Cover photo for James R. "Jim" Cornman's Obituary
James R. "Jim" Cornman Profile Photo

James R. "Jim" Cornman

December 5, 1935 — August 19, 2023

Ebensburg

James R. "Jim" Cornman

 

 

CORNMAN—James R. Sr., 87, Ebensburg, passed away Aug. 19, 2023 at home. Born December 5, 1935, in Manhattan, NY, son of Howard C. and Frances (Turk) Cornman. Preceded in death by parents; brothers and sisters, Thomas J. Cornman, Lawrence D. Cornman and Joan (Cornman) Crum. Survived by wife of 63 years, Clara G. (Hershberger) Cornman and children, Barbara (Frank) DiLoreto, Windber; James Jr. (Stacie), Illinois; Debbie (Robert) Johnson, Nanty Glo; Patricia (Don) Marra, Revloc; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Brother of Frances Louise (Charlie Imler) Bedford; Bonnie Vuckovich (David), Bedford; Donna Shaw (Jim), Johnstown and Robert Cornman, Ebensburg. Jim was a graduate of Clarion State Teachers College. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and a teacher for over 30 years finishing career at Central Cambria Middle School, where he taught Math and Science. Jim was a scout leader for the Boy Scouts of America for 60 years to include Troop 98, Ebensburg. He enjoyed puzzles, stamp and coin collecting, camping, hiking and bird watching. He was an usher at Ebensburg Methodist Church where he was a lifetime member.  The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 1 p.m., Thursday August, 24, 2023 Ebensburg Methodist Church, with Rev. Ashley Weyant officiating. Committal, Holy Name Cemetery, Ebensburg, with military graveside rites by Windber VFW, Post #4795 ritual team. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to Ebensburg Boy Scout Troop 98 in care of Jim’s family or to Conemaugh Regional Hospice, 210 Industrial Park Road, Suite 150, Johnstown, PA 15904 in memory of James R. Cornman. The family is being served by Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Online condolences may be posted at www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James R. "Jim" Cornman, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, August 24, 2023

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Thursday, August 24, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 602

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree