Kathryn G. Cornia, née Graham, 83, of Palos Hills, died Jan. 29 at Palos Community Hospital. A funeral service was held on Feb. 1 at Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills. Interment was at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.
Mrs. Cornia is survived by her nieces, Celeste Amish, Joyce Culkin and Carol Hojnicki.
Mrs. Cornia was born in Chicago. She became the first female principal of a Chicago elementary school when she worked at Owen Elementary School, and then worked at Dawes Elementary School in Chicago.