Cornelio was born in Cavite City, Philippines. He was married to Luzviminda Torres and they had three sons. In 1968 Cornelio and Luzviminda pursued a better life and moved to The United States leaving their three boys behind with loving relatives. They later brought them to the U.S. in 1970.
In September of 1970 Cornelio lost his wife Luzviminda after she gave birth to their daughter. He later remarried and had one more son. Cornelio worked in the food service industry and was an active community leader. He was also an ordained minister and business owner of a holistic health clinic in National City specialized in Hilot, a Filipino massage therapy. He treated some famous athletes and celebrities.
He enjoyed preaching God's word, spending time with friends, family, singing and parties. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife, ILuminada,
his 5 kids, Ronaldo, Orlando, Rizaldo, Luvi, and Raymundo, and 11 grandchildren - Christopher, Jessica, Wesley, Orlando Jr, Aaron, Caleb, Stephen, Katy, Jenesis, Ilana, Evan
and 4 great grandchildren
Landon, Sarah, Violet and Scarlet.
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