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Cornell J Tonza

March 2, 1925 ~ May 3, 2020 (age 95)


Cornell J. Tonza, age 95, of Warrenville formerly of Maywood, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at the Seasons Hospice in Naperville. He was born March 2, 1925 in Chicago to the late Aleksra “Alex” and the late Milita “Alice” Tonza.

Cornell was a proud Air Force Veteran of WWII, die-hard Cubs fan, and had a love of airplanes. Cornell and his late brother Ted were raised in Chicago. He was married to the love of his life, Leona, who preceded him. 

He is survived by and was the cherished uncle of Marilyn (Boyd) Derby, Fred (Sue) Lindemann,  Frances (Larry) Cormany, Ed (Kathy) Driskell,  Shirley Driskell, Lynn Tonza and many great & great-great nieces and nephews. Cousin Helen Cauwels of Palatine

Due to the Corona Virus, there will be no services. His request was to be cremated and interred at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL

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