Judge Peter E. Corning, 83, of Auburn, passed away on February 10, 2020 at Clary Center in Toccoa, GA. He was the son of the late Clarence and Katherine Smith Corning. Peter earned his undergraduate degree from Colgate University and law degree from Syracuse University Law School. In 1960 after law school Peter became a special agent for the F.B.I. In 1969 he changed his career and went to work as a district attorney until 1979 when he became a County Court Judge up until he retired in 2006.
He is survived by:
Son: John T. Corning and his wife Vanessa of Toccoa, GA
Granddaughter: Victoria T. Kowalski and her husband Joshua of Hamilton, NY
Great Granddaughter: Olivia Margaret Kowalski of Hamilton, NY
Sister: Suzanne M. Cunliffe of Auburn, NY
Nephew: Jeffrey Cole of Monument, CO
Niece: Kathie Cole of Chicago, IL
In addition to his parents, Peter is predeceased by his wife Olivia S. Corning, sons Peter S. Corning and David W. Corning.
There will be a service at a later date in the spring. Brew Funeral Home, 48 South Street, Auburn is charge of the arrangements.
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