2012-04-05 / Obituaries

Geraldine D. Cornelius

Fort Loudon, 94

Geraldine D. Cornelius, 94, Fort Loudon, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at the Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville.

She was born in South Fork, Pa., on September 25, 1917, the daughter of the late Albert and Elsie Mae Smith. She was the widow of J. Edwin Cornelius, who passed away in April of 1999.

She was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church in McConnellsburg and was a homemaker.

She is survived by daughters: Elsie Alma Drulis of Ft. Loudon and Dorothy Lee Seiden of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren: Dena Goldy, Elizabeth Peck, Laura Ramsey, Nathan Seiden, Michael Seiden and Anne Stovall; nine great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-greatgrandchild.

She was preceded in death by brothers: William Glenn Smith and Russell Smith; sister Gladys Smith; and great-great-grandson Dominick Hoffman.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Stephen Catholic Church, McConnellsburg, at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Father Joseph Nael officiated. Interment was at Saltillo Cemetery.

Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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