Of Jeannette, died Thurs., May 8, 2014, in the UPMC, Pittsburgh. Born Jan. 23, 1975, in Pensacola, FL, a son of Philip and Cynthia (Procious) Cortese of Monessen. Daniel was employed as a technician for Feltes Cycle, of Jeannette. He was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War serving with the Air Force. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Dennis (Kathy) Cortese, of Youngwood; a sister, Dawn (Jesse) Gentry, of Jacksonville, NC; niece and nephew, Laken and Brodie Cortese of Youngstown, OH; a great-niece and nephew, Haiden and Tavin Cortese; three "new" nieces, Lindsay, Samantha and Erica Black; maternal grandmother, Donna Procious of Greensburg; and aunts, uncles and cousins. Dan was a devoted Harley Rider and enjoyed riding with his family and friends. He was a gifted custom motorcycle mechanic and artist. Friends will be received 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wed. at the J.F. OTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 504 Oak St., Irwin, at which time a Memorial Service will be held in the funeral home. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior, 301 Grant St., Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. To send online condolences, please visit:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on May 12, 2014