Memorial services for Cornelius T. Anderson, 87, of Eastlake, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Shoregate United Methodist Church, 30500 Bayridge Blvd., Willowick. Family will receive friends at the church at 10 a.m. Private burial will be held by the family.
Mr. Anderson passed away Aug. 4, 2013, in Willoughby.
Born Oct. 3, 1925, in Monongahela, Pa., he had been an Eastlake resident for over 60 years.
Mr. Anderson was a veteran of U.S. Navy
during World War II
, a member of Shoregate United Methodist Church, the V.F.W
. of Monongahela, the Masons, the Eastlake J.C.'s, Alahambra and L.S.T. Association. He was a 1951 graduate of Purdue University
. Cornelius loved golfing and traveling. Many thanks to the staff at Emeritus in Willoughby and Vitas Hospice for their love and care.
He was employed as a sales and regional manager at Colgate-Palmolive, retiring after over 30 years of service.
Survivors are his loving wife of 37 years, Martha (nee Montgomery); children, Catherine, Linda (Larry) Jarvis and Daniel (Sue) Matheke; grandchild, Raegan; and his "granddogs", golden retrievers, Buster and Lily.
Cornelius was preceded in death by his beloved first wife, Doris (nee Griffith); and brother, Frank.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Cornelius's memory to the
, P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, OH 44194 or Vitas Hospice-Forest Park Center, 600 E. Granger Road, Suite 100, Cleveland, OH 44131.
The Jack Monreal-Coyne Funeral Home in Willowick is handling the arrangements. www.jackmonreal.com