otten (Ronald) of Sunset Beach, Barbara Moore (Terrence) of Shamong, N.J., Linda Dingman (Mark) of Salvo, and Marjorie Adams (Keith) of Dallas, Pa.; and 19 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 13, at St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Private memorials may be made online at