Harry Cornell Jr., 65, of Huntington Mills, died Thursday afternoon, March 14, 2013, at the Hospice Community Care, Wilkes-Barre.
Born Aug. 30, 1947 in Somerville, N.J., he was the son of the late Harry and Mildred (Van Nostrand) Cornell Sr.
He was a graduate of Bound Brook High School in New Jersey. He was employed as a welder for several companies, and his last employment was with Columbia Industries, Berwick. He was a member of the United Sportsmen's Club, Huntington Mills, and a social member of the American Legion Post No. 495, Shickshinny.
Surviving are his sister, Leda Carr and her husband, Lawrence Carr Sr., Huntington Mills; nephews, Lawrence Carr Jr. and his wife, Kathy, and Richard Carr and his fiancée, Judy; great-nephew, Douglas and his fiancée, Melanie, and great-nieces, Danielle, Brittnie, Rickie Lynn and Destiny; and childhood friends in New Jersey, Jerry and Howie Parks, "Crazy Nick" and Al.
Private memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the
, 101 W. Frack St., Frackville PA 17931 or Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Hospital, 25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18765. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayo Funeral Home Inc., Shickshinny. For information, or to send condolences, please visit www.mayofh.com.
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 17, 2013