Nicholas Cortazzo Obituary

Nicholas A. Cortazzo
Nicholas A. Cortazzo
Nicholas A. Cortazzo

April 13, 2005
Born in Pen Argyl, PA
Resided in Madison Township, PA
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Nicholas A. Cortazzo, 61, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2005 at Shady Side Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. His widow is the former Mary Anne Hermann. The couple would have celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary later this year. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2005 at St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church, with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Born in Pen Argyl, PA, he was a son of the late Jaconda and Mary Sabatine Cortazzo. He was a graduate of Scranton Central High School, Valley Forge Military Academy and the William Penn College in Oskaloosa, IA. A US Army Veteran, he was owner and President of Sterling Filter and Metal Products in Moscow, PA. He had formerly operated Rita's Sportswear in Moscow, PA, and Bocar Apparel in Tunkhannock, PA.

He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church and the Father Joseph Barrett Chapter of the Knight of Columbus.

In addition to his widow, he is survived by his daughters, Dr. Megan Cortazzo of Pittsburgh, PA, Nicole Cortazzo and Kara Cortazzo, both of Albuquerque, NM; son, Nicholas Cortazzo II and granddaughter Regan Cortazzo of Richmond, VA; brother, Joseph Cortazzo of Moscow, PA; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Anthony P. Cortazzo in 1995.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to the National Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, PO Box 4261, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01202.





St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church
4600 Meredith Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Friday, April 22, 2005
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church
4600 Meredith Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Friday, April 22, 2005
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, April 22, 2005