Corey was born in Perth-Andover, NB, on April 13, 1976. He was the son of Lois DeMerchant (O'Neal) and the late David "Chum" DeMerchant. Besides his mother, who lives in Perth-Andover, NB, Corey leaves behind his step-father, Jeff DeMerchant; his children, Lily Nadeau of Tobique First Nation, NB, Landen DeMerchant of Hartland, NB, Abigail DeMerchant of Perth-Andover, NB, and Ellie DeMerchant of Perth-Andover, NB; his grandson, Finley; his paternal grandmother, Ellen DeMerchant of Red Rapids, NB; his half-brother, Jeremy Broad of Bath, NB; along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Corey was predeceased by his father; his maternal grandparents, Vernon and Theresa O'Neal; his paternal grandfather, Harold "Junior" DeMerchant; his step-sister, Erica Dawn DeMerchant.
Respecting the family's wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service held.
For those who wish, memorial donations to the Larlee Creek Cemetery or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover, NB.
Larlee Creek Cemetery or the Canadian Diabetes Association