Shields, Jr. Cornelius passed away peacefully at home on December 19, 2018. Born in New York City December 18, 1933.
Corny was the beloved husband of Carol for 56 years. He was the caring father of Allison Shields (son-in-law Brian Kennedy, Jr.) and Cornelius Shields IV (daughter-in-law Allison Margetson). He was the loving grandfather of Eamon Kennedy. He was pre deceased by his parents Josephine and Cornelius Shields and by his sister Aileen Shields Bryan.
Corny was a partner at Shields & Co. a firm founded by his father and late uncle Paul Shields. He was a prominent yachtsman, an America’s Cup Skipper and winner of North American Yacht Racing Association’s Mallory Cup.
He was a lifetime member of the Larchmont Yacht Club.
The funeral Mass will take place on Saturday 10:00 AM December 22nd at Sts. John & Paul Church in Larchmont where he was a faithful and devoted parishioner.