William Griffith Cornell

In sadness of loss but gladness of peace we announce the passing of William Griffith Cornell at the age of 71 years after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

Bill was born February 10, 1938 in Ashcroft B.C. He is survived by his long time partner Mable and his loving family; Laurell, Griffith and Matilda; Matilda’s children Jessie, Kayla, Sherman and her grandchildren Reece, Tate, Carlo, Cylas, Syrone. Bill had a deep fondness for all of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bill will be remembered as an avid traveler, fisher, pool player and a friend above all.

A Reception celebrating Bill’s life will be held at Schubert Center, 3505 30th Avenue from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Saturday, November 14, 2009.

As an expression of sympathy, those that wish to do so may send donations in memory of Bill to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506 27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4.