Joseph Ernest Cornella, 90, of Pueblo West, formerly of Florence, CO, went to be with the Lord on May 18, 2013. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Lena Cornella; parents, Victor and Angelina Cornella; six brothers; and 1 sister. Joseph is survived by his children, Sharon (Don) Scutti, Charlotte (Tiger) Wright, Joseph Lee (Cathy) Cornella, Carol (Bruce) Barge, Janet (Richard) Fleming, Steve (Carla) Cornella and Diane (Carl) Schmidt; 17 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mary Cornella wife of Robert E. Cornella and Esther Lombardi; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Viewing prior to service. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Solid Rock Assembly of God, Florence, CO. Interment, Union Highland Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at the church hall following interment. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Published in The Canon City Daily Record on May 22, 2013