Cornelia McCrate

Sunday, February 27, 2005

Cornelia McCrate, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center.

She was born July 15, 1910, at Columbus Grove, Ohio, daughter of Joseph C. and Delphine Dunne McCrate.

She graduated from St. Eustachius High School in Portageville, Mo. She lived much of her life in Lima, Ohio, where she was a member of St Rose Catholic Church.

She retired from Westinghouse Electric after 40 years.

Survivors include a brother, Michael McCrate of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Charlotte Meatte of Chesterfield, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.

Friends may call at 6 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. The rosary will be at 7 p.m.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Eustachius Catholic Church, with the Rev. Allan Saunder officiating. Burial will be in Portageville Cemetery.