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Martha E. Cornish, BASD cafeteria worker Martha E. Cornish, BASD cafeteria worker

Martha E. Cornish, BASD cafeteria worker

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Martha E. Cornish, 90, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 13, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Lance and Virginia (Graves) French. She was the wife of the late Edwin Cornish.

She lived in Oklahoma for several years and had recently returned to the Lehigh Valley.

She was a cafeteria worker in the Bethlehem Area School District for many years.

She was a former member of St. Paul’s Baptist Church and later of the Second Baptist Church.

She is survived by three children, Cornelius and Linda (Esterly) French of Bethlehem and Rollanda and Aubrey Lewis and Berluvette Marrero, all of Oklahoma; 10 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Joseph Cornish; two sisters, Claudia Wingo and Beatrice Smith; and a brother, Roland Graves.

Arrangements were made by James Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.