Cecil Cornish
Cecil Cornish

Obituary of Cecil F. Cornish

Cecil F. Cornish, 85, of Belvidere, NJ, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday January 21, 2007. Born in Stanhope, NJ on February 9, 1921, he was the son of the late Paul Knight Cornish and Leona Hawk Cornish. Cecil was a mechanic and had operated the Short Stop Garage, White Township, NJ. Cecil had served in the Army during WWII in the 63rd Division, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. He had received the bronze star for his meritorious services. Cecil was a 55year member of the Warren Lodge #13 F. & A.M., Belvidere, NJ; Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Forest #14; Valley of Allentown Scottish Rite; Order of the Eastern Star for 50 years. His life memberships include; American Legion, Post 131, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5193, and the Belvidere Ambulance Corps. Cecil had also been active with the 63rd Division Reunions. Cecil had served the Town of Belvidere on Town Council and as the town�(TM)s Mayor. He had enjoyed woodworking, hunting and fishing. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, the former Mary Margaret Dowling, who died on October 24, 2003. Surviving are two sons, Daniel J. of Mt. Bethel, PA, and Cecil F. II of Titusville, FL; three grandchildren, Michael, Marc, and Kristin; two great-grandchildren, Christopher and Brianna. A son, Michael R.; a grandson, Benjamin; four sisters, Mary, Ruth. Lydia, and Iris; a brother, Ken all have died earlier. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory are requested to the Belvidere Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 128, Belvidere, NJ 07823. To send a lasting tribute or condolences to the Cornish family, please sign the Online Guestbook below. Click "Sign Guestbook". Read Cecil Cornish's Obituary and Guestbook on www.macfaddenfuneralhome.com.
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Wednesday
24
January

Visitation

7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 24, 2007
MacFadden Funeral Home
325 Hardwick Street
Belvidere, New Jersey, United States
Thursday
25
January

Cemetery

Thursday, January 25, 2007
Belvidere Cemetery
Oxford Street
Belvidere, New Jersey, United States
Thursday
25
January

Service

11:00 am
Thursday, January 25, 2007
MacFadden Funeral Home
325 Hardwick Street
Belvidere, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Home

MacFadden Funeral Home
325 Hardwick Street
Belvidere, New Jersey, United States
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