NEWTON - Vera M. Cort, 94, of Newton, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Valley View Care Center in Newton. Born in East Orange, Mrs. Cort lived in Irvington and then New Providence before moving to Valley View Care Center in Newton. Mrs. Cort was a homemaker and she enjoyed decorative painting. Mrs. Cort was very active with New Providence Senior Citizens. The daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Tice, Mrs. Cort also was predeceased by her husband, Charles Cort; a son, Thomas Cort, in February 2013. She is survived by her son, James Cort and wife, Louise; four granddaughters, Katherine, Emily Rose, Charlotte and Rowan Cort. A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton. A memorial visitation will be held Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 350 Sparta Ave,. Bldg. B, Suite 2, Sparta, N.J. 07871. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on May 8, 2013