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Elizabeth Cornelio


1933 - 2019 Obituary Condolences
Elizabeth Cornelio Obituary
PORTSMOUTH - Elizabeth Lach Cornelio, 85, of Portsmouth, N.H., passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. She was born July 2, 1933 in Torrington Connecticut, daughter of Joseph and Julia (Cuff) Lach.

She graduated from St. Francis Nursing School in 1954 and worked as a nurse until 1959. She married Albert Cornelio, her husband of 62 years in 1956. They settled in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and raised four children. Elizabeth was a lector at her church and was very involved In Recording for The Blind, helping the vision-impaired enjoy books. After retirement they moved to New Hampshire to be closer to family.

Liz had a wonderful sense of humor, a sharp intelligence and was an avid reader. She enjoyed laughing with friends and family, traveling and dining with her husband and had a constant desire to learn.

Including her husband, Elizabeth is survived by daughter Julie Tucker and her husband Joe; daughter Kate Catalano and her husband Chuck Corradi; son Michael and his wife Liz; son Charles and wife Nancy; and half-sister Ann Good. She has three beloved grandsons, Joseph, William and Jake Cornelio.

The family would like to thank Dr. Tricia Mendoza and all the nurses and staff at the Frisbee Memorial Hospital Geriatric Unit for their loving care of Elizabeth in her final days.

SERVICES: Calling hours for Elizabeth are January 10, from 4-6 p.m., at Farrell Funeral Home, 684 State St., Portsmouth, N.H. A funeral mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Church, Portsmouth, N.H., at 11 a.m., on January 11.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Seacoast Pathways, P.O. Box 1528, Portsmouth, NH, 03802.
Published in Seacoastonline.com from Jan. 9 to Jan. 12, 2019
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