Glinda L. Cortlessa

Apr 19 1956
Jul 29 2021
65 Years
Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Glinda L. Cortlessa, 65, of Coatesville, passed away on July 29, 2021, at Tower Health in Coatesville.  She was the wife of Patrick P. Cortlessa for over 35 years.  Born in Coatesville she was the daughter of the late Thomas C. and Jessie R. Halsey Jones. 

She was a graduate of Downingtown High School and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Coatesville. When she was younger she enjoyed drag racing with her father and won several trophies. She enjoyed gardening and loved her dog, Frank.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two grandsons, Jarred Cortlessa and Thomas Kovach, both of Phoenixville, two brothers, Mark Jones, husband of Missy, of Georgetown, and James Jones of Huntington, several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews, and a special aunt, Louella Halsey, who was there in her time of need. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sarah Cortlessa, and a grandson, Joey Kohn.

Memorial services will be private and at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at


Rest in peace Glinda. You had a heart of gold. No longer in pain. Fly like an angel.

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May peace be with you . “Do not be anxious about anything but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving , present your requests to God .And the peace of God , which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”- Phil 4:6,7

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Glinda was a bright, shining light for all who knew her--when we were kids and grown. You will be missed, my friend!


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I'm so sorry to hear about Glinda She had a heart of gold may you find comfort knowing knowing she is with her babies. May you fly with the angels XOXO!!

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