November 11 1934 July 31 2019
Cleveland’s Obituary Cynthia Cornell, 85, of Sutton, Vermont passed away on July 30, 2019 in St. Johnsbury, VT. She was born on December 15, 1933 in Wheelock, VT to Earl Edward Cheney and Lena Gerry. On October 13, 1955 she married Cleveland Cornell Jr. Cleveland Edward Cornell, Jr of Sutton, Vermont passed away on July 31, 2019 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. He was born on November 11, 1934 in Newport, Vermont to Cleveland Edward Cornell, Sr, and Phyllis Ellenor Morse. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Cynthia was a para professional who worked at the Special Education Department at Milton Elementary School. She was a member of the Milton Women’s Club. She was a successful craft person, painted, crocheted, knitted, and made wooden items. She also loved working in her flower garden. Cynthia had a wonderful sense of humor. Cleveland was a GSA Supervisor and Manager in Burlington, Vermont. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He possessed a dry wit, and a good sense of humor. They both will be greatly missed by their family. They are survived by their children: Michael E. Cornell and his wife Mary of Burlington, VT, and Lesa Cornell and her spouse Shannon of Sutton, VT, their grandchildren: James Michael Cornell, Victoria Kaitlin Renken, Leesa Opperman, and Samantha Opperman. They are also survived by their great grandchildren: Elliott Michael Renken, Dontae Opperman, and Lucas Opperman-Graham. Cynthia is survived by her sister Maryann Souliere. She was predeceased by her sister Earlene Rhye. Cleveland is survived by his siblings: Amos Cornell of Newport,VT, Sidney Cornell of Barton, VT, Cora Joeckel and friend of Barre, VT, June Desrochers of Brownington, VT, and Carolyn Darcy of Derby, VT, and both Cynthia and Cleveland are survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. They were predeceased by their son James Bernard Cornell. A graveside service will take place at a later date in Pine Grove Cemetery in Newport. Should friends desire, contributions in their memory can be made to the Pope Memorial Frontier Animal Society, 502 Strawberry Acres, Newport, Vermont 05855. On-line condolences at curtis-britch.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford & Bouffard Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Cleveland Edward Cornell Jr November 11 1934 July 31 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Newport, state: Vermont