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Celebrating the life of
Sandra Hosti Cornelius
Passed away on July 19, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
912-898-0900
  • Visitation
  • 4:00pm 6:00pm - Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900
  • Vigil Service
  • 6:00pm - Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900
  • Memorial Mass
  • 10:00am - Monday, July 23, 2018
  • St. Michael's Catholic Church
  • 802 Lovell Ave. (Map)
    Tybee Island, Georgia 31328

  • 786-4505

Karin, David and Family, We are so very sorry for your loss, may she Rest In Peace and may each of you find peace in the life she lived and be comforted by Jesus. Keeping you in our prayers, Cam and Roy Banks

Cam and Roy Banks, Flowery Branch, GA

So sorry for your loss...praying for all at this difficult time...love and hugs to all!!

Annette Cleary, Savannah, GA

Aunt Sandra was a wonderful woman and the matriarch of this family! My heart is deeply saddened and I am praying for peace for everyone in our time of grief as a family. I love you & will miss u greatly.

Tamara & Jessica Roberson, Wilmington Island Savannah, Ga

I grew up with Sandra and have many fond memories of her and her sister Diane. She was a wonderful lady. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for the Hosti and Carlisle families.?

Dianne Deloach Gaudry and Brooks Gaudry, Savannah, Ga

Hi Dave, I was really saddened to about Sandra, She was a good women! I'm kicking myself in the tail for mot stopping by last time I was in town and I apologize for that. Just know I am thinking of you and hope you can find some peace in all the good memories y'all shared togetehr.

Rick Ruffin, DENVER, NC

With deepest sympathy to the family of Sandra passing.. a very kind and loving wonderful mother and fiend to us and all others. Our hearts and prayers go out to David and family. David & Donna Gorby

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The Cornelius and Hosti family, so sorry for your loss. Out thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Leslie Marino, Savannah, GA

Angel, deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your sister Carolyn Emerick

Carolyn Emerick, Savannah, Ga

Sorry for your loss she was a wonderful person.my prayers are with the family

Georgia Sivils, Savannah, Ga,

We are so very sorry for your loss of such a wonderful lady. Our hearts and prayers go out to your beautiful family. We pray for God's supernatural peace for each of you. Heaven has truly gained an amazing new Angel.

Kelso, Savannah, GA

My thoughts and prayers to the family Sandra will be missed she was a beautiful lady inside and out. Rip Sandra God Bless

Wilma woodard, Savannah, Ga.

We are so sorry for your loss. May the Lord grant you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

The Moultroup Family, Savannah , GA

So sad. A great down-to-earth southern lady who will be missed by every one who ever got to know her.

Ashcroft, St Augustine , F

My thoughts and prayers are with David and the entire family. Sandra will be truly missed. I've only known her for a short time from the Shriners dinners but I am truly blessed to have called her my friend.

Cathy Laube, Savannah, GA

Dave and Family, Sandra was one of a kind. so thoughtful and always trying to help with anything. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Our prayers are with you all. Love Jackie and Charlie and boys.

Jackie and Charlie Brown, Tybee/Metter,

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and yours.

Jim Woods and family , Savannah , Ga

Sandra taught us what Southern Hospitality is. She was always very pleasant and friendly. We always felt so welcome when we visited Sandra and David. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to David and the children. Sending our thoughts and prayers to you all.

Ed & Carole Fickes, York, Pa

It is truly a loss for Tybee, Sandra was always getting onto me about my mess in the yard. But she always was like a mother to me for 30 years and I love her like a mother. She will be greatly missed by me and my family. May God take her into his arms and reward her for her work with all of us. If anyone in her family ever needs my help, I will always be indebted.

Rodney Johnson, Tybee Isand, Ga

We are saddened to hear about Sandra. Praying for peace and comfort for the family.

Judi & Chuck Bargeron , Tybee Island , Ga

My sympathy is with Sandra’s family particularly her husband and children What a wonderful testament to leave ...31 grandchildren and 28 children. God bless you all.

Margaret Dulohery, Savannah, Ga

Doesn't seem possible that we will not see this smiling face - always smiling! She will be greatly missed by all - our condolences to Dave and all of there families. Paul and Terry

Paul and Terry Jackson, Tybee Island, Ga.

My deepest sympathy to the entire family in the loss of Sandra. God bless.

Carolyn Sheehan , Tybee Island, GA

Thinking of you all during this time. Sandra was always like a grandma to us all. She will be greatly missed.Love to all.

Michael,Elizabeth,Connor,Evan and Grace Kessler , Savannah , Ga

Diane, William & The Hosti Family, I am sad to hear about Sandra. Sending my thoughts and prayers to you all during this difficult time.

Lori Pagan Parrish, San Antonio , TX

A Tybee icon. A LOVELY Lady. Always smiling. Wonderful family - Ms Sandra will be missed terribly. Prayers for her incredible family

Deena and Mac Babb, Tybee Island, Ga

Condolences and love to you, David, and all the family. Such a sweet lady who will be missed and fondly remembered by all who were fortunate enough to know her.

Virginia Ward, Tybee Island, Ga

David and families, of all Sandra's beloved sisters and brother my prayers and thoughts are with you all, Sandra will be truly missed by all, especially Tybee.

Mary Crowley, ,

David & Family, Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. I thought so much of Sandra and though we all will miss her, you know she is dancing away in the Heavens with Mr.Ernest!! Peace be with you.

Randy & Denise Winn, Tybee Island, GA

One of the most LOVING, kind and caring person you'll ever know. Prayers go out to the family

Cowart, Tybee, Ga

David and family, words cannot express how we feel at this time, but we are sending our prayers and hugs. May your loving memories ease your heart.todays and times ahead. We love you all.

Bill & Tricia Lewis, Tybee Island,

Ann and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during the very difficult time.

Carolyn Beebe, Savannah, GA

I'm so sorry to hear of Sanders passing. She had a beautiful bright smile and always a kind word to everyone she met.

Shenna Chapman, Statesboro, Ga

We are truly stunned by this news. Our hearts are broken. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hosti Family. Mary and I will never forget her kindness, her smile and her wonderful laughter. May God give her eternal rest and the family the strength to bear this sorrowful time. Love Mary and Harry Pitts

Harry and Mary Pitts, Tybee Island, GA

David You are in our thoughts and prayers. KATHRYN GETTY & Frank Murray

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Our deepest condolences to everyone.

Will and Paula Webster, Savannah, GA

Prayers to everyone. I'm honored to have know her and called her a friend. Shes a loving and charming woman with a smile that would lite the room.

Charlie Powers , Nevada,

Uncle David and all the family, my heart is heavy with the news of Sandra's death. She was so beloved and will be missed by so many of us. All my love is with you, even though I'll not see you Sunday or Monday.

Paige Getty, Columbia, MD

We are so sorry to hear of Sandra's passing. May God comfort you during this time of sorrow.

Dave and Cathy Hayden, Macon, GA

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sandra's family

Frank and Judy Ouzts , Tybee Island , Ga

Dear David and family, So sorry to hear of Sandra's passing, she was a bright light in our community and her family's life. My prayers will be with your and your entire family during this difficult time. Blessings Anne Whitney

Anne Palmer Whitney, Saint Helena Island, SC

Sandra Lee Hosti Cornelius, 77, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Memorial University Medical Center with her family by her side. She was born in Savannah to the late Ernest C. and Dorothy Lee Hosti. Sandra was a graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy and was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Tybee Island. She was also a Tybee First Responder.

Surviving are her husband, David W. Cornelius, her children, Michelle Fletcher, Theresa Gorby, Kimberly Fickes, Diane Perkins, William Moseley, Lynn Meree Northup, Dan Cornelius, Dennis Cornelius, and Mathew Cornelius. Also surviving are 31 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and her sisters and brother, Diane Ring, Theresa Cannady, Karin Hogan, Michael (Spec) Hosti, Betty Jayne Hendrix, Ann Trammell, and Angel King.

Visitation will be 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., with a Vigil Service at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Fox & Weeks, Islands Chapel.

A Memorial Mass will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 23, 2018 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Tybee Island.

Remembrances may be made to the Morris Slotin Fund of the Alee Temple.

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Karin, David and Family, We are so very sorry for your loss, may she Rest In Peace and may each of you find peace in the life she lived and be comforted by Jesus. Keeping you in our prayers, Cam and Roy Banks

Cam and Roy Banks, Flowery Branch, GA

So sorry for your loss...praying for all at this difficult time...love and hugs to all!!

Annette Cleary, Savannah, GA

Aunt Sandra was a wonderful woman and the matriarch of this family! My heart is deeply saddened and I am praying for peace for everyone in our time of grief as a family. I love you & will miss u greatly.

Tamara & Jessica Roberson, Wilmington Island Savannah, Ga

I grew up with Sandra and have many fond memories of her and her sister Diane. She was a wonderful lady. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for the Hosti and Carlisle families.?

Dianne Deloach Gaudry and Brooks Gaudry, Savannah, Ga

Hi Dave, I was really saddened to about Sandra, She was a good women! I'm kicking myself in the tail for mot stopping by last time I was in town and I apologize for that. Just know I am thinking of you and hope you can find some peace in all the good memories y'all shared togetehr.

Rick Ruffin, DENVER, NC

With deepest sympathy to the family of Sandra passing.. a very kind and loving wonderful mother and fiend to us and all others. Our hearts and prayers go out to David and family. David & Donna Gorby

, ,

The Cornelius and Hosti family, so sorry for your loss. Out thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Leslie Marino, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Mccumbers S./ Rentiers family — Georgia

Angel, deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your sister Carolyn Emerick

Carolyn Emerick, Savannah, Ga

Sorry for your loss she was a wonderful person.my prayers are with the family

Georgia Sivils, Savannah, Ga,

We are so very sorry for your loss of such a wonderful lady. Our hearts and prayers go out to your beautiful family. We pray for God's supernatural peace for each of you. Heaven has truly gained an amazing new Angel.

Kelso, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by The O'Connor Family — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Nickole Gillis — Georgia

My thoughts and prayers to the family Sandra will be missed she was a beautiful lady inside and out. Rip Sandra God Bless

Wilma woodard, Savannah, Ga.

Candle tribute lit by Gary Cornelius — Indiana

We are so sorry for your loss. May the Lord grant you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

The Moultroup Family, Savannah , GA

Candle tribute lit by Barbara Hosti and Sandra Piper — South Carolina

So sad. A great down-to-earth southern lady who will be missed by every one who ever got to know her.

Ashcroft, St Augustine , F

Candle tribute lit by David Ringheisen — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Arelene Nichols — Georgia

My thoughts and prayers are with David and the entire family. Sandra will be truly missed. I've only known her for a short time from the Shriners dinners but I am truly blessed to have called her my friend.

Cathy Laube, Savannah, GA

Dave and Family, Sandra was one of a kind. so thoughtful and always trying to help with anything. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Our prayers are with you all. Love Jackie and Charlie and boys.

Jackie and Charlie Brown, Tybee/Metter,

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and yours.

Jim Woods and family , Savannah , Ga

Sandra taught us what Southern Hospitality is. She was always very pleasant and friendly. We always felt so welcome when we visited Sandra and David. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to David and the children. Sending our thoughts and prayers to you all.

Ed & Carole Fickes, York, Pa

It is truly a loss for Tybee, Sandra was always getting onto me about my mess in the yard. But she always was like a mother to me for 30 years and I love her like a mother. She will be greatly missed by me and my family. May God take her into his arms and reward her for her work with all of us. If anyone in her family ever needs my help, I will always be indebted.

Rodney Johnson, Tybee Isand, Ga

We are saddened to hear about Sandra. Praying for peace and comfort for the family.

Judi & Chuck Bargeron , Tybee Island , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Karen Cornelius — Indiana

Candle tribute lit by Wayne and Betty Jo — Georgia

My sympathy is with Sandra’s family particularly her husband and children What a wonderful testament to leave ...31 grandchildren and 28 children. God bless you all.

Margaret Dulohery, Savannah, Ga

Doesn't seem possible that we will not see this smiling face - always smiling! She will be greatly missed by all - our condolences to Dave and all of there families. Paul and Terry

Paul and Terry Jackson, Tybee Island, Ga.

My deepest sympathy to the entire family in the loss of Sandra. God bless.

Carolyn Sheehan , Tybee Island, GA

Thinking of you all during this time. Sandra was always like a grandma to us all. She will be greatly missed.Love to all.

Michael,Elizabeth,Connor,Evan and Grace Kessler , Savannah , Ga

Diane, William & The Hosti Family, I am sad to hear about Sandra. Sending my thoughts and prayers to you all during this difficult time.

Lori Pagan Parrish, San Antonio , TX

Candle tribute lit by Babb — Georgia

A Tybee icon. A LOVELY Lady. Always smiling. Wonderful family - Ms Sandra will be missed terribly. Prayers for her incredible family

Deena and Mac Babb, Tybee Island, Ga

Condolences and love to you, David, and all the family. Such a sweet lady who will be missed and fondly remembered by all who were fortunate enough to know her.

Virginia Ward, Tybee Island, Ga

David and families, of all Sandra's beloved sisters and brother my prayers and thoughts are with you all, Sandra will be truly missed by all, especially Tybee.

Mary Crowley, ,

Candle tribute lit by Rachel& Eric Traub — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by DAC — Georgia

David & Family, Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. I thought so much of Sandra and though we all will miss her, you know she is dancing away in the Heavens with Mr.Ernest!! Peace be with you.

Randy & Denise Winn, Tybee Island, GA

One of the most LOVING, kind and caring person you'll ever know. Prayers go out to the family

Cowart, Tybee, Ga

David and family, words cannot express how we feel at this time, but we are sending our prayers and hugs. May your loving memories ease your heart.todays and times ahead. We love you all.

Bill & Tricia Lewis, Tybee Island,

Candle tribute lit by Allyse Bathe — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Cindy Solomon Thompson — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Susan Taulbee — Georgia

Ann and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during the very difficult time.

Carolyn Beebe, Savannah, GA

I'm so sorry to hear of Sanders passing. She had a beautiful bright smile and always a kind word to everyone she met.

Shenna Chapman, Statesboro, Ga

We are truly stunned by this news. Our hearts are broken. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hosti Family. Mary and I will never forget her kindness, her smile and her wonderful laughter. May God give her eternal rest and the family the strength to bear this sorrowful time. Love Mary and Harry Pitts

Harry and Mary Pitts, Tybee Island, GA

David You are in our thoughts and prayers. KATHRYN GETTY & Frank Murray

, ,

Candle tribute lit by Harry and Mary Pitts — Georgia

Our deepest condolences to everyone.

Will and Paula Webster, Savannah, GA

Prayers to everyone. I'm honored to have know her and called her a friend. Shes a loving and charming woman with a smile that would lite the room.

Charlie Powers , Nevada,

Uncle David and all the family, my heart is heavy with the news of Sandra's death. She was so beloved and will be missed by so many of us. All my love is with you, even though I'll not see you Sunday or Monday.

Paige Getty, Columbia, MD

We are so sorry to hear of Sandra's passing. May God comfort you during this time of sorrow.

Dave and Cathy Hayden, Macon, GA

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sandra's family

Frank and Judy Ouzts , Tybee Island , Ga

Dear David and family, So sorry to hear of Sandra's passing, she was a bright light in our community and her family's life. My prayers will be with your and your entire family during this difficult time. Blessings Anne Whitney

Anne Palmer Whitney, Saint Helena Island, SC


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