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Robert C. Cornell

August 28, 1933 — May 17, 2021

Robert C. Cornell

Robert C. Cornell, 87, of Meadville, passed away Monday, May 17, 2021, at Wesbury United Methodist Community.

Robert was born in Titusville, on August 28, 1933, a son of the late Wallace E. and Daisey (Hunt) Cornell.

On June 24, 1977, Robert married Joan B. Bortner; she survives.

He was an active member of Living Waters Church, now known as Victory Family Church, Meadville Campus.

A US veteran, Korean Conflict, Robert entered the US Army on May 26, 1953 and served his country honorably until April 28, 1955, having attained the rank of Corporal. He was the recipient of National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, United Nations Service Medal and Korean Service Medal. Following his honorable discharge he was employed by the former Erie Lackawanna Railroad as a welder for 15 years and retired from Channellock, Inc. where he was employed in the Heat Treat Department. He was a member of T.O.P.S. Robert was an avid outdoors man who especially enjoyed fishing, coon hunting and was a very successful deer hunter.

In addition to his wife Joan of 43 years, Robert is survived two children David Mattocks, Jr. (Neoma) of Saegertown, Sharon Chapman (Timothy) of Belmont, NH, eleven grandchildren Monique Stallings (Scott), Isaiah Mattocks (Heather), Elijah Mattocks, (Katherine), Jeff Mattocks, Peter Mattocks, Jude Mattocks, Ezra Mattocks, John Chapman, Mark Chapman, Brian Chapman, Christopher Hollern (Megan), six great grandchildren Brittany, Hannah and Anna Stallings, Dakota, Malachi and TaraBeth Mattocks, six great great grandchildren Neveah and Izabella Stallings, Declan, Maddox, Sawyer and Bennett Hollern, a sister Elaine Cornell of Titusville, a brother Lester Cornell of Oil City, many nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by three sisters Josephine, Patty, Linda, six brothers Bill, Harold, Marion "Gubby", Merle, Ronnie and Kenneth.

Family and friends are invited to call Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 4-7 PM and on Friday from 10 - 11 at STEPHEN P. MIZNER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 404 CHESTNUT STREET, MEADVILLE, where a Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM with Scott Stallings officiating. Full military honors by VFW Post #2006 will follow.

Robert will be laid to rest in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Vernon Twp.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Victory Family Church, 868 Water Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or Isaiah Ministries, C/O Isaiah Mattocks, 1445 North Boonville Ave., Springfield, MO 65802-1894 Please use in the memo #2713980.

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Visitation

Friday, May 21, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. - Meadville

404 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335

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A Memorial Service

Friday, May 21, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. - Meadville

404 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335

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