Stephanie Marie Cornish

Newport, N.H. — Stephanie Marie Cornish, 21, of Laurel Street and formerly of Grantham, N.H., died at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Friday, July 18, 2014, although she fought hard to recover from her tragic injury.

Stephanie was born in Claremont, N.H., May 10, 1993, daughter to the former Kelly (Fournier) and Raymond Cornish. She grew up in Grantham, was schooled there and in Newport and graduated from Lebanon High School in the Class of 2011. She enjoyed fishing and four-wheeling, gardening and picking blackberries. Stephanie loved playing with her daughter and had plans to go to Cosmetology school in West Lebanon this fall. She was dearly loved and will be sorely missed and never forgotten.

Stephanie is survived by her daughter, Nalah Mae Cornish; her mother, Kelly Wessells and her husband, David, of Grantham; her father, Raymond Cornish of Unity, N.H.; her maternal grandparents, Doug and Linda Fournier of Newport; and great-grandmother, Ruby Berquist; her paternal grandmother, Shirley Cornish of Newport; her sister, Ashley Cornish of W. Topsham, Vt.; her niece, Lauren Marie Stark also of W. Topsham, Vt.; her aunt, Lisa Cross and her husband, David, of Charlestown; and three cousins, Billy & Steve Malarich and Nicole Cross.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home, 42 Main Street in Newport, N.H. Burial will follow for the immediate family at the North Newport Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the beginning of the service.

A fund has been set up and Memorial Donations may be made to Nalah Mae Cornish, c/o Sugar River Bank, PO Box 569, Newport, NH 03773.

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