Nora Susan Cornish, 9 months, passed on Saturday, January 28, 2017.
Nora was born in 2016 in Winchester, Virginia, the daughter of Eric and Mary Cate Cornish. Both of her parents are teachers in the local school system – Eric with Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary and Mary Cate with Daniel Morgan Middle School.
Surviving are her parents, paternal grandfather, Michael Cornish of Clover, SC, maternal grandparents, James and Ann Kelleher of Bethel, CT; maternal great grandmother, Mary Woods of Worcester, MA; aunts and uncles, Christopher Cornish (Melissa) of Lake Wylie, SC, Craig Cornish (Lisa) of Chapel Hill, NC, Seamus Kelleher (Amber) of Boston, MA, and Brendan Kelleher of Danbury, CT; and cousins, Will, Hope, and Julia Cornish of Lake Wylie, SC, as well as numerous Kelleher and Woods cousins, aunts and uncles. Preceding her in death was paternal grandmother, Susan Cornish.
Mary Cate and Eric mourn the loss of their beloved daughter, Nora Susan, who in her short life brought nothing but joy to her parents, family and all others who knew her.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel, 1600 Amherst Street, Winchester, VA, 22601 with a Celebration of Life to follow at 5:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Nora Susan may be made to the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia, 10467 White Granite Drive, Suite 320, Oakton, Virginia 22124.