Christopher G. Cornell

September 29, 1971 - June 8, 2019

Age 47, of Warsaw, passed away on June 8, 2019 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

He was born September 29, 1971 in Coudersport, PA, son of Carl and Joan Reiling Cornell. Chris was employed for several years as a sprinkler fitter for Allied Fire Protection based in Falconer, NY. He was a member of the Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 669; was
President of the Warsaw Sports Boosters and was active as a baseball coach with Warsaw Youth Baseball.

Chris enjoyed woodworking, hunting and calligraphy. His greatest joy was spending time with his family; including his beautiful grandchildren.

Surviving along with his parents are his life partner, Mary Jo Scaccia; his children, Kayla (Peter) Giancarlo, Natalie (Ben) Bartoszek, Alec (Mallory) Cornell, Lukas Cornell, Jakob Cornell; his grandchildren, PJ Giancarlo and Graham Bartoszek; his siblings, Ken (Anne) Cornell, Marc (Jennifer) Cornell; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends may call Thursday, June 13 from 3 – 5 & 7 – 9 PM and Friday, June 14 from 3 – 4 PM at the Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw where Chris’ funeral service will be held Friday at 4 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Warsaw Sports Boosters, 153 W. Buffalo St., Warsaw, NY 14569 or Warsaw Youth Baseball, 3347 Route 19 South, Warsaw, NY 14569.

Important Dates

June 13, 2019 : Calling hours for Christopher G. Cornell - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

June 13, 2019 : Calling hours for Christopher G. Cornell - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

June 14, 2019 : Calling hours for Christopher G. Cornell - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

June 14, 2019 : Funeral service for Christopher G. Cornell - 4:00 PM

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Jun 16.19 from Mark Pickard:
I am very sorry to hear about Chris’ passing! My sincerest sympathies go out to Mary Jo and her family!!
Take care!!!

Jun 14.19 from Mark Kingsley:
Chris was a great person and very much loved his family. Thanks for all the laughs, you will be missed.

Jun 14.19 from Herbert Herpin:
Alec and Family,
Please accept our sincere condolences in the passing of your dad. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and the family. Hopefully, dad is at peace.
Herb & Chris

Jun 13.19 from Quinn Bellamy and Family:
Mary Jo, Joan, Carl, and Family -
Please accept my most sincere condolences as you grieve the loss of Chris. Regrettably, I will not be able to calling hours to properly pay my respects to you and Chris, but I wanted to let you all know that you will undoubtedly be in the thoughts and prayers of me and my family.
God Bless you all,
-Quinn Bellamy and Family

Jun 13.19 from Susan Bersch:
Carl and Joan, My deepest sympathies to you and Chris' entire family. We are so sorry for your loss.
Susan and Jim Bersch

Jun 12.19 from Linda Berry:
Mary Jo,
I am so sorry to hear of Chris' passing. My heart goes out to you, the boys, and his entire family. Chris will be remembered as a good man, great dad and your perfect match. Know you are in my prayers♥️

Jun 12.19 from Dave and Sandi DeLaVergne:
Deeply saddened to learn of Chris’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jun 12.19 from James Messe:
My deepest and heartfelt condolences to Mary Jo and the children. Chris was wonderful man. All my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Jun 12.19 from Helen & George Heinlein:
Dear Carl and Joan, and Aunt Sherry & Uncle Dennis,

Such a hard time. Please know you are in our prayers.
Love to all. Helen & George

Jun 12.19 from Dan & Sue Federico:
We are so very sorry for your loss. Chris fought with such determination. He was an inspiration to many. I will always picture him in my mind with that little smirk. Cherish your wonderful memories of him. He will live forever in your hearts.

Jun 12.19 from Lori Wofford Dobson:
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Your Lake Gaston PEO Sisters

Jun 12.19 from Katie Cooley:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God be with you during the coming days and months. 💞🙏

Jun 12.19 from Patricia A Lyke:
So very saddened to hear of Chris's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.