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Jerry A. Corbetta

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“Thank you so very much for the wonderful Sugarloaf recordings "Green Eyed Lady" and "Don't Call Us, We'll Call You," Jerry. I enjoyed these records...Read More »
1 of 50 | Posted by: Richard Mamches - Plantation, FL

“Only met Jerry a couple of times when he was a member of the Classic Rock All Stars. While being a celebrity, he was also a real friendly person who...Read More »
2 of 50 | Posted by: Jim Wills - Eureka, CA

“RIP My best friend in school. ”
3 of 50 | Posted by: Don Rice - Palm Springs, CA

“Thank you, everybody, for all of the warm messages, and the memories you have shared. He was a remarkable father, one with everlasting love,...Read More »
4 of 50 | Posted by: Kyle Corbetta - Clearlake Oaks, CA

“I first met Jerry in about 1994ish in Reno Nevada.....he and the classic rock all-stars were playing at the then Bally's casino.....immediately made...Read More »
5 of 50 | Posted by: Dale and Nancy Durant - Calistoga, CA

“Jerry was one of the nicest people I ever met, funny, kind, and amazingly talented. I met Jerry in natural childbirth class 1989 when he and his...Read More »
6 of 50 | Posted by: Melinda Pillsbury-Foster - CA

“Thank you for blessing my life with your wonderful talented son Kyle he had your gift and everyday I remind him in his music as well as mine we flow...Read More »
7 of 50 | Posted by: Lisa LeBlanc - Ukiah, CA - friend

“I am saddened to hear of Jerry's passing. Though I was a big fan of "Green Eyed Lady," I met him only once when the Classic Rock All-Stars headlined...Read More »
8 of 50 | Posted by: Gail Carissimi - Denver, CO

“Omg! I am so deeply sorry! I did not know Jerry passed away. I don't know how I missed it. I knew he was ill. I'm sad! I hope and pray he was saved,...Read More »
9 of 50 | Posted by: Doretta "Didi" Leach - Cheyenne, WY

“Jerry, Barbara and Nancy our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I remember all the fun we use to have as kids down at Little Grandmas...Read More »
10 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“I met Jerry and became friends when I joined Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons,in 1981,,and remained friends and managed to see him several times...Read More »
11 of 50 | Posted by: chuck wilson - palo alto, CA

“My friend of 37 years I shall miss you RIP x ”
12 of 50 | Posted by: Lynne Mitchell - London UK

“My condolences to the Corbetta family. I will keep him in my prayers and now that he is now resting in peace with our Good Lord in heaven. I went...Read More »
13 of 50 | Posted by: Chris Harris

“A musical genius.Very sad about this ”
14 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“Thank you! ”
15 of 50 | Posted by: Kelly Shipe - Colorado Springs, CO

“Jerry was not only a great musician, but an all-around good guy. I had spoken with his sister a little over a year ago and knew his passing would...Read More »
16 of 50 | Posted by: Name _witheld By_request - Denver, CO

“Dear Kyle Barbara and the entire Corbetta family, My deepest condolences to you all. Jerry was such a special part of my life as well as many. It is...Read More »
17 of 50 | Posted by: Cheryl Noda - MI

“Hello, cousin,The legacy you have left is profound, Jerry, and the music industry is surely feeling the void of your loss which is the world's loss. ...Read More »
18 of 50 | Posted by: Dianne Corbetta Connolly - Arvada, CO

“Jerry along with his sisters are part of the small group of cousins whose personalities became a permanent and positive part of the tapestry of my...Read More »
19 of 50 | Posted by: Frank / Jerry Martelli - Aurora, CO

“Years ago, in the 60s, Jerry and I became friends, as he was playing drums with a local group called the McCoys. Jerry and I had identical Premier...Read More »
20 of 50 | Posted by: Myron Pollock - Highlands Ranch, CO

“Oh my, how I remember Jerry and Sugarloaf! Dancing to their music at the local 32 bar. Then listening to 'Green Eyed Lady on the radio. I am thrilled...Read More »
21 of 50 | Posted by: Frances Barr - Lakewood, CO

“The single nicest and sweetest man I ever met. Hard to believe he is gone. ”
22 of 50 | Posted by: J Oziel - Albuquerque, NM

“My deepest sympathies. Jerry was a best friend to so many and he will never be forgotten. His brilliant creativity and musical gifts motivated...Read More »
23 of 50 | Posted by: Jason Mershon - Palm Desert, CA

“My deepest sympathies. Jerry was a best friend to so many and he will never be forgotten. His brilliant creativity and musical gifts motivated...Read More »
24 of 50 | Posted by: Jason Mershon - Palm Desert, CA

“I can remember the first time I heard Green Eyed Lady. My cousin and I were young and in Las Vegas just living the good life. We were getting...Read More »
25 of 50 | Posted by: Chuck Martinez - Denver, CO

“Rest In Peace My old FriendSure going to miss your sense of humor and your amazing talent. Thanks for all the great Memories ”
26 of 50 | Posted by: Larry Visocky - North Royalton, OH

RIP Jerry
27 of 50 | Posted by: Pat Smith

The New Sugarloaf of the late 1980s
28 of 50 | Posted by: Casse Waldman - Kelseyville, CA

“Rest in peace my friend. So many memories for myself, Holly, Trish, Treena, Nanette, Annette, Margo, Gilly, Gaylen....from when you called your band...Read More »
29 of 50 | Posted by: JeanEtte Johnson - Ft. Towson, OK

“I am so sorry for your loss. Words of comfort at Jer. 31:15-17 & Psalms 119:50 & 76 for the family. ”
30 of 50 | Posted by: E. Brown - Clearwater, FL


31 of 50 | Posted by: Casse Waldman

Jerry on Keyboards with Classic Rock All Stars
32 of 50 | Posted by: Casse Waldman

Collage of Jerry Corbetta's Music Life
33 of 50 | Posted by: Casse Waldman

70's Sugarloaf Album Cover
34 of 50 | Posted by: Casse Waldman

“I grew up with Jerry in North Denver. we used to practice our instruments at his home under the watchful eye of his father. ...Read More »
35 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“I got to meet Jerry in 1996 in Atlanta with the Classic Rock All-stars. You could not ask for a nicer guy. Had been a fan since the early days. Jerry...Read More »
36 of 50 | Posted by: Mickey Cooksey - Norcross, GA

“My condolences go out to Jerry's family and loved ones. Jerry was a brilliant artist and a very special person. He was intuitive, sensitive,...Read More »
37 of 50 | Posted by: Linda Osborne - Grantsville, UT

“Rest in Peace, Jerry. Our loss is heaven's gain. My sincerest condolences to the Corbetta family. With love, Joanne Smaldone Greeley ”
38 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“Jerry, thank you for being you. You have had a huge impact on my life and I will miss you terribly. You were a real friend. My deepest, sincere...Read More »
39 of 50 | Posted by: Barbara Scotto - Freeport, NY

“I am saddened to hear of his passing. I remember him as such a nice person and so very musically talented. I am honored to have had him as my cousin...Read More »
40 of 50 | Posted by: Bernadette Guida Alness - CO

“My name is Bob Webber, I co-founded Sugarloaf with Jerry Corbetta. My wife, son, and I were living on Sugarloaf mountain outside of Boulder in the...Read More »
41 of 50 | Posted by: Bob Webber - Littleton, CO

“dear corbetta family- I meant "parting" with him. ENDLESS apologies.sincere best wishes for all of you.bob self ”
42 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“dear corbetta family-I am deeply saddened by the passing of such a fine gentleman such as your father, brother, and uncle.I was very fortunate to...Read More »
43 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Jerry,As long as there is music, we will remember you.Rest in Peace.Love,Molly-Ann Leikin ”
44 of 50 | Posted by: A friend


45 of 50 | Posted by: Novella Jones - Lafayette, CO

“You are so sadly missed, but you left us all many, many happy memories to carry us forward, as well as some awesome music! Many condolences to your...Read More »
46 of 50 | Posted by: Kate Goldsworthy - Denver, CO

“Seems like you have been gone for a while, but now reality hits and I will miss you even more. I have my photos and memories of all the great times...Read More »
47 of 50 | Posted by: Pat Smith - Grand Rapids, MI

“Dear cousin,This candle will burn forever for your life,legacy and music.You will be missed so many! ”
48 of 50 | Posted by: Amorita Martelli - Devner, CO

“Jerry was a very special person to me. I am very sad to hear of his passing. I'm sure the music in Heaven though is a little louder. Rest in peace...Read More »
49 of 50 | Posted by: Deanie Hensley - Tahlequah, OK

“Dear Jerry,I won't say goodbye, it's only so long, 'cause I'll be seeing you somewhere down the road. Meanwhile, my friend, rest in peace. Love...Read More »
50 of 50 | Posted by: A friend


Jerry was born on September 23, 1947 and passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016.

Jerry was a resident of Denver, Colorado at the time of passing.

Funeral Mass with Cremated Remains Friday September 23 2016 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel 3549 Navajo Street Denver CO 80211. Burial Friday September 23 2016 at 2:30 PM at Mt. Olivet Cemetery 12801 West 44th Avenue Wheat Ridge CO 80033.

Donations may be made in Jerry's name to the Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter 455 Sherman St 500 Denver CO 80203.

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