CORNACCHIA - Pete Cornacchia of 3530 Game Farm Road, Springfield,
passed away October 23, 1988, at the age of 62. He was born in
Portland, Oregon, and had been a resident of this vicinity for most
of his life.
He was outdoor editor for the Register-Guard and a member of Ducks
Unlimited, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Izaak Walton
League. He was a World War II Army veteran.
He married his wife, Virginia, in Eugene on July 31, 1948.
Surviving besides his wife are 4 children: Sherry Cornacchia Boyd of
Anchorage, Alaska, Steve Cornacchia of Eugene, Carol Cogburn of
Springfield and Camille Cornacchia of Anchorage, Alaska; 3
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 26, 1877, at 1:30
p.m. in the Westminister Presbyterian Church at 777 Coburg Road with
Rev. Own Douglass officiating. Private interment to follow in West
Lawn Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to Ducks Unlimited
Fund or the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. POOLE-LARSEN FUNERAL HOME
in care of arrangements.
Register-Guard Lane County, Oregon, Wednesday, October 26, 1988,
[courtesy of "jessicado"]
Grave marker Marcel "Pete" Cornacchia in West Lawn
Memorial Park, Eugene (Lane county), Oregon.
Marcel enlisted in the Army on 18 January 19844
and was discharged on 7 May 1946. His specific dates of
service with the 508th are not yet known.