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Leah A. Cornwell Melchert
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Birth: 1912
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 2001
Bay Saint Louis
Hancock County
Mississippi, USA

Daughter of Cyrus Cornwell and Rose Rassbach.

Times-Picayune
New Orleans, LA
October 25, 2001
Page: 05

Leah A.C. Melchert, widow of Charles L. Melchert, beloved Mother of Marie Burglass of Diamondhead, MS, died Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 11:00 AM at Hancock Medical Center in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

Mrs. Melchert was a retired nursing instructor, member of the Great 100 Nurses of New Orleans, the American Red Cross, the A.A.R.P., and the Mount Olive Lutheran Church Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by her daughter Marie Bishop Burglass, three grandchildren: Tracy Charles Bishop of Atlanta, GA, Mrs. Lori Lea Crowe of Tallahassee, FL, and Mrs. Holly Jo Moran of Pass Christian, MS, and two great-grandchildren: Leah Grace and Abigail Lea Crowe of Tallahassee, FL. Mrs. Melchert is also survived by two brothers and two sisters: Jerry Cornwell of Rosepine, LA, Lynn Cornwell of Merville, LA. Mrs. Esther Muller of Bremerton, WA and Mrs. Ruth Hawley of Lacomb, LA.

Funeral Services will be celebrated on Friday, October 26, 2001, at JACOB SCHOEN AND SON 3827 CANAL STREET AT N. SCOTT. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM followed by a funeral service at 1:30 PM. Interment will be in Garden of Memories in Metairie 
 
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 Parents:
  Cyrus S Cornwell (1891 - 1974)
  Rose A Cornwell (1890 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles L Melchert (1920 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leah A. Cornwell Melchert (1912 - 2001)
  Jerry Charles Cornwell (1920 - 2009)*
  Lynn B. Cornwell (1924 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Garden Of Memories
Metairie
Jefferson Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Section K
 
Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: Nov 21, 2009
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Rest in Peace Leah
- Jack Broome
 Added: Apr. 14, 2013

- Duke and Kathy
 Added: Jun. 12, 2012
 
 
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