Mrs. Ruth Cortiss, age 84, of Buford, GA and a resident of Brookside Assisted Living passed away Monday, August 20, 2012. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cathy Gilbert; and husband of forty years, Warren Cortiss. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Barbara Watkins, Buford, GA, Donna Royall, Jacksonville, FL, Ruth and Jerry Steering, Lake Forest, CA and Carol Terry, Athens, GA; sons and daughter-in-law, Warren and Debbie Cortiss, Lawrenceville, GA and George Cortiss, Athens, GA; seventeen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Cortiss was born April 27, 1928 in Chicago, IL. She was a realtor with Century 21. Memorial service will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Brookside Assisted Living, 4450 Old Hamilton Mill Rd., Buford, GA, 30518 with Chaplain Jamie Kaufman officiating. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.