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John C. "Jack" Cortese


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John C. "Jack" Cortese Obituary
John "Jack" C Cortese

AGE: 82 • Toms River

John "Jack" Cortese, 82 years old, passed away at Ocean Medical Center, Brick.

Jack was born in Newark and had resided in Hillside before moving to Toms River 54 years ago.

He served in the United States Army and had retired from the Toms River Board of Education.

Jack was a member of the American Legion Post #129 in Toms River and the Loyal Order of the Moose in Ortley Beach. He loved animals and was an avid horseman. But most of all his vegetables and flower gardens, where the best. John is survived by his loving wife Mary and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting will be at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Rd., Toms River on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Justin's Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday at 9:30 AM. Arrive at the funeral home 8:30 AM. Entombment will follow to Ocean County Memorial Park. www.silvertonmemorial.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 14, 2017
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