Edward J. Cornelius

March 11, 2002

Edward J. Cornelius, 83, of Culbert Street, Syracuse, died March 11th at Francis House. He was born in Syracuse. He retired as an inspector with the Syracuse Police Department after 30 years. He was a member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church, the Masons and the 1934 Markson Juniors, the state American Legion basketball champions. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and served on the USS Block Island air craft carrier in the South Pacific. His wife, Evelyn M., died in 1995. Survivors: Two sons, Robert of Williamsburg, Va., and David of Cicero; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Memorial services: Will be announced. Private burial, Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse. No calling hours. Frasier-Shepardson Funeral Home, Syracuse, has arrangements. Contributions: Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse 13208.