A funeral mass was offered June 22 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Bernard Patrick Courtney, 79, of Jersey City. He passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 16. Bernard liked to golf whenever he could, and he was a big fan of everything that included football. He was a member of the Elks and the American Legion. He also served in the army during the Vietnam War. For a very long time, he was the manager of the National Retail System in Secaucus. Bernard is survived by his son, Bernie, and his caring ex-wife, Janice Cooney. He is predeceased in life by his parents, Mary (nee McCluskey) and Bernard J. Courtney, his brother, Joseph and his sister, Patricia Courtney. Services arranged by Riotto Funeral Home and Cremation Company, Jersey City.