Griffith "Rip" J. Cornelius, loving husband of Helena (Annabelle) Cornelius (nee Plain- Kewaquom), went home to be with his Lord and Saviour Sunday, November 12, 2017 at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. Predeceased by mother Avis Doxtator, father John Cornelius and special grandmother Electi Cornelius. Griffith is survived by loving daughter Angela (Ireland),cherished son Johny (Hazel) Cornelius, and loving step-daughter Marnie. Griff is dearly missed by grandchildren Trew, Darien, Alexis, Jealena and great-grandchildren Munro and Cortlin. Griffith is survived by sisters Rosemary Mowatt, Bernice Chrisjohn (Stewart deceased), Deborah (Gary) General, Joan (Allan) Miller, Barry Mudford and brother Lawrence (Sue). Special brother to Gandhi Cornelius and Frank Ireland Predeceased by sister Elizabeth. Remembered brother-in-law to Susanna Agouni, Wilson (Ada) Plain, Marie (Ken), Dianna (Harley) and Joseph Plain. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews an numerous cousins. Also missed by close family friend Tim Chrisjohn.
Friends may call at the Elliott-Madill Funeral Home, Mount Brydges on Wednesday November 15th from 7pm to 9pm . Funeral service to follow on Thursday from the funeral home commencing at 1pm. Interment 1st Baptist cemetery Oneida.