Charles L. Cornbower
07/13/1938 - 09/09/2015

Charles L. Cornbower, 77, of Hanover entered into God’s eternal care on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Transitions Healthcare – Gettysburg. He was the husband of Mary Louise “Tootie” (Little) Cornbower who died February 20, 2013.  Born July 13, 1938 in New Oxford, he was the son of the late Charles W. and Josephine M. (Lawrence) Cornbower.  Charlie retired from Donald B. Smith Roofing, Hanover. He was a member of Sacred Heart Basilica, Hanover, the McSherrystown Moose, a life member of McSherrystown Home Association, McSherrystown Fish and Game and SAVES. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to auctions.  Surviving is a brother; Ronald P. Cornbower of Hanover, the “kids”; JoAnn Klunk, Jim Kitzmiller, Janice Zinn, Judy Kitzmiller and Jenny Long, and many other nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister; Joan C. Kuhn and two nephews; Scott Cornbower and Billy Kuhn.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, September 11, 2015 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown with Rev. Mr. Joseph F. Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Hanover. Friends and relatives will be received Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Charles may be made to VNA of Hanover, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331 or to Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave. McSherrystown, PA 17344.

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Posted at:09/10/2015 9:09 am
The Kids -
Charlie, go fly high and be with Tootie, Dwayne, Mom & Dad and the rest of Our Family. We want to Thank You Very Much for all the help and support you given all of us Kids all our life.We will miss you. And now You will be another Angel on our shoulders to help guide and protect us. We Love You.

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