Earl Owen Cornish

Born: Tue., Jul. 25, 1933
Died: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Mar. 04, 2019
Location: Scott Funeral Home, Inc.


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 04, 2019
Location: Scott Funeral Home, Inc.


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Earl Owen Cornish, 85, of Terryville, husband of Donna (LeSavage) Cornish passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Pines in Bristol.

Earl was born July 25, 1933 in Munising, MI; he was the son of the late Earl C. and Ethel Belle (Strong) Cornish. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a self-employed Design Engineer.

In addition to his wife Donna of 64 years, he is survived by his sons, Steven of Burlington, Timothy and his wife Monique of Bristol, Kristine Dobrowolski of Farmington, Richard and his wife Vicki of Mandeville, LA, Thomas and his wife Elizabeth of Burlington, David Cornish and Robin Gilghrist of Dillon, CO, and Sharon Harshaw and her husband, Gregory of Simsbury; as well as his beloved grandchildren and their spouses, James and Michelle, Nicholas and Melissa, Louis Sgt. US Army and Angie Cossette, Jessica and Rich Sanzo, Dustin and Lauren Dobrowolski, Samantha and Nick Chiasson, Owen Cornish, Sgt. US Marines, Michael Cornish, Rachel, David, and Brian Harshaw, as well as four precious great grandchildren, Hannah Cossette, Carter and Mathew Sanzo and Richard Cornish, and Earl’s lap cat, Raven.

Earl enjoyed fishing, and flying model airplanes; although visually impaired, after his retirement, he kept busy by making homemade sauerkraut and pickles, as well as using his smoker to make a variety of jerky and sausage. He loved to tell tales of his youth spent in the Upper Peninsula, MI. In his later years, he spent many enjoyable hours playing WII golf with any family member, but especially his oldest son Steven.  

In memory of Earl’s love for children, and in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Earl’s name to ‘Make a Wish’ foundation at www.ct.wish.org

A memorial service will be held 11AM on Monday at the Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville.  Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.  Burial with military honors will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.
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Robin R. Brown
   Posted Wed February 27, 2019
Very Sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

Rae Martin
   Posted Thu February 28, 2019
Dearest Donna and Family,
So very sorry to hear of Earl's passing. Such a truly great person that left a lot of kindness and happy memories behind with his family and anyone that met him. I will always remember his sense of humor, his love of family, and miss the stories of his life. That smile....but most of all I will cherish the one last jar of pickles I have from him. I was lucky to be able to enjoy many over the years. God Bless you all. Fly with the Angels Earl.....

vicky marden
   Posted Thu February 28, 2019
Kristine, you and your family are in our hearts and prayers. So sorry for your loss.

Amy Dalton
   Posted Thu February 28, 2019
Rick and Vicky - my heart is with you. Let me know if there is anything on this end I can help with locally during your time up north with family.

Stephen Sharai
   Posted Thu February 28, 2019
Rick, so sorry to hear of your loss. Your Dad sounded like a great person. Anything I can do at work to help out please let me know.

Oscar Pineda
   Posted Thu February 28, 2019
Rick, my deepest condolences to you, and your family.

Jenn Gardache
   Posted Thu February 28, 2019
Rick,
You and your family are in our thoughts. Sincerest condolences.

Emily Hurst
   Posted Thu February 28, 2019
Rick, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Ed Johnson
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
PLease accept my deepest condolences on your loss.
I worked for Earl years ago at E&E Design.
Earl was a great guy.
I am sorry for your loss.
Ed Johnson

Laurie Caouette
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
My heart is with you. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Katy Evans
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
Cornish Family: Very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. - Katy Evans

Tarra
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
Uncle Rick, Aunt Vickie and the whole Family,
We are so sorry to hear the loss of your dad/father in law and grandparent and great grandfather!!! We are thinking of you during this hard time. We wish we could come give all of guys big hugs in person!!!! Our thoughts and prayer are with all of you!!!

With Lots of Love,
Tarra,JR, Renee and Garrett xoxo

Lindsay Marsh
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
Kris, So sorry for your loss. You are your family are in my prayers <3

Deb Chambers
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
So sorry to hear about your Loss. My sincere condolences to you and Family. Will keep you in prayers Kris.

JoAnn M York
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
Dear Rick and Vickie, We are so sorry for the loss of your dad. All of you are in our thoughts .

Simone Lawrence
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
Hi Kris, I am very sorry for your loss.

Joan Martin
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
Dear Tim and Monique,
I know how much it hurts to lose a precious Dad and both Adrien and I send our sincere condolences. We will keep you in our thoughts and in our prayers.

Joline Burke
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
Rick and Vickie

No word can describe how sorry I am for your loss. I am blessed to have know your father. He has departed from this earth, but he is still alive in our hearts. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Love
Jo and Larry

Lizzy Crocker
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
To Kris and family- sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at this time.

Jo Allen
   Posted Sat March 02, 2019
Kris and Family , So sorry for you loss. No matter How old we get Daddy is always Daddy, My heart breaks for all of you at this time. May God give you the strength to remember all the happy times spent with Your Dad.

Gilghrist Family
   Posted Sat March 02, 2019
Dear Dave and family,
We(Richard, Emily, Doug, Alexis and Uncle Bob},wish to extend to you and your family or deepest sympathy and continued prayers for finding peace in your memories of loving times shared with your Dad. May the love that you share with your family comfort you and help ease your sorrow. We love you Dave with our whole hearts and souls and you are always in our prayers and in our hearts.
We love you,
Richard, Emily, Doug, Alexis and Uncle Bob
xoxo

Virender Ajmani
   Posted Sat March 02, 2019
Rick
So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers

Pamela Lee Tripp
   Posted Sun March 03, 2019
Aunt Donna and all my cousins,
I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Earl will be fondly remembered. Praying for peace and comfort for all of you.
Your cousin,
Pam

Phillip DuTremble
   Posted Sun March 03, 2019
Donna and Family,

Berni and I were saddened to learn of Earl’s passing. We extend our most sincere condolences on your loss.

Gwendolyn White
   Posted Sun March 03, 2019
Kris I just heard about your dad, I was out of work now I want to express my sadness for the lost of your father and how bless your were to have him for such a longtime and I know you have wonderful memory that will last you a life time,and I know that our heavenly father who is in heaven will ease the pain.