Obituary for Gerald P. "Gerry" Cornell
Gerald P. “Gerry” Cornell
September 14, 2017
Gerald P. Cornell, 78, of Syracuse passed away at his home on Thursday. He was a spiritual, kind, hardworking family man, who loved hunting, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, and the great outdoors. Gerry was a communicant of St. Daniel Church. He proudly served in the United States Marines from 1956 to 1960. Gerry was a dedicated and innovative worker at Lindstrom Electric/Cummings/Irby for 57 years. He was a member of the Liverpool Rod and Gun Club for more than ten years and a member of the Onondaga Ski Club for over a decade. Gerry was predeceased by his mother, Reine Orr; his daughter, Emily; and his former wife Marsha Goodman. Survivors include his wife, Deborah; his beloved children, a daughter, Michelle Rowe; three sons, Michael (Marcia) Cornell, David Cornell, and Brian Cornell; eleven grandchildren, Alana, Amy, Ashley, Becca, Erica, Jillian, Mark, Michael, Paul, Sean, and Tyler; and five great- grandchildren. Gerry was blessed with many caring friends and neighbors throughout his life in Syracuse/Lyncourt. He will be deeply missed by all. A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday September 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at St. Daniel Church, 3004 Court Street. Burial will be private in St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt N.Y. Contributions may be made in Gerry’s name to Hospice of C.N.Y, Liverpool Rod and Gun Club and /or St. Daniel Church. Online condolences at CarterFuneralHome.com.