Cornelia A. "Connie" Mooradian of Youngstown, a caterer and community volunteer, died Saturday in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston, after a brief illness. She was 72.
Born Cornelia MacConnell in Alford, Pa., she moved to Niagara Falls with her family in the 1940s.
She graduated from Niagara Falls High School and Erie Community College and received a dental hygienist license in Syracuse.
Mrs. Mooradian was a co-owner of Silver Spoon Catering for more than 15 years. She also was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in Niagara Falls and a greeter at the Niagara Falls Visitors Center for many years.
She is survived by a son, Kevin J. of Youngstown; two daughters, Anne R. Lozzi of Youngstown and Laura E. Corby of Niagara Falls; a sister, Mary E. McCracken of Sarasota, Fla.; her former husband, Edward J. of Fort Myers, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services were held this morning in Rhoney Funeral Home, Lewiston. Burial was in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston.