In Memory of






Obituary for Dennis C. "Mouse" Corbitt Sr.

Dennis C. "Mouse" Corbitt Sr., 79, departed this life on December 4, 2023. Dennis was born on March 27, 1944, in Atlantic City, New Jersey to the late George & Ruth (Wright) Corbitt. Dennis nicknamed ‘Tissie” and “Mouse” by his siblings, since he was a habitual tattle tale. The name “Mouse” is the one that stuck with him. Dennis attended and graduated from Atlantic City High School in the Class of 1964. The same year he married Carol Ann Corbitt on December 25 th. There were five children born out of their union. He briefly worked at the Traymore Hotel, as an Elevator Operator. Shortly after high school, Dennis joined the United States Navy under the buddy system with some of his school classmates, Reginald Allen, Marvin Haskins, and his cousin Louis Corbitt. After leaving the Navy “Mouse” returned to Atlantic City. He was unable to secure a job earning enough money to take care of his growing family. Mouse relocated joining his brother Donald and another Atlantic City childhood friend in Groton, CT. He obtained employment at General Dynamics Electric Boat (EB) in 1969. Dennis completed the Welding Apprenticeship Program at the top of his class. He received honors and awards presented by Office of The Governor and other Military personnel. He worked for Electric Boat for over 25 years until he retired.

Dennis is predeceased by his son Steven Corbitt, parents, George & Ruth Corbitt, sisters Elaine Jetter, Geraldine Marshall, Beatrice Kidd, Doris Corbett, brothers Edward Corbett, Henry Corbitt and Leonard Corbett.

He leaves to mourn his children Dennis Corbitt Jr., Donna Parrish and (husband Willie), James Corbitt Sr. and (wife Chauny) of Atlantic City, NJ, Tyrone Corbitt and (wife Kim) of Clayton County, GA and Kimberly Sandlin of Deland, FL; grandchildren; Marcus & Ashley Corbitt, JaVonn & Steven Parrish, Ricco & Keyshawn of Atlantic City, NJ, James Corbitt, Jr., Jahnayah Corbitt, Jamera Corbitt, Janiyah Corbitt of Pleasantville, NJ, William Jackson of Waterford, CT, Kris Wilson & Josh Corbitt of Las Vegas, NV, Danielle Corbitt of Clayton County, GA, Reynalis Cabral & Rico Rivera Jr., of Deland, FL; and 11 great-grandchildren; siblings: his sisters, Esther Corbitt, Ruth Nixon, Hazel Mavritte, Carolyn Corbitt- Griffin and (husband James), Sharon Corbitt-Bullock and (husband Edward), brothers, George Norman Corbitt, Donald Corbitt Sr. and (wife Eva), Larry Corbitt and hosts of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Memorial Service to be held December 13, 2023 at 12:00 Noon, Madry Temple
Church, 25 Manwaring Street, New London, CT 06230.