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January 17, 2013

Marilyn Cortese, 83

Haverhill — Marilyn A. (Zins) Cortese of Reading, formerly of Haverhill, January 14, 2013. Devoted mother of John A. Cortese of Reading, David P. Cortese and his wife, Andrea of Douglas, and Susan M. Kneeland and her husband, Randall of Reading; loving Mimi of Katherine, Allison, Alexander and Benjamin; cherished sister of Arnold “Tom” Zins of Haverhill and the late, Leonard Zins, Frederick Zins and Janet Smith.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St. (corner of Woburn St.), Reading on Friday, January 18 at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Athanasius Church 300 Haverhill St. Reading at 10:30 a,m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral home visiting hours, Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Burial in Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Marilyn’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. 311 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA 02472. For info, directions and on line guest book visit johnbdouglassfuneralhome.com