Alvah E. Cornell, Jr.


Alvah E. Cornell, Jr., 85, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021. He was born in Ballston Spa, NY on June 15, 1936 to Alvah and Lena Cornell, Sr. He served in the US Army.

Alvah worked for General Electric Co in Schenectady for 20 years and later worked for the Ballston Spa National Bank until he retired. Alvah enjoyed playing guitar, and spending time with his family and friends.

He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Sylvia, daughter Jean, siblings William, Donald, James, Charles, Frank, Dennis, Carol, Sally and Eleanor. Alvah is survived by his children Lori Geiselman (Kim), Alvah Cornell III (Ella), Fay Thomson (Gene), Frankie Cornell (Ranu), and Barbara Donohue (Bob), and their mother Clara Gonyea; stepchildren Michael Lucadamo and Christine Wells (Ken); sister Lillian Bush; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to a calling hour on Thursday, September 30, from 9:30 to 10:30am at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will be held at 10:30am. Burial with military honors will follow at the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.

Memorial contributions in memory of Alvah may be made to the Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard Association, 200 Duell Road-Suite 1, Schuylerville, NY 12871.

Guest Book

Michael Dingman

So sorry to hear of Alvah's passing my condolences to the family.
He was a great man! He will forever be remembered!!

Nick Lytle

Alvie, Fay and family, Sorry for your loss.

Carolyn and Bill Taylor

So sorry to hear this.
Lil call us love and prayers to you all may he RIP.

Wendy Gonzalez

Lori, Fay, Alvah, Frankie and Barb, So very sorry about your dad. Uncle Alvah was a good man. I do know he is in good company in heaven. Until we meet again. RIP
Love
Wendy & Family

Ann (Parillo) Pettit

Barb and family: So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories comfort you.

Carolyn LaFreniere (Whalen)

My heart felt condolences to all of Alvah’s family. I have good memories as a kid playing with a bunch of you at gramma’s on Greenfield Ave or Dad's house as our fathers were friends. Wish I could be there in person but unfortunately I can’t. Thinking of you all!! Hugs!!!