Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Kathleen Narcissa Cornell
Kathleen N. Cornell, age 90 of Sweet Valley, formerly of Pikes Creek, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
She was born in Sweet Valley on June 19, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Luther and Inez Hazlett Hunter.
Kathleen graduated from the former Lehman High School in 1947 and was an active member of the Maple Grove United Methodist Church. She also helped to run her husband's trucking business. Kathleen was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed crocheting, baking, crafting and taking rides through the countryside.
In addition to her parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by her husband, Harold (Bud) Cornell who passed away in 1991, twin brother, Kenneth Hunter, brother, Arden Hunter, sister, Dilys Culver and cousin, Harold Freeman.
She is survived by children, Jane Maneval and her husband Roger, Gail Rainone and her husband Michael, Harold Cornell, Jr. and his wife Lisa, Carol Cornell and Eric Cornell and his wife Anne; grandchildren, Nikki Sadowski and her husband Ted, Brian Rainone and his wife Jennifer, Camille Cornell, Lauren Rakowski and her husband David, Tyler, Alyssa and Justin Cornell; great-grandchildren, Cade, Arden and Dylan Sadowski and Roman, Miriana and Ryker Rakowski; cousin, Shirley Lamoreaux; nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, September 9, 2019 at 11:00 am from the Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 5876 Main Rd, Hunlock Creek, PA 18621 with Rev. W. James Pall, officiating.
Visitation will be from 2-4 PM on Sunday at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Pikes Creek.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the General Hospital ICU nurses and the Heartland Hospice for their care given to Mrs. Cornell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 5876 Main Rd., Hunlock Creek, PA 18621.