Photography

Elvira Margarita Cortes

February 20, 1930 ~ November 5, 2022 (age 92) 92 Years Old
Read more about the life story of Elvira and share your memory.    

Obituary

Elvira Margarita Cortes, also known as "Margie," 92, of Jersey City, passed away on Saturday, November 5th, 2022. Visiting will be at the funeral home on Monday, November 14, 2022 from 2:00 -4:00 pm and 7:00 -9:00 pm. Funeral Service on Tuesday, 11/15, at 9:00 am at the funeral home. Mass of Christian burial will be at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Jersey City, on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 10:00 am. Burial will take place at Bayview Cemetery in Jersey City, NJ at 11:30 am.

Elvira came to Jersey City in 1959 from Utuado, Puerto Rico. She worked as a Teacher's Aide at St. Mary's Roman Catholic School for many years teaching Spanish. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Elvira leaves behind to cherish her memory Elvira's beloved family of grandchildren, including Edwin, Kathy, Jackie, Jaime, Michael, Dagmar, Melissa, Madeline, her 14 great grandchildren, her 6 great great grandchildren, her late daughter Milagro Alvarez, Migdalia Rivera, Angelic Ramos, and her late son Luis Torres. She was the daughter of the late Joaquin Cortes Rodriguez and Mercedes Portalatin Ramos. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Elvira Margarita Cortes, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Monday
November 14, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Plaza Funeral Home
445 Monmouth Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Visitation
Monday
November 14, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Plaza Funeral Home
445 Monmouth Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 15, 2022

9:00 AM
Plaza Funeral Home
445 Monmouth Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
November 15, 2022

10:00 AM
St Mary s RC Church (Jersey City)

Interment
Tuesday
November 15, 2022

11:30 AM
Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery
321 Garfield Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Ongoing
Online Event

profile

In Loving Memory Of

Elvira Cortes

February 20, 1930-November 5, 2022




Look inside to read what others have shared


Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in the book.   


SHARE OBITUARY

© 2022 Plaza Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility