2013-03-21 / Obituaries

Eva L. Cornelius Chambersburg, 91

Eva L. Cornelius, 91, Chambersburg, and formerly of Three Springs, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital.

She was born May 4, 1921, in Dublin Mills, to Martin and Violet (Russell) Grissinger. She was the widow of the late Fred Cornelius, who died in 1987.

She attended Greenvillage Church of God.

She was a member of Mount Union Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. She had worked at Sagner Clothing Manufacturing until its closing and had owned and operated the Southern Huntingdon Curio Shop in Three Springs. She loved watching her birds in her birdbath, tending her flowers and attending social functions at Cottage Greens.

She is survived by her three daughters: Patricia Rankin, Chambersburg; Linda (wife of Carl) Creswell, Chambersburg; and Maxine (wife of Wayne) Wright of Cassville; eight grandchildren: Gene Rankin, Fred Rankin, Michelle Mills, Greg Creswell, Penne Covert, Nicholas Creswell, Connie Tomallo and Mark Wright; 13 great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandsons and three step-great-greatgrandsons; and two sisters: Mary Knepper, McConnellsburg, and Betty Lane, Cleves, Ohio.

Ina addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Melissa Stout; son-in-law Marvin Rankin; three sisters: Bertha Curfman, Clara Group and Grace Grissinger, and a brother, Allen Grissinger.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 16, at Kelso- Cornelius funeral Home Ltd. Pastor Matt Tosten officiated. Burial was made at Three Springs Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Greenvillage Church of God, 5164 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17202.

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