McCOURT, Joseph P. USMC (Ret.), 79, of St. Petersburg, died Sept. 16, 2013, under the care of Hospice at Bay Pines VA Health Care System. Mr. McCourt served Honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as a Staff Sergeant. He received a Purple Heart and Combat Action Medal for his service in Viet Nam. He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and served as an Usher for 19 years and was a member of the Moose Lodge 1145. Survivors include his sister, Dorothy Lewis; brother, John "Jack" McCourt; several nieces & nephews; and many dear friends. A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated for the repose of his soul at 11 am, Friday, Sept. 20th, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 1800 12th Street North, St. Petersburg. The family will received guests on Thursday, Sept. 19th, from 5-7 pm, at the Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home. Interment will follow the Funeral Mass to Bay Pines National Cemetery with full Marine Corps Honors. Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home 3180 30th Avenue North St. Petersburg (727)323-5111
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Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home and Cremation Service
3180 30th Avenue N
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 18, 2013