Jeannette Frances Corson

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  • "My Wife Jeannette, Was and always will be my life, We have..."
    - Alfred Corson
  • "God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be, so he..."
    - Alvin Corson
  • "Al, May God Bless you in this time of sorrow. Jeannette..."
    - Mary Ann Cooley
  • "So sorry for your loss."
    - Linda Corson
  • "Uncle Alfred, Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and..."
    - Deborah and Toby Post
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Jeannette Frances Corson
1931 - 2017
CORNVILLE - Jeannette F. Corson, 86, of Cornville, passed away after a short illness, on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Skowhegan.
She was born in Embden, on May 2, 1931, the daughter of Charles and Dora (Dugas) Pratt.
Jeannette went to school at Lawrence High School in Fairfield. She was very proud in her accomplishment of earning her GED later in life. She married Alfred C. Corson on March 29, 1969, in Skowhegan.
Jeannette worked for many years in area shoe shops. She was a president of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit in Skowhegan.
Jeannette enjoyed spending time with her husband, hunting, watching the New England Patriots, reading, doing puzzles and watching old western movies. In her younger days, she enjoyed racing at Unity Raceway.
Jeannette is survived by her husband, Alfred C. Corson, of Cornville; her children, Dianna Fernald, and her partner Lewis Stillman, of Clinton; Omer Kenneth Pelotte, and wife Lorrie, of Fairfield; Nancy Cook, and her husband Jay, of Naples, Fla.; Timmy Pelotte, and wife Debora, of Benton; and Roy Pelotte, and wife Gail, of Skowhegan.
Jeannette is survived by 20 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles Pratt III, and partner Roberta; Burtell Pratt, and partner Marlene; and Gerald Pratt, and wife Peggy; and sister, Emily Nutt; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Jeannette was predeceased by her children: son, Wayne Pelotte; daughter, Paula Pelotte; and son, Darrell Pelotte; brother, Richard Pratt; sister, Arlene Wing; son-in-law, George Fernald Sr.; granddaughter, Sandra Dee Fernald; grandson, Rex Quimby; great-granddaughter, Danika Quimby; and great-grandson, Devan Quimby.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at 1 p.m., with the Reverend Mark Tanner officiating, at East Skowhegan Cemetery, 449 Oak Pond Rd., Skowhegan. Following the graveside service, there will be a gathering, to celebrate the life of Jeannette F. Corson, at the New Beginnings Church of God, 392 Main St., Waterville. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan.

Published in Central Maine on Aug. 7, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Smart & Edwards Funeral Home
183 Madison Ave | Skowhegan, ME 04976 | (207) 474-3357
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