Corinne Marie Preston passed away peacefully at the age of 91 with her daughter by her side. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Arthur Preston, her dear brother “Big Freddie” and her loving sister “BoBo”. She is survived by her daughter, Sally Camozzi (Bob); her brother, Fred Gernandt (Keeli); and her grandchildren, Nick Camozzi, Kimi Camozzi (Ray Huber), Nina Camozzi, and Gabriella Camozzi. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and two great grandsons, Benjamin and Jackson Huber.
A native of San Francisco, she graduated from Poly High School and worked as a stewardess on the Southern Pacific Railroad. When she moved to the Peninsula in the early sixties she soon met the love of her life, Arthur Preston. Together they worked side by side as owners of Preston’s Candies on Broadway in Burlingame. She enjoyed a lifetime of traveling the world with her husband and their candy groups. She also enjoyed entertaining, ballroom dancing, playing tennis and developed a passion for Dixieland Jazz. Her favorite summertime destination was their timeshare in Maui. In recent years she was active with New Horizons at the First Presbyterian Church where she developed many warm friendships.
Family and friends are invited to a memorial service scheduled for Thursday, June 6 at 1:00 pm in the Chapel at the First Presbyterian Church, 1500 Easton Drive, Burlingame. The family asks in lieu of flowers, please consider donating to your favorite charity.