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OBITUARIES
Obituary; Arlene Wedge, 60, Brockton native a seamstress
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4 September 2002
© 2002 

BROCKTON - Arlene Grace (Cornelius) Wedge, 60, of Brockton died Tuesday morning at her home in Brockton after a courageous battle against cancer.

Born in Brockton, she was the daughter of the late Roy G. and Laura S. (Jones) Cornelius.

She was educated in Brockton public schools and received a degree from the former Pierce Secretarial School in Boston.

She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Brockton. For the past several years, she had worked as a seamstress for Katina Katoo in Easton, making handmade christening gowns. Among her proudest achievements was a custom gown she made for the newborn son of pop singer Celine Dion. She also enjoyed knitting, traveling and spending time with her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Allyson G. DeMaggio of Burlington, Vt., and Nancy K. of Brockton; a son, David M. of South Boston; a brother, Roy G. Cornelius of Franklin; and four grandchildren, Kelsey Wedge and Danielle Wedge, both ofBrockton, and Drew and Michael DeMaggio of Burlington, Vt. She was the wife of Roger P. Wedge for many years and the sister of the late Albert G. Cornelius of Lakeville.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday from Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 647 Main St., Brockton. Burial will be in Melrose Cemetery, Brockton.