CORTEZ, ESTHER M.
A funeral service took place Feb. 21 for Esther M. Cortez of Jersey City. She died Feb. 17. Esther was born in Ecuador and came to Jersey City Heights in 1963. She was a factory worker for the Personality Handkerchiefs Company in Hoboken for 30 years, retiring at age 63. She was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church of North Bergen. She was the wife of the late Rev. Luis Cortez; mother of Alexandra Galvin and her husband Michael and David Cortez and his wife Carmen; sister of Gladys Tutiven. Services arranged by the Houghton Funeral Home, Jersey City.