Obituary of Jack E. Cornish
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Jack E. Cornish Sr. Dundee: Jack E. Cornish Sr., age 75, of Dundee, NY died unexpectedly Sunday October 30, 2011 while attending a shooting event at the Himrod Conservation Club while enjoying one of his favorite pastimes. Friends are invited to call from 2-4 & 5-7 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 3) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee. Funeral services will begin at 7:00 pm with a Fireman Service, followed by Rev. Lucinda O'Leary officiating. Burial will be private in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Dundee V.F.W. Post, 125 Seneca St. Ext., Dundee, NY 14837; the Himrod Conservation Club, 770 Rice Rd., Himrod, NY 14842; or the Himrod Fire Department, P.O. Box 112, Himrod, NY 14842. Jack was born July 4, 1936 in Dundee, NY, the son of the late Milton and Cora Cornish. A life long area resident, He was a former Highway Superintendent of the Town of Starkey, retiring in 2000. Mr. Cornish was a member and Past Chief of the Himrod Fire Department, a devoted longtime member of the Himrod Conservation Club, and a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #426, Montour Falls, NY. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, target shooting, bowling, motorcycles, camping and playing cards. He is survived and will be missed by 2 sons Scott A. (Rebecca) Cornish of Corning, NY, Jay D. Cornish of Dundee, 3 daughters Gail M.C. (Paul) Forsay and Dena L. Kibbe both of Marian, NY, Paula D. (Louie) Seeley of Dundee; 10 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 2 brothers Fred Cornish of Penn Yan, Allan Cornish of Millerton, PA; 2 sisters Betty Wood of Canandaigua, Millie (Raymond) Keeney of Millerton, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by a son Jack E. Cornish Jr. in 1992, and a son Jerry D. Cornish in 2002; 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Jack Cornish, please visit our Tree Store
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