Diana M. Cushing, age 80, of Corning, died on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Robert Packer Hospital. She was born on December 5, 1937 in Corning, the daughter of Joseph E. and Thelma (Dacey) Cushing.
She was employed by Corning, Inc. as an Administrative Assistant from 1955 to 1993, she was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Church, and a member of the Northside High School Alumni Association.
She is survived by her daughter, Paula C. (Mike) Smith, sons, Matthew N. Cook and Mitchell T. (Ellana) Cook, and grandchildren, Gretchen, Tanner, Dalton, and Mason. Diana was predeceased by her parents, Joseph E. and Thelma Cushing, and her brother, John "Jack" Cushing.
It was Diana’s wish that there be no calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend Diana’s celebration of life on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Crystal City VFW, 281 Baker Street, Corning, NY. Private burial will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to the Finger Lakes SPCA, 72 Cameron Street, Bath, NY 14810.
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