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Margaret L. Cornwell

Margaret L. Cornwell

1916 - 2016

Margaret L. Cornwell, 97, formerly of Adams, passed away peacefully May 27, 2016, at Samaritan Keep Home where she was a resident since August of 2015.

Mrs. Cornwell was born October 10, 1918, in Watertown, daughter of Edward R. and Ida Stevens White. She graduated from high school and married Robert G. Cornwell on June 3, 1939, in Ashtabula, OH. Mr. Cornwell died on October 10, 1978.

After their marriage she and her husband moved to Ft. Myers Beach, FL, where they owned and operated a TV sales and repair business for several years. Mrs. Cornwell was employed by a dry cleaner for a short time and then became a teller- bookkeeper for First Savings and Loan, retiring in 1978.

She and her family spent many years at their home in Whites Bay, (named after her family) in Henderson.  Mrs. Cornwell enjoyed traveling, sharing stories in a unique fashion, even making you feel as if you were there too. People of all ages enjoyed her company, they were drawn to her by her remarkable outlook on life and great sense of humor. She attended Adams Baptist Church with her daughter Marcia. Mrs. Cornwell loved animals, especially Ollie and Kevin Margaret her two favorite dog friends.

Surviving are a daughter, Marcia Villers, Adams, three grandchildren, Sandra Myers, Delmar, NY, Chris Havenhill, St. Petersburg, FL, and Heather Stickney, Dover, FL, five great grandchildren, Victoria Villers-Grant, Delmar, Ian Myers, Delmar, Mason Wise, Dover, FL, David Stickney, Jr. Dover, FL, Caleb Stickney, Dover, FL. A daughter Patricia Havenhill and a brother Ray White died before her.

There will be no calling hours. The funeral and burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. Contributions may be made to Credo,  595 W. Main Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.


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May Margaret’s family and friends be comforted by God’s promise to “swallow up death forever, and wipe away every tear from all faces”. (Isaiah 25:8) Remembering too the promise of the Resurrection Hope here on the Earth for both the Unrighteous and Righteous. (Acts 24:15)

By Helen West on 06 03, 2016


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So sorry for the loss of a wonderful Mother, Grandmother, and a friend. Margaret will be greatly missed.  I will always cherish the stories she told me and her gift for listening. She was my favorite client. She was truly a gift from God.
To Marcia and the entire family, I send my sympathy and prayers. With love, Loretta

By Loretta on 06 01, 2016


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