Poughkeepsie Journal, 31 Aug 1993
Lakeland, Fla—Eugene Sackett Cornelius, a former resident of Bangall, died Saturday at Lakeland Memorial Hospital. Mr. Cornelius was also formerly of Stuart, Fla. Mr. Cornelius graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in tree surgery. Born Oct. 14, 1906 in Bangall, he was the son of Henry E. and Nina Wilbur Cornelius. On Nov. 11, 1928, In Hyde Park, he married the former Helena E. Wheeler, who survives at home. Also surviving are two daughters, Mary Jane Gelsomino of Port St. Lucie, Fla, and Virginia E. Garrison of Lakeland; a sister, Marcia C. Brenner of Highland and a brother, Henry E. Cornelius, Jr. of Stanfordville. He was predeceased by four sisters, Mary C. Wintringham, Eleanor C. Beckwith, Hilda Mae Wilson, and Dorohty C. Earle, and a brother, Frank Wilbur Cornelius. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.