Erdelinda Cornelia

Obituary of Erdelinda Inicial Cornelia

February 28, 1944 – Janiway, Philippines

June 15, 2024 – Calgary, Alberta


Erdelinda “Linda” Cornelia of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at the age of 80 years.


Linda was born in Janiway, Philippines, on February 28, 1944. She immigrated to Canada in 1975 through Saskatoon, SK, and moved to Calgary, AB, in 1980.


Linda graduated from DePaul University with a degree in Education and dedicated over 25 years to the Calgary Children's Hospital. Outside of work, she was an active member of the Tamaraw Senior's Club. Her interests included travel, shopping, cooking, and baking, with a highlight being her pilgrimage to Jerusalem.


Remembered for her vibrant spirit, generosity, and devotion to others, Linda will be deeply missed by all who knew her. May she rest in peace, leaving behind a legacy of kindness and love.


She is survived by her two brothers, Pio Coronelia and Bert Coronelia; sister, Ma Lourdes Esguera Coronelia; and several nieces and nephews. Linda was predeceased by her parents, Benjamin Coronelia and Felicidad Inicial Coronelia; siblings Tobias Coronelia, Nickulas Coronelia, and Belda Coronelia.


“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”

- 2 Corinthians 4:17-18

Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Linda’s family here.


In living memory of Linda Cornelia, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive NE, Calgary, AB T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403-248-8585.

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