Darlene M. Harrison

Corning, New York

Darlene M. Harrison – 63 – of 139 Wall St., Corning, NY, died Sunday morning (May 12, 2024) at her home, following a long illness.

A native & lifelong resident of Corning, Darlene served as a “Lunch Lady” for the Corning School District for several years. For about 10 years she was employed in the housekeeping department of the Super 8 Motel in Corning and for about 22 years worked in the housekeeping department of the Radisson Hotel in Corning, retiring about 3 years ago.

Darlene enjoyed listening to Country Music and spending time working in her flower garden. She was a talented artist and loved painting “garden statues” and other ornaments. She also enjoyed her time camping at Sunflower Acres Campground in Addison, NY.

She was preceded in death by her father, Francis Harrison and her infant brother, Alan Joe Harrison.

Surviving are her longtime companion, Leigh Shaefer; her son, Dana Andrews of Corning; her daughter, Dolly McIntyre of Corning; her mother, Dorothy Taylor of Corning; 3 brothers, Randy (Inez) Harrison of Corning, Harry (Samantha) Harrison of Watkins Glen & Timmy Harrison of Corning; 2 sisters, Debbie Boissonneault of Corning and Rosie (Bruce) Watson of Corning; 5 grandchildren, Seth Andrews, Isaac Andrews, kloey Andrews, Martin McIntyre and Maggie McIntyre; several nieces & nephews.

At Darlene’s request there will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Darlene’s family request that memorial contributions in her name be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.

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