Deaths Death Notices
CORTO, Lucille "Lucy"
CORTO - Lucille "Lucy" Age 59, after a long illness, died peacefully on September 20, 2016 at her home in Mountain Center, CA surrounded by loved ones. Lucy was born on December 9, 1956 in Buffalo, NY to John and Mary Jane Corto. Lucy was
a member of the US Army from 1981- 1985 before attending Penn State University and graduating summa cum laude with a degree in social science. In 2002, Lucy relocated to California and worked for the Riverside Department of Health and Human Services where she was a tireless advocate of the elderly as a social worker. At the same time she became an active animal rights activist and leaves behind her four beautiful rescues, Leah, Sweetie, Blondie and Snoopy. Lucy is survived by her sisters, Mary (Michael) Higgins, Jacqueline, Karen (Tom) VonBraunsberg, and Denise Corto. She also leaves behind many adoring nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Jane; her brother Michael and sister Joanne Corto. At
Lucy's request there will be no public service held but a gathering of immediate family at Holy Cross Cemetery where she will be laid to rest.