Mario Thomas Corti, Sr. (born and raised in Nanty-Glo) passed away at his home in San Marcos, California on April 7, 2017, surrounded by his wife and children. Mario, born on July 26th, 1920, was the last surviving child of Peter and Giacenta Corti. Mario served in the South Pacific during WWII as a combat medic in the U.S. Army. He is preceded in death by his son Mario, Jr., and daughters, Kathleen & Valerie. He is survived by his wife, Eileen (Pearson)and seven
children, Kerry, Geri-Ann, James, Peter, Danny, Tony and Patrick.He had 18 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. Mario will be greatly missed; he touched many lives in his 96 years.
Published on  April 19, 2017