Janet J. Cornfield age 75, formerly of Shillington, PA, died Monday, January 2, 2006 at Elcor Health Services in Horseheads after and extended illness.
Born in Philadelphia, PA on January 21, 1930, she was the daughter of Ralph and Mary (Irvins) Jones. Janet married Richard A. Cornfield, Sr. on June 6 1953 in Philadelphia, and was preceded in death by him in 1988. She had been employed by the Berks County, PA coroners office where she was a secretary. She loved her family and studying the Bible. She loved to teach adult Sunday School Classes, and was active with womens small group Bible studies in the Reading, PA area.
She is survived by a daughter, Joyce (Jack) McNerny of Boise, ID; four sons, Rick (Carol) Cornfield of Palmer, AK , Kurt (Nancy) Cornfield of Corning, Mark (Judy) Cornfield of Corning and Doug (Jackie) Cornfield of Painted Post; two sisters, Alma Forgeng of Huntington Valley, PA and Nancy Hissey of St. Petersburgh, FL; a close family friend Janet Martz of Shillington, PA; 21 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Janet was predeceased by a sister Doris Jones.
A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday January 4, 2006 at 12:00 Noon at Fairview Cemetery, 310 Forth Street in Shillington, PA with Reverend Rick Cornfield officiating.
Memorials may be directed to Calvary Baptist Church, 510 Park Ave. Reading, PA 19611.