Genevieve A. Cortsen


First Posted: 1/20/2013

Genevieve A. Cortsen, a resident of the Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas, passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.

Born in Pittston, she was a daughter of the late Joseph L. and Genevieve Miller Dougherty. She was a graduate of the former St. John’s High School, Pittston, and the former Smith School of Practical Nursing. Genevieve resided with her husband in the Philadelphia area for many years. Genevieve was a member of Gate of Heaven Roman Catholic Church, Machell Avenue, Dallas and the Mercy Center Auxiliary, also in Dallas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oley G. Cortsen, and a sister, Margaret Mooney. She is survived by a nephew, Joseph J. Mooney, Shavertown; a niece, Ann Marie Kraft, Mendham, N.J.; several grandnieces, grandnephews, six great-grandnephews and a great-grandniece.

A memorial Mass for Genevieve will be celebrated at a later date. Arrangements are by the Hugh P. Boyle & Son Funeral Home Inc., 416 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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