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Lilly Cortes

October 13, 1941 ~ February 1, 2020 (age 78)


“For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.” Philippians 1:21

Lilly Cortes, 78, of Cape Coral, Florida, formerly of Brooklyn, NY died

peacefully on February 1 2020 at Health Park Hospital in Ft. Myers. Born

October 1, 1941, in Cabo Rojo Puerto Rico, the Island of Enchantment,

Lilly was a retired Social Worker living in Cape Coral with her 2 cats,

Missuri and Meetzeereezi. She was an animal lover and loved the warmth

and sun of Florida. Lilly was an active member of the Cape Coral Parish of

St. Andrews. She loved to watch The View and The Bachelor. She was a

dedicated NY Mets fan and attended many games leading up to, especially

their world series win in 1969.

Survivors include her 2 children, Lourdes Rivero of Florida, and Jose

Cortes of New Mexico, and granddaughters Bernadette, Karina, Erica, and

Christie; Grandsons Chinito, Lucien, and Michael. She was also survived

by seven great grandchildren and her two sisters, Eva and Herminia.

The Family wishes to thank those who have extended support for Lilly

during her final days. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to your local

ASPCA/Humane Society animal shelter


February 4, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral & Cremation Services
1600 Colonial Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33907

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