Richard "Dick" Alden Cornell
1932 — 2022
Richard Alden "Dick" Cornell passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Hearthstone Health Campus, Bloomington, Indiana. Richard was born in an apartment above the Meshoppen Fire Department, in Meshoppen Pennsylvania on December 2, 1932, to Alden Evans Cornell and Julia (Fassett) Cornell. He grew up in and around PA eventually moving in with his grandmother in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania so he could attend Tunkhannock High School where he graduated with the class of '49. Richard left home at seventeen to join his father working on road construction crews. He would often drive stretches of highway in Pennsylvania remarking that he had helped build that part of the road. Toward the end of...