Jerry K. Cornell, 77, of Chester, passed, Thursday, October 1, 2020, in the Emergency Department at East Liverpool City Hospital.
Born, July 12, 1943, in Chester, he is a son of the late Joseph “Bill” and Dorothy Burns Cornell.
Jerry was a 1961 graduate of Chester High School. He retired from Airco-BOC gases, after 30 plus years of service.
He was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and he enjoyed reading in his free time. Jerry was funny and quick-witted, but he had the biggest heart in the world.
He will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 58 years, Della Dennis Cornell; daughters, Candie Six and her husband Alan of Chester and Samantha Bruce and her husband Bob of New Cumberland; son, Seth Cornell (Tonya) of Chester; brother, John Cornell and his wife Rosalie of Orlando FL.; sisters, Joyce Reed of Solan, OH., Janice Smith and her husband Rusty of Chester and Jodie Williams and her husband Sean of Chester; grandchildren. Broda McCoy, Miranda McCoy (Adam), Michaelene Ayers-Ewing (Vince), Monya Ayers, Riley Bruce, Brayden Cornell and soon to be Paisley Cornell; great-grandchildren, Naomi, Marlee, Ellie, and Vivian.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association. https://www2.heart.org/.
Rev. Tim Bess will celebrate Jerry’s life, Monday, October 5, 2020, at 6:00 PM, at the Arner Funeral Chapel. Friends may visit 2 hours prior to the service from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM.
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