Alvin Cornell

May 24, 1928 ~ June 24, 2020 (age 92)





Alvin Cornell, of Mt. Chestnut, passed away Wednesday evening, June 24, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot, PA.  He was 92.

Mr. Cornell was born on May 24, 1928 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, and was the twin brother of Calvin Cornell and foster brother of William and Richard DiNino.

He began his working career with Shenango Steel, Neville Island, on August 8, 1953 from where he retired on February 1, 1990 following 36 and half years of service.  He was a member of the St. Christopher’s at the Lake Catholic Church, Prospect. 

His special cat Delilah, was his constant and loyal companion as was any stray cat that would appear at his door.  He enjoyed tinkering and is remembered for his ability to fix most anything.  He had a love for watching cartoons, older tv shows and enjoyed listening to big band and classical music.  In his younger years, he enjoyed motorcycles and camping. 

Alvin is survived by many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his twin brother Calvin Cornell and foster brother Richard DiNino.

Family and friends may call on Sunday, June 28, 2020 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect.  

Due to Covid 19 concerns, a private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Christopher’s of the Lake Catholic Church, Prospect with Rev. Adam Verona officiating.  Family and friends are invited to attend the graveside services at the Greenlawn Burial Estates, Butler on Monday, June 29, 2020 at 12:00 Noon.

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The family has suggested that memorial tributes may be made to the St. Christopher’s Catholic Church, 229 N. Franklin Street, Prospect, PA 16052 or to the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road, Renfrew, PA 16053


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June 28, 2020

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, PC
P.O. Box 486 / 387 Main St.
Prospect, PA 16052

Graveside Service
June 29, 2020

12:00 PM
Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, PC
P.O. Box 486 / 387 Main St.
Prospect, PA 16052

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