Genevieve A. Cortsen, a resident of the Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas, passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.
Born in Pittston, she was the 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 located in Dallas.
She was predeceased by her husband, Oley G. Cortsen, and a sister, Margaret Mooney.
Surviving are a nephew, Joseph J. Mooney, Shavertown; and a niece, Ann Marie Kraft, Mendham, N.J. Also surviving are several great-nieces and great-nephews, six great-great-nephews and one great-great-niece.
A Memorial Mass for Genevieve will be celebrated at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are by Hugh P. Boyle & Son Funeral Home Inc., 416 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Memorial donations may be made to the