Patricia (Kane) Cornwall, age 91, of Willoughby, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014, in the presence of her loving family.
Born Patricia Hileman, September 28, 1922, in Sheridan, Wyo., she formerly lived in Bozeman, Mont., before moving to Cleveland, and has lived in Willoughby since 1969.
She graduated from Fergus County High School in Lewistown, Mont., in 1940. She then attended Montana State College in Bozeman, Mont., and years later, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea.
Mrs. Cornwall was a second grade teacher at the former Lincoln School in Wickliffe for 23 years. Prior to her teaching career, she was a supervisor for the government in Cleveland.
In her retirement, she volunteered at the Mooreland Mansion in Kirtland and also enjoyed her grandchildren, animals, shopping and eating out. Pat will be remembered for her wonderful personality and great sense of humor.
She is survived by her dearest son, Michael "Mickey" (Kathe) Kane, of the Washington, DC area; grandchildren, Meagan, Colin, Patrick and Chelsea and sister, Marla Mary (Jim) Van Gorder of Willoughby Hills; nephews, Christopher Uram, Kenneth (Barbie) Uram; and other nieces, nephews, and members of the Cornwall and Campbell families. She also leaves her best friend, Carol Janc.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred W. Cornwall, in 2011; infant son, William Daniel "Tuffy" Kane; and nephew, Russell "Rusty" Uram.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Avenue, Willoughby.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 23, 2014, at the funeral home. Final resting place will be in All Souls Cemetery, Chardon Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lake County Humane Society, 7564 Tyler Boulevard, Unit E, Mentor, Ohio 44060.