Marie Elizabeth Cortazzo

Marie Elizabeth Cortazzo entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 4, 2014 at the age of 78. Beloved wife of the late Russell J. Cortazzo Sr. Daughter of the late John Guthrie and Elizabeth Higgins Guthrie. Beloved and devoted mother of Russell J. Cortazzo Jr. (Janice) and Jean Cortazzo. Grandmother of Rachel Fernandez (James), Clade Fernandez, Timothy Fernandez and Nolan Fernandez (Jennifer). Step Grandmother of Ronald Heider, Blake Heider, Lily Fernandez and Liam Poché. Sister of John Guthrie, Charles Guthrie (Bella) and the late Phillip Guthrie. Sister-in-law of Rose Rita Hamm, Anna Jean Cortazzo, Grace Hutson and Carol Cortazzo. Devoted friend of Pauline Lalla and Barbara Jean Robert. Marie was born in Dublin, Ireland and was a resident of Chalmette, LA for the past four years. A visitation was held at Mothe Funeral Home on Tuesday, July, 8 2014 and Wednesday, July 9, 2014. A funeral mass was held at the funeral home on Wednesday after visitation. Interment was in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Gretna. Family and friends may view and sign the online guestbook at

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