Joan E. Cornell

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Joan Elizabeth Cornell, 76, of Manchester, died Monday, June 10, 2013, at Long View Nursing Home in Manchester.

Born Oct. 4, 1936, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late William Russell Shamer and Elizabeth Rebecca Study Shamer. She was the wife of Joseph Cornelious Cornell Sr., her husband of 48 years, who died in 2006.

Years ago, she was a waitress at the Westminster Moose. She enjoyed attending the Moose and playing bingo. She was an avid animal lover.

Surviving are children Thomas Roden III and wife Sherrie, of New Windsor, Linda Kulp-Trout and husband Thomas, of Gettysburg, Pa., Sharon Ridgely and husband Bryan, of Manchester, Joe Cornell Jr. and wife Kathy, of Westminster, Sherry Schweinsberg, of New Oxford, Pa., and Joanie Mayle and husband Harold III, of Taneytown; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by brothers John and William Shamer.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 p.m. until time of funeral service, 8 p.m. Wednesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester, with the Rev. Matthew S. Schenning officiating. Private cremation will follow at All Faiths Crematory and Chapel in Manchester, and interment will be at Patapsco Cemetery in Finksburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, Attn: Membership.

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Funeral Home
Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Manchester
3296 Charmil Drive P.O. Box 389
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 374-2626
Published in Carroll County Times on June 11, 2013
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