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The Rev. Ivan Lane Cornwell

The Rev. Ivan Lane Cornwell

May 8th, 2017

Biography: Ivan Lane Cornwell, 57, of Littlestown, Pennsylvania, after battling cancer went to his eternal home on Monday, May 8, 2017.  He was the  husband of Lisa A. (Claflin) Cornwell for 37 years.  Born July 22, 1959 in Ely, MN, he was the son of the late Earl Cornwell and Dorothy (Radley) Cornwell Dutzel, and the stepson of the late Emmanuel "Bud" Dutzle.

Ivan was a pastor with the Assemblies of God and former school administrator for Evangel Heights Christian Academy, Littlestown Christian Adademy, Pittsburgh East Christian Schoool, Calvary Academy and Calvary Temple Christian Academy.  He attended Regent Universtiy (Virginia Beach, VA) for his doctoral program, completed his master's degree at Philadelphia Biblical University(Langhorne, PA), his undergrad at Central Bible College (Springfield, MO) and graduated from Horicon High School in WI.

He spend many years educating and disciplining young people.  He enjoyed his time being Grandpa and happiest when the family was all together.  Surviving are 2 sons:  Lucas M. Cornwell & wife, Amanda (Merritt) Cornwell along with grandchildren:  Addison, Olivia & Bennett Cornwell and Samuel A. Cornweel & wife, Delia (Hynes) Cornwell along granddaugher, Emelyn;  his daughter Alexandria L. (Cornwell ) Ferguson & husband, Amos Ferguson; and 2 siblings;  Gail (Dutzle) Arndt and Dean Dutzle.  He was predeceased by his father, Earl Cornwell and stepfather, Emmanuel Dutzle.

​Viewing is Friday, May 12, between 6:30 - 9 P.M. at Bethel Assembly of God, 1125 Frederick Pike, Littlestown.  Visitation with the family is 10 A.M. before the funeral at 11 A.M. on Saturday, May 13, at the church.  Burial will follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown.  Online condolences may be shared on

​In lieu of flowers, the family has set up a memorial fund to commemorate his life and ministry through GoFundMe - 

Dale Deal
May 10th, 2017 4:02 pm
Lisa and family. I am so sorry and grieve with you over the loss of a very special person in your lives. Ivan was much loved by so many people and he touched the lives of untold numbers. We will miss him a lot. I pray for you and your family continually and hope that, even though you are grieving, you are at peace.
Carol (Dahnert)Reinhardt
May 10th, 2017 12:57 pm
To Ivan's family , sending my sympathy.
Susan Hartman Reifsnider
May 10th, 2017 7:34 am
Mrs. Cornwell,

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.



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