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Laurence E. Cornely Jul 29, 1940 - Oct 12, 2020

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Laurence Cornely, age 80, of Glen Mills, PA, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 12, 2020. Larry was the 6th child to the late Frank and Ann Cornely and was raised in the Highland Park Section of Delaware County. He was a 1958 graduate of Bonner High School. Larry was a retired construction manager and more recently a bus driver for the Garnet Valley School District. He was a devoted family man who raised his family in West Chester, PA. He was an avid golfer right up until the end, enjoying his friendships at Penn Oaks Country Club. Larry was a passionate fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. And like many an Irishman, he was quite good at telling a few tales. Larry was a parishioner of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church where he was active with the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors: his 5 loving daughters: Susan Miller (Philip), Diane Murray (Reilly), Kathleen Roberts (Craig), Patricia Canterino (John), and Eileen Mascherino (Jason), and their mother Kathleen (Hilscher) Lichtner; he was the proud grandfather of 11; he is also survived by his oldest brother, Fr. Francis Cornely, and many nieces and nephews of his departed siblings.

Visitation: Monday, October 19, 2020 from 9:15-10:45 am at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 430 Valleybrook Road, Glen Mills, PA. Funeral Mass: Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11:00 am at St. Thomas the Apostle Church. Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Conshohocken. In Lieu of Flowers: Donations may be made to the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity at 9001 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20903. 




Service Location

St. Thomas The Apostle Church

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Begins: Oct 19, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am

430 Valleybrook Road

Glen Mills, PA 19342

Cemetery Location

Calvary Cemetery

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Oct 19, 2020 1:00pm - 1:15pm

235 E. Matsonford Rd.

Conshohocken, PA 19428


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Denis Murray Sr says:

Submitted on: Oct 19, 2020

Autocorrect changed the heart emoticon to question marks. All my love

Denis Murray Sr says:

Submitted on: Oct 19, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. Larry was one of the bravest men I know, and his family is so loving. It's a wonderful thing to be a part of. Covid keeps me from being with you today and kept me from spending time with you Saturday but you are all in my heart. ????

Victoria E Sewell says:

Submitted on: Oct 14, 2020

Larry was not only my neighbor but a true and good friend! I'm very saddened and shocked by the news of his passing. He was very sweet, caring and the consummate gentleman! My thoughts and prayers are with his Family and he will be GREATLY MISSED!

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