Adrian Vincent ‘Ace’ Cunningham Sr. – HOOKSTOWN (GREENE TWP.)

Adrian Vincent “Ace” Cunningham Sr., 67, of Hookstown (Greene Twp.), died Monday evening, February 9, 2015, at Heritage Valley Beaver.

Born March 10, 1947, in Wellsville, OH, a son of the late Claire and Genevieve (Rohrbaugh) Cunningham. Ace retired from the Homer Laughlin Co., Newell, WV, where he had worked as a millwright, and also had worked as a laborer for Greene Twp. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. An awesome Pappy, he enjoyed time with his grandchildren and family. He was a generous giver and dedicated worker. He and his wife Denise took pride in giving from “Ace’s Mall.” He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Shawn P. Cunningham, on June 9, 2007.

Surviving is his wife of 33 years, Denise M. (Tiderman) Cunningham. Beloved father of Lorraine R. Gaumer of Richmond, OH, Susan L. (Frank) McFadden of Rayland, OH, Adrian V. (Amy) Cunningham Jr. of Steubenville, OH, and Matthew J. (Janis) Brinkley of Aliquippa. He was the brother of Ronald “Rudy” Rohrbaugh, David Cunningham, Claire “Buddy” Cunningham, Mary Tucker and Barbara Hargreaves, and nine beloved grandchildren, Brandon, Brittni, Evan, Emma, Audrey, Amber, Leigha, Drew and Braden. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are welcome to call Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, PA 15050, Daniel M. McConnell, Owner-Director, where services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Wilmer J. Olszewski, of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church, officiating.

He will be laid to rest in Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Georgetown, with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice, gratefully acknowledged by the family.

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