Korts, Andrew W. III RENSSELAER Andrew W. Korts III., 76, died on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Albany Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Rochester, he was the son of the late Andrew W. Korts Jr. and Helen Louise (Paterson) Korts Sauer. He was a graduate of Williston Academy in Easthampton, Mass. and he earned a master's degree in education from Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Mr. Korts was an Irish Christian Brother and devoted his entire career to education. He was an accomplished organist and worked with Father Peter Young at Blessed Sacrament Church in Bolton Landing and at Mother Teresa Catholic Community in Albany, handling all of the liturgical music needs at both churches. He also was a secretary for the Peter Young Housing Industries and Treatment Foundation. Mr. Korts was a world traveler. Survivors include his nephew, Michael Butler of Rensselaer; his "adopted niece" Dawn Dayter of Rensselaer; his cousins from England, Julia and Katie Henderson and his dear friend and colleague, Fr. Peter Young and everyone involved with the PYHIT Foundation. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 4 p.m., in Mother Teresa Catholic Community, 74 Second Ave., Albany 12202. All are invited to attend. Those who wish may donations in memory of Andy Korts to PYHIT Foundation, 40 Eagle St. Albany, NY 12207. Online condolences may be offered at danielkeenanfuneralhome.
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Published in Albany Times Union on July 13, 2014