Corbin, Michelle
Michelle Leigh Corbin
  • 39 years old
  • Date of birth: Jun 1, 1976
  • Place of birth:
    Hampton, Virginia, United States
  • Date of passing: Jul 15, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
Let the memory of Michelle be with us forever

Michelle Leigh Corbin, 39, of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of Woodbury, New Jersey, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

She was born June 1, 1976 in Hampton, Virginia.  Michelle most notably was an advocate for mental health awareness.  She was known to be a spokesperson via the web, and many looked up to her advice and caring nature.

Michelle also was an advocate for pet adoption, and most recently had two beloved kitty's named Rae Ann and Mo.

Michelle will be greatly missed by her mother and stepfather, Patricia "Ma" and Steven Yancey of Punta Gorda, Florida, father and stepmother, Norman Corbin and Patricia Koski of Woodbury, New Jersey, sisters, Danielle Thompsen and Janelle Myers, nieces and nephews, David, Zack, Aleysha, Isaac, Addy, Aliya (Lula). Beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, and her BFF's.

A celebration of life service will be held on July 26, 2015 at 2 pm at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 24515 Rampart Boulevard, Port Charlotte, Florida.  All are welcome to attend.

Michelle may be kindly remembered at at and on Facebook at


Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Nikita Hope on 31st July 2017

"Love and miss you everyday!"

This tribute was added by Mariel Wilson on 15th July 2017

"2 years and it feels like just yesterday. I wish you were here to join me on my latest adventures."

This tribute was added by Mariel Wilson on 6th June 2017

"Life keeps changing, and I talk to you about it every day. You know all my life's transitions and joys. The only thing that is missing from them is your beautiful face, the wisdom of your sage advice and the ring of your laughter. But I know you're looking down on me from Heaven and that you are with my every day. I love you ❤️"

This tribute was added by Mariel Wilson on 15th July 2016

"I can't believe it's already been a year. My only regret was not being able to get to spend time with you. We always think we'll have more time, or that there will be a "later" when tomorrow is never guaranteed. I know you're watching over us and that you are at peace. We just miss you."

This tribute was added by Jeanise Pack on 23rd November 2015

"I love you and miss you so much. You were and still are so important to me. I miss you more and more everyday. Still can't believe you're gone. I can never thank you enough for how much you've done for me. You told me I touched your heart when no one else could and you did the same and so much for me. Thank you for always there for me, for lifting me up and carrying me when I couldn't myself, for making my life so special and sweet,  and being the big sister I never had. I owe you so much. I never would have made it without you.
I love you to the moon and back Chel."

This tribute was added by Janelle Myers on 31st July 2015

"Missing you!!!"

This tribute was added by Trish Yancey on 28th July 2015

"love and miss you, Michelle.....I'm gonna really miss our late night chats !! R I P Baby Girl !  From your Loving Step-Dad, Poppy Steve....xoxo"

This tribute was added by Donna Carr on 28th July 2015

"Michelle was an awesome person and we talked alot in the last few months. We both had our ups and downs in life.We both also laughed together about past mistakes and never judged each other.MIchelle was someone I really enjoyed talking with and I will really will miss her.R.I.P Michelle you went to soon. Love yah Donna"

This tribute was added by Mariel Wilson on 27th July 2015

"Michelle L Corbin was my friend and she was a wonderful person who made the world a brighter, more tolerable place to live in. Sadly, she had to leave us too soon. But she will always be in my heart and I will always be a stronger person for knowing her. Rest in peace my beautiful friend."

This tribute was added by Anne Thompson on 27th July 2015

"Michelle was 2 years behind me in high school & always had a beautiful smile and a friendly demeanor when you crossed her path. I was truly saddened to read of her loss. So young and a truly kind soul. Praying for her family to find strength and peace in knowing she is in the prayers of many, as are all of you. God Bless you all as you move forward with this immeasurable loss."

This tribute was added by Joan Hart on 25th July 2015

"Oh how I miss you already so desperately you were my first friend when I moved to Florida when everybody else said I could not do it you said I could and you were right together we were raising those kids and we did a good job my best friend in the world I'm so broken without you I love you so much I'm glad there is no more pain no more tears and you're in  heaven with our wonderful Lord but it doesn't make life down here Hurt any less when I wake up and realize the reality that I can't even call you when we all get to heaven What a day of rejoicing that will be I'll see you again my friend I love you forever"

This tribute was added by Maria Daley on 25th July 2015

"Oh Chel I still can't believe you're gone. You were such a beautiful person inside and out. I will treasure the memories I have of you, the love and support you gave to everyone and the friendship we shared . You were almost as excited as I was when my daughter was expecting her first baby 3 months ago and couldn't wait for me to share the photos with you. I wish I could have met you in person but the last 4/5 years we were friends distance didn't matter .I so wish I could be there today to celebrate your life but I will raise a glass to you here in England. I'll never forget you Chel . Love and miss you always . Rest in peace now beautiful . I will take comfort knowing that you are free now from any mental pain and suffering . Your friend always Macy1807/ Maria . Until we meet again ❤"

This tribute was added by Elisa Lantigua on 24th July 2015

"My birthdays will never be the same without you.  I'll miss you pretty girl, but we'll meet again someday in a much better place.  
R.I.P. Michelle
(I'll look after Ma Trish)"

This tribute was added by Janelle Myers on 24th July 2015

"Wishing you were here with us, but knowing you are at Peace.
I will never say goodbye but cya later!!
Love you More!! xoxo"

This tribute was added by ICS Cremation and Funerals, Inc. on 24th July 2015

"R.I.P Michelle"

This tribute was added by Danielle Thompsen on 24th July 2015

"I miss you my sweet dear sister!!! Love you for ever & infinity ❤️"

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