Loretta A. (Polches) Cornell 68 of Hinsdale and formerly of Keene died unexpectedly on Friday, March 9, 2012 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in Brattleboro, VT.
Loretta was born the daughter of Lucy (Polches) and Raymond Lvesque on July 26, 1943 in Caribou, Maine.
Ms. Cornell has lived with her significant other Mr. Bobby Tucker for many years.
She worked as an Environmental Services Technician for ten years at the Antioch of New England Company before retiring in 2009. Prior, she was gainfully employed by Gates Incorporated in Peterborough in the manufacturing division.
Ms. Cornell lived a simple life. In her free time she liked to fish. She was also happy playing on her computer perusing the internet on social networks and playing on line games.
Loretta is survived by her six children; Jerry Lvesque of Winchester, Sandra (Sandy) Crandell (Polches) of Houlton, ME., Raymond Wright of Lewiston, ME., Rodney Stubs Jr. and his wife Jill of Swanzey, David Stubbs of Manchester and Joanne Hobbs and her husband Ben of Winchester. She also leaves many grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Loretta is pre deceased by her parents Lucy Polches and Raymond Lvesque. She is also pre deceased by her daughter, Edith Stubbs who passed on February 19, 2012.
As an act of altruism Ms. Cornell donated tissues to the New England Organ Bank for transplant purposes.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 10am. in the Grace Christian Fellowship Church, Main St. Winchester 03470. There are no calling hours and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory to the Loretta A. Cornell memorial fund. C/O the Savings Bank of Walpole, 84 Marlboro St. Keene, NH. 03431 or to the charity of ones choice. All services are under the direction of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene. www.cheshirefamilyfuneralhome.com.