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Charles Cornelius

Charles Robert Cornelius

Thursday, December 31st, 1931 - Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
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Obituary

Cornelius, Charles Robert "Bob":

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 25, 2020 at Innisfree House at the age of 88. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Doris. He leaves behind his daughters Tama Lee "Tam" (Rob) Good, Tracy (Tim Waechter), Thressa (late Brian, 2018) Hilgartner, Patricia "Trish" (Jeff) Rumble. Grampy will be deeply missed by Melanie, Tamara, Kara, Courtney, Russell and Trent. Lincolin adored his Great-Grampy and will cherish their time together. Bob is survived by his sister Barbara of Milton, his brother-in-law Garry of Thorold and several nieces and nephews.

Bob retired from T. Eaton Company after 42 years. He was an avid athlete, excelling in fastball and hockey. He was a devoted season ticket holder of the Kitchener Rangers.

Robert's family will receive relatives and friends from 3pm to 6pm on September 12, 2020 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. Guests are kindly asked to RSVP to Bob's celebration through the funeral home website or by calling the funeral home. Please note, wearing a face mask is required while on the premises. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario -Walk the Block Team: Bob's Beauties or Innisfree House would be appreciated by the family.

Visit www.henrywalser.com for Bob's memorial.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Henry Walser Funeral Home
    Address
    507
    KITCHENER, ON N2B2A5
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    Notes
    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandannas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart. *

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Dale Ingrey

Posted at 06:08pm
I met Bob in 1972 when I joined the T. Eaton Co. at King and Water St. In Kitchener. We had many good times over the years at management meetings, socials and coffee breaks. We played on the Eaton fastball team as well as co managed when we couldn't keep up with the younger guys(at least I couldn't) and then we played on the coed slo pitch teams in the 80's. Bob was always fun to be around with his sense of humour and respect for others. He was also one of the best managers Eaton's ever had in Kitchener Waterloo or anywhere else. My deepest condolences to the family. Bob was one of the "good guys".
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