Theresa Anne Cortese, age 93 of Port Vue and formerly of the Oakland area of Pittsburgh, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016 in Lawson's Nursing Home. Born October 23, 1922 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Oliverio) Cortese.
A retired food manager for Bruno Tambellini's Restaurant, Theresa was a member of St. Mark's Parish in Port Vue, the Italian Club, and Genoa Council #6. She is survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, and great-great-nephews. Besides her parents, Theresa was preceded in death by her siblings: Peter and Frank Cortese, Rose Petrone, and Sara Capane. Friends will be received in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700) on Monday, June 20, 2016 from 6 to 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at St. Mark's Parish, Port Vue Site, with Fr. Daniel Straughn officiating. Would everyone attending the Mass please meet at the church. Procession and burial will follow to Calvary Cemetery in Pittsburgh. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published June 18, 2016.