Obituary: Theresa (Scalzi) Cortese, 92, of Florida

Theresa (Scalzi) Cortese, 92, of Florida, retired from General Electric, wife of the late Nicholas J. Cortese, died June 13, at Sunscoast Hospice Care Center, North Pinellas Palm Harbor, Fla.

Born in Bridgeport to the late Frederick and Carmella Scalzi.

Survived by children, Michael Cortese of Tarpon Springs, Fla. and Carolyn Foote and her husband, Lawrence of Shelton, brother, Dom Scalzi  of Bridgeport, sister, Louis and her husband, Leo Beudry of Shelton, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by daughter-in-law, Pauline Cortese and sister-in-law, Dorothy Scalzi.

Services: Monday, June 27, 10:15 a.m., Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and 11 a.m., St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St. Trumbull. Burial in St. Michael's Cemetery, Stratford. Visiting hours: Monday, 9:15 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorial contributions: Suncoast Hospice Care Center North Pinellas, 164 West Lake Rd., Palm Harbor, FL 34684 or to the American Cancer Society, 38 Richards Ave., Norwalk, CT 06854.