Hayden Cornelius

May 25, 1925 Aug. 8, 2014

Hayden Cornelius, 89, Altoona, died Friday evening.

He was born in Grazierville, son of the late Lewis Hayden and Bertha Catherine (Fagley) Cornelius. He married Josephine Ann McCloskey on July 7, 1956, in Hernando, Miss.

Surviving are his wife, Jo; and a son, William H. Cornelius, of Apollo.

He was the last of his immediate family.

Hayden retired in 1992 as a superintendent for Prepakt Concrete Co. in Cleveland, Ohio, with 39 years of service. He attended the First Church of Christ.

Hayden was a member of Kiskiminetas Lodge 617 in Vandergrift. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and going on cruises.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday Aug. 13, 2014, with the Rev. John Collins officiating. Interment will be made at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Kiskiminetas Lodge 617, 113 Washington Ave., Vandergrift, PA 15690.