Geneva L. Corwell

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YORK Geneva L. (Graybill) Corwell, 93, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at The Lutheran Home at Sprenkle Drive. She was the wife of Austin G. "Peck" Corwell, to whom she was married for 74 years on December 17, 2012. A celebration of life tribute service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York, with the Rev. Judith A. McKee officiating. A viewing will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Born July 14, 1919, in York, a daughter of the late Clarence E. and Ida E. (Baublitz) Graybill, she was a graduate of William Penn Senior High School Class 19M36. Mrs. Corwell retired from Dentsply Inc. in 1987. She was an active member at Grace Lutheran Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, in the Quilter's group, and was a Eucharistic Minister. Geneva also enjoyed her card club, gardening, embroidery, and going dancing with her husband and friends. Mrs. Corwell's most precious moments came while spending time with her entire family. In addition to her husband, Peck, she is survived by a son, Austin Sam Corwell and wife, M. Carol Corwell of York; three daughters, Nedra L. and husband, Dale Boyer of York, Deborah E. and husband, David Smyser of Spring Grove, and Marsha A. and husband, Kenneth Humphreys of Abington, Pa.; 10 grandchildren, Jennifer Hartman, Greg and John Corwell, Lori Joseph, Beth Shenberger, David and Stephen Smyser, Melissa Snyder, Stephanie Donahue, and Marc Humphreys; and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Social Services Foundation, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., York, PA 17404. Send Condolences at
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 25, 2013