Ann Cornell (Ferera)

Ann Cornell (Ferera) - Rochester Cremation

Ann Marie Cornell (nee Ferera), 67, passed away peacefully in Rochester, New York under the love and protection of her family and in the care of the wonderful Palliative unit at Strong Memorial Hospital on January 22, 2024.  Predeceased by her parents Charles and Sarah (Caracci) Ferera, brother Tony Ferera, and daughter Christina Hutchinson.  Survived by son Robert (Brie) Hutchinson and devoted siblings Chuck (Anna) Ferera, Ron (Lore) Ferera, Laurie (Ken) Wysowski, and Mary Ferera; Aunts Kathleen (Robert) Baumgart, Josephine Irvine; and grandkids August, Daymeon, Dominica, Ava, and Sydney.  Ann was also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews, Karie, Michelle, Ronnie Jr, Sara, Chucky, and Kristopher.

Ann was born in Rochester and spent 30 years as a hair stylist and then entered management in the beauty supply and salon industry.  As a dedicated grandmother and primary caregiver to August, she always put others needs above her own and lived amongst her cherished family in the Rochester area.

A private ceremony for immediate family will be held at a later date.  Memorial contributions can be made to Robert in Ann’s honor to setup a fund for August’s care, for whom she was sole guardian.  Donations can be sent via Zelle to Robert at 407 600 0882 or Venmo @rhutch1103.

7 Condolences

  1. Laurie wysowski on January 25, 2024 at 5:25 pm

    To my beautiful sister, I miss you so much already. We have shared so many wonderful memories. I will miss our daily talks, laughs and most of all your love. I thank you for always watching over me since I was a little girl. You were one of my best friends throughout my life
    Rest easy and I will see you again one day. Give Mom and Dad kisses from me. I love you Toots ♥️

  2. Eric & Diane Buecheler on January 25, 2024 at 7:07 pm

    Our deepest sympathies to the entire family! She will now be your guardian angel and will remain in all of our hearts forever! She will be greatly missed!

  3. Tammy McCarthy on January 25, 2024 at 8:36 pm

    My deepest condolences to the family. My prayers are with you all especially little August. Ann was my boss in Fl at the salon equipment shop, but most importantly she was my friend… a true friend. We had such good conversations and would lean on each other when different circumstances would come up that we needed a friend to vent to. Her heart was huge, she loved her family so much and always had such wonderful, fun stories to tell of them. Her grandkids were the light of her world. She helped my family in more ways then I can count and even bought us an entire cart of groceries one time because we were struggling so bad. I am so sad to hear of her passing. I love you Ann thank you for all of your kindness and for being my friend. You will be missed! Love you my friend – Rest in peace.

  4. Dominica on January 25, 2024 at 8:53 pm

    Nana you were loved by all. You knew how to always put a smile on are faces. I will never forget the memories I have had with you. You were the strongest woman I knew You were always there to put me in my place if I made a mistake I can still here you telling me “I’m gonna tear you a new ass” everytime i go to do something stupid. You always knew what to say. You knew how to make me laugh and feel loved. You were the best nana, mom, sister, mother, friend anyone could ask for you always brought life into the room and I’ll never forget your beautiful laugh and smile. Even though your not here with my I promise to make you so proud. You always believe in me no matter what and pushed me to be my best. You did a fantastic job raising August no one could have done it better. When me daymeon and august lost mom you filled the shoes and stepped up and no one asked you to but you had a heart that loved giving and so with that you took care of all three of us. I will forever miss hearing your voice and laugh I’ll miss your hugs are talks your smile I will miss everything my mind hasn’t even grasped that you are gone it still feels un real. I know so many of us will miss you dearly but I know how much you missed your baby and god knew it was time for you to see mom I know your dancing in heaven with mom and there’s not better feeling then knowing I have the two strongest beautiful guardian angels on my side I could never thank you enough for just being you and with that I just want to say I love you more then the words could express and I’ll see you again one day. ❤️

  5. Maryann McDermott on January 25, 2024 at 8:58 pm

    May you always rest peacefully my old friend and my hope for you is that your loved ones who went home before you welcomed you at the gates of heaven with open arms. I know that would make your transition a happy and comforting one. . Godspeed Annie.

  6. Kiera on January 29, 2024 at 10:59 am

    I am so sorry to hear of your passing. I will never forget you, especially with all of my wonderful childhood memories and the summers spent at your house while Christina and I drove you & Tommy nuts! You were always “that friend mom” who I adored! And what a wonderful mother you were to my good friend, Christina. You will be missed and always thought of. Prayers to your entire family. Sleep easy Ann. ❤️

  7. Linda Choppy on April 15, 2024 at 3:36 pm

    Ann and I met in beauty school in the 90’s and became close friends. Boy were there lots of shenanigans while she lived in Albany and we stayed in touch over the years. We had A LOT of laughs. RIP Sweet Ann 💞

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