Eleanor A. "Lorrie" (Wojcik) Cortese, 86, of Brackenridge, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019 surrounded by her family at the Good Samaritan Hospice Unit at Concordia, Cabot. She was born June 16, 1933, in Natrona to the late Alexander and Frances (Percenski) Wojcik. Lorrie was a member of Holy Martyrs R.C. Church in Tarentum. She enjoyed working jigsaw and crossword puzzles, sewing, traveling and playing games with her entire family. Lorrie is survived by her husband of 67 years, Jim Cortese; children, Debbie Jean (Kenneth J. "Ken") Hopkins, Diane Annette Wells, Carol Lynn (Gregory John "Greg") Estok and Kenneth James "Kenn" Cortese; grandchildren, Jennifer Kristine Hopkins (Steven Michael) Timmer, Amy Kathleen Hopkins and Samuel John Wells; great-granddaughter, Lydia Mariah Timmer; and by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 4 brothers and 7 sisters.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where a parting prayer service will be held on Friday at 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. in Holy Martyrs Church with the Rev. Aaron Kriss as celebrant. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Lorrie may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Rd., Cabot, Pa. 16023. To send an online condolence please visit www.cicholski-zidekfh.com.
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