Robert Cornelius, II

Robert S. Cornelius, II

1930 - 2018

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Obituary of Robert S. Cornelius, II

Of Orchard Park, NY, October 3, 2018, at age 88. Beloved husband of 62 years to Elizabeth "Peggy" (nee Hartnett); son of the late Robert and Sadie Belle Cornelius; father of Patrick, Timothy and Michael (Carol Anne), Meg Crimmen (Brian), Bridgit Vega and Amy; grandfather of Robert and Christina Vega, Chase, Jack and Elliott Crimmen, Sadie and Abigail Cornelius. Robert was a graduate of Hamilton College, class of 1952. He was a US Army veteran who served in the Korean War. He was awarded a Bronze Star for meritorious service. He was the retired President and CEO of Cello-Pack Corp., a Past President and Board Member of SMREC which became People, Inc. and a renowned watercolor artist. Robert and his wife Peggy traveled extensively particularly after his retirement in 1994. No prior visitation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Fox Run in Orchard Park, NY, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 12 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to People, Inc. or Cradle Beach. Arrangements by: CASTIGLIA FUNERAL HOME, INC., (716) 824-6435, 873 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220. Please share your condolences at: