CortesisHelen Cortesis passed away peacefully on Monday April 29th at the Northumberland Hills Hospital at the age of 80. She was born in Mitchell and grew up in Caledonia, Ontario. Helen was pre-deceased by her loving husband Peter Cortesis. She will be deeply missed by her sons and daughters in law Michael & Elizabeth Cortesis and Harry & Andrea Cortesis. She will be sadly missed by her grand children Peter (Elizabeth), Nicole (William), Elaine (Matt), Alexandra, Peter (Karla) and her great grandson Jordan. She will also be missed by her siblings Jim & Eva Vlachos (Caledonia), Lou & Felix Smidt (Hamilton), Marion Argerous (Simcoe), and pre-deceased by Ted Vlachos, Beatrice Leousis and her parents Harry and Kaliope Vlachos. She will also be missed by several nieces and nephews.

Helen was the co founder of Cortesis Jewellers and spent many wonderful times in downtown Cobourg. She was active in the community and a former member of the Probus and Inner Wheel.   

Visitation MacCoubrery Funeral Home Wednesday May 1, 2-4 and 7-9, Funeral Thursday May 2 at 1pm at St Peters Anglican. Condolences received at

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