Marjorie  Cortesio


Marjorie Cortesio, 86 of Centerville passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at Golden Age Care Center.
Marjorie was born on April 15, 1933 to William & Minnie (Sellers) Mattox in Urich, Missouri. She received her education from Mystic Schools. On December 16, 1950, Marjorie was united in marriage to Charles J. Cortesio Sr. To this union came six children: Dee, June, Chris, Charles, Rosemary and Anita.
Marjorie was a homemaker, caring for her children was always her first priority. Charlie and Marjorie were owner/operators of Charlie's Supper Club from 1971 until 1988 when Charlie passed away. Marjorie was a member of the Mercy Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary, she was an associate of the American Gold Star Mothers, member of St. Mary's Church and a former choir director at St. Anthony's Church in Mystic. She enjoyed her flower gardening, reading/watching westerns and loved being a mother/grandmother.
Survivors include her children: Dee Thompson (Scott), June Cortesio-Stewart (Sam, deceased), Chris Kaska (Robert), Charles Cortesio (Twila), Rosemary Seddon (Clyde), Anita Clark (Jim), 17 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and numerous extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charles J. Cortesio Sr., grandson, SSG Stephen J. Thompson, sisters: Goldene White, June Ring, Juanita Cortesio and a step-brother, Otto Mattox.
Funeral service will be 10:30 am, Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Thomas Funeral Home in Centerville with Deacon Ed Kamerick officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Highland Cemetery near Mystic. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Memorials may be given to Golden Age Activities Fund and condolences may be shared at or
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Published on August 26, 2019
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