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Steadroy M. Cornelius

Steadroy M. Cornelius

Steadroy M. Cornelius 57 affectionately known as “Shaka Da Boss”, passed away Wednesday May 5, 2021 in Westchester NY. He was born November 5, 1963 in Antigua at St. John’s hospital to his late mother Ms. Dorthery Cornelius and father Mr. Roach from Monscrat.
As a young man he came to America to conquer his dreams. He resided in Harlem with his family that was already here from Antigua. Steadroy worked at a grocery store for a few years in Harlem NY where he met and fell in love with his wife Stacey Cornelius. They were married in 1985 and had four children Shane, Shayna, Shiane and Shanzel. Steadroy resided in the Bronx with his family where he opened up a bodega in 2004.
Steadroy not only had infections love for his family but also his friends. Anyone who ever met Steadroy can say that he was a kind spirte man. He was a generous man to his community, always giving a helping hand. Steadroy loved playing soccer and basketball the things he loved most was playing music, dancing and cooking. He was a phenomenal cook and DJ. He was the life of the party with his group TEK LIFE, joined by family and friends. He was always the first to get up and start something. Steadroy would always cook for numerous people and you knew that you were able to get a plate. He loved to cook whether in a kitchen or on a grill he was the best. Houses, basements, parks, blocks, his store and back yards parties no matter where as long as he was able to play his set “The Big Sound” he was very happy.
It never mattered to Steadroy if people apprised him, as long he was doing what he wanted he was fine. That kind of man will greatly be cherished by wife Stacey Cornelius, children Shane, Shayna, Shiane, Shanzel, Tatyiana, Trayvon, Ashanti and Dorothy and 9 grand children. sister Jacqueline and many loving Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends.

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