2012-02-24 / Obits

Cecilia M. Corning


Cecilia M. Corning, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 20.

Corning was born in Bronx, New York and moved to Rockaway 64 years ago from Woodhaven, New York. She was a member of the Belle Harbor Yacht Club and parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Church.

Corning was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Corning and sister, Eileen Gilroy.

She is survived by her sons, Thomas J., John P., Daniel J., Robert C. and William W. Corning; daughter, Joan Marie Vegh; sister, Sr. Joan Larkin C.S.J.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass will take place on Friday, February 24, at 9:45 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Disposition will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village, New York.

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