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By Lacey Gardner

Alicia Eve Cornell, 46, Wellsville


Wellsville, NY – Alicia Eve Cornell, 46, of South Brooklyn Avenue, died on Friday, September 1, 2023, in Hagerstown, MD. She was born in Wellsville on December 28, 1976, the daughter of Billy and Janet (Geffers) Cornell.

Alicia was a 1995 graduate of Andover Central School. She found her career at Dresser Rand/Siemen’s Energy, where she worked for the last 24 years. Outside of her employment, she was a member of the American Legion. She enjoyed motorcycle and side by side rides, sitting on the porch, swimming with her favorite friends, kayaking, and hanging with “Sally” in the garage. She was an avid Bills fan, loved the annual Wellsville Balloon Rally, sunflowers, flamingos, owls, her grand-dogs, and anything to do with pickles. Family and friends were very important to her, and she was very excited for her first grandchild, due in December. Her favorite saying was “Love you Big”

She is survived by: her fiancé, Kevin Dye; sons, Austin (Megan Bailey) Dye and Briar Dye; daughter, Ashleigh (Brett Ritter) Miller; parents, Billy (Cathy Allen) Cornell and Janet (William) Lynch; three sisters, Candace (Rick) Updyke, Maggie (Brady Cumpston) Cornell, and Jessica (Paul) Wieszczyk; six nieces and nephews, Blake (Sydney Dennison) Updyke, Evan Updyke, Maisie Cornell, Reagan Myers, Danielle Meyers, and Tanner Dye; mother-in-law, Pamela Dye; as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was predeceased by: her step-mother Roberta Cornell, maternal and paternal grandparents, and father-in-law Mason Dye.

Friends are invited to a reception on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 3 pm at the Wellsville American Legion Post 702, 23 Jefferson Street, to share stories and a meal.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to: Wreaths Across America, 4 Point Street, PO Box 249, Columbia Falls, ME 04623; or to the Wellsville American Legion Women’s Auxiliary.

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