Lester A. Cornell

April 9, 1940 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 81)


Lester A. Cornell, 81, of Oil City, PA. , passed away Monday Jan. 3, 2022 at his home.

Born April 9, 1940 in Titusville, PA., he was the son of the late Wallace E. Cornell & Daisy Shoemaker Hunt Cornell.

Lester was previously married to Candice Sargent and she preceded him in death.

He is survived by his longtime companion Janice Rose of Oil City.

His children

Wanda Delp & her husband Conrad of Guys Mills

Tina Grinnell & her husband Jerry of Venango

Marcy Rose of Oil City

Kathy Rose of Oil City

Greg Rose of Oil City


Ashley Grinnell, Susan Grinnell, Jessica Vettorell

Kaila Sloan, Trey Rose, Richie Armagost, Miya Armagost

Great Grandchildren

Scarlette Hart, trenton Evans, Aaliyah Evans, Rodney Turner, Alaina Turner and Tabbitha Bodnar

He is also survived by a sister

Elaine Cornell of Titusville

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Vennie Cornell in 1972 and a granddaughter Jennifer Lynn in 2017, as well as

brothers William, Robert, Merle and Kenneth Cornell and sisters Pat Johnson and Linda Casler

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Interment will be in Heckathorn Cemetery.

The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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