CWO4 (BOSN) Friend J. "Joe" Cornell, PACTACLET Plankowner Passes

CORNELL Friend Joe Cornell, 79, of Atlantic Beach, FL passed away on Sept. 15, 2013. He was born March 21, 1934 in Binghamton, NY. Joe retired from the US Coast Guard as a Warrant Officer 4 after 34 years of service. He was an active member and past Post Commander of American Legion Post 129; a member of The Fleet Reserve 290, and a lifetime member of the VFW. He was also a member of Community Presbyterian Church and served as an Elder, Deacon and Trustee. Joe is survived by his wife of 33 years, Pat; daughters, Dani (Tim), Beth (Mike) and Toni (Jerry); stepsons, Jim (Heather) and Marc (Rose); grandsons, Gehrig, Taran, Travis, Levi, Jeremiah and Zachary; and granddaughter, Paige. A Celebration of his life will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 in the American Legion Post 129.