Cornelia Wilkins passed away peacefully in her sleep at Essex Center in Elizabethtown on January 22, 2022. She was born in Providence, Rhode Island, May 23, 1931, the daughter of S. Everett and Cornelia (Fletcher) Wilkins. She was the twin sister of Richard L. Wilkins, late of New Russia. After attending Radcliffe College, she lived quietly with family in Providence for many years. She moved to New Russia to live with her brother, enjoying canoeing, skiing, and late in life golf at Cobble Hill. She attended the Stone Church in Elizabethtown. Cornelia spent her last few years at Essex Center. She will be buried with her parents and brother in Swan Point Cemetery in Providence.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Heald Funeral Home, 7521 Court Street, Elizabethtown. To light a memorial candle or leave an online condolence please visit