Wellsville, NY - Laurie A. Cornelius, 50, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Rochester General Hospital following a lingering illness. She was born May 29, 1969 in Wellsville, the daughter of the late Gerald C. and Judy A. (Lewis) Cornelius.
Laurie was raised in Wellsville, she was a 1987 graduate of Wellsville High School and attended Olean Business Institute. She was formerly employed as a receptionist at Jones Memorial Hospital. She has resided in Texas, Salamanca, and most recently in Rochester. She enjoyed making crafts, reading and watching TV.
She is survived by a son Brady, a brother, Bradley (Samantha) Cornelius of Wellsville, a nephew, Zachary Cornelius, two nieces, Danielle and Anna Cornelius, four aunts, and several cousins. She was predeceased in addition to her parents by a brother, Michael E. Cornelius on May 31, 1988, and a niece, Chelsea Cornelius.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., 34 W. State Street in Wellsville. Burial will be in Yorks Corners Cemetery. Please consider memorial donations to the Hart Comfort House. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.