RIDGELEY, W.Va. — Norma Lee Corwell, 81, of Ridgeley, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 17, 1931, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Carl VanAusdale and Catherine (Rose) VanAusdale. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James “Ed” Corwell, Sr.; two grandchildren, Sarah Corwell and James “Jimbo” Corwell III; two brothers, Marion “Pete” and Bernard VanAusdale and two sisters, Rosemary VanAusdale and Myrarita Twigg.
Mrs. Corwell had worked as a seamstress for 27 years at the Schwab Company. She was a member of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish-SS. Peter & Paul Shrine.
She loved to sew, read, and do wood crafts with her husband.
“Grandma” was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. She will be deeply missed.
Survivors include her four sons, Jim Corwell Jr. and wife Cindy, Denny Corwell and wife Patty, Greg Corwell and Joe Corwell Sr. and Rae Llewellyn, all of Ridgeley; three daughters, Cindy Johnson and husband Ray, of Cumberland, Cathy Moreland and husband Roger and Pixie Potts, all of Ridgeley; grandchildren, Ray Johnson II and wife Kari, Mandy Johnson, Tracie Koontz and husband Todd, Chad Corwell and wife Jennifer, Shane Corwell and wife Missy, Kenny Moreland, Corey Moreland and wife Lisa, Michael Potts and wife Arle, Jason Potts and wife Liz, Tommy Corwell and wife Samantha, Joey Corwell and wife Tara, and Crissy Holler and husband Dave; great-grandchildren, Brayden, Camden and Ashden Koontz, Alyssa, Ashlee, Nicholas and Tyler Corwell and Aaron Bartik, Jayla, Jansen, Jessa and Graceyn Moreland, Evan, Collin, and Gavin Corwell, Lily Duncan, Hellis, Ivan and Annabelle Potts, Zane, Eli, Kylie and Hailee Jo Marie Johnson, Colin and Conner Corwell, Abigail and Anderson Holler and 28 Baby Holler to arrive soon; several nieces and nephews and her faithful companion, “Rascal.”
Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at SS. Peter & Paul Shrine on Tuesday at 1 p.m.
Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Corwell’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be made to either the WMHS Cancer Patient Assistance Fund, P.O. Box 539, Cumberland, MD 21501-0539 or to the American Diabetes Foundation, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.
Condolences to the family may be posted after Mrs. Corwell’s obituary at www.upchurchfh.com.
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Kelley Kathleen (Watkins) (Lantz) Jackson, 46, of LaVale, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
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Carl Lee Booth, 76, of Gormania, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 9, 2013 at his home.
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Virginia Lee Walton, 65, of Frostburg, passed away at her residence on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
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John James Bradfield, 66, of Hagerstown, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at his home.
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Denver D. Yokum, 58, of Warmuth Lane, Bedford, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at his home.
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William Kenneth Machin, 84, of Rawlings, passed away on Dec. 9, 2013 at Heartland of Keyser Nursing Center.
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Elmer D. Donahoe, 73, of Chaneysville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 with his wife by his side.
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