Angelo Michael Cortese passed away on September 27, 2018. Born May 15, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the youngest of six children in a first-generation Italian family.
Mike served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, graduated from San Diego State University, and worked in Napa and Marin as a probation officer. In later years, he lived in Florida, Manteca, and Sacramento.
He will be remembered for his sense of humor, and love of babershop music, musicals, playing the harmonica, dancing, bocce ball, Dodgers baseball, beach walks and family gatherings.
He will be missed by his daughter Risa Hernandez (Vince Hernandez) and son Jay Cortese (Nancy Cortese) and seven grandchildren, Sebastian, Ana, and Vincent Hernandez, and Emily, Hannah, Maddie, and Joel Cortese.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Saturday, October 6, 2018