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Eugenio Cornier Salls

July 10, 1934 January 1, 2020
Eugenio Cornier Salls
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Obituary for Eugenio Cornier Salls

Eugenio Cornier Salls, 85 of Gettysburg, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 01, 2020 at The Gardens Nursing Center in Gettysburg. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on July 10, 1934, he was the son of the late Eugenio & Modesta (Salls) Cornier. Mr. Cornier Salls was predeceased by his wife, Olga Cornier. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1957 from The Catholic University in Ponce, Puerto Rico and worked as a chemist for the Union Carbide Co. for several years in Ponce. While working as a student at the university, he taught young American Veterans various subjects that would help them improve their future and further their education. After his years at Union Carbide, Mr. Cornier Salls would earn a law degree from the University of Maryland in 1964 and practice in Puerto Rico and eventually moved his family to New York City and practice law for many years in the city. He also served as an immigration officer for the government until his retirement in 2006 due to health problems. He moved to Gettysburg and spent the last 13 years to be near his sister, Carmen, leading a quiet and very religious life. Mr. Cornier Salls was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Gettysburg and was a great fan of the N.Y. Giants football team. He is survived by his children; Dr. Antonio Cornier, Victor Cornier and Olga Cornier Warner, nine grandchildren, one great grandchild and his sister, Carmen Visnesky and her husband Lawrence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 45 West High Street, Gettysburg with Fr. Daniel Mitzel, Celebrant. Interment will follow the Mass in St. Francis Cemetery. The Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements, online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

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Saturday

11

Jan

10:00 AM 1/11/2020 10:00:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

25 West High Street
Gettyburg, PA 17325

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
25 West High Street Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States
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