Mrs. Mary A. Cortese, age 86, passed away on March 3rd. Born in Queens, NY to Agnes and William Lynagh. She lived her adult years on Long Island, NY, married to John Julius Cortese who died in 2009 after 62 years of marriage. Beloved Mother of surviving daughter Eileen, sons Thomas and John. Grandmother of three, and great grandmother of four. Also survived by sister Anne Lynagh Yosca, of Ft. Pierce, Florida. Predeceased by Sister Dorothy, and Brother Jack. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company,” Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411 has been entrusted with the arrangements.