CB5 Member Mary McSorley, 86, Passes Away
by Daniel Bush
Dec 08, 2008 | 4039 views | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Mary McSorley passed away on Friday, December 5, 2008, at the age of 86. McSorley is survived by her three children, Loretta Osterman, Jamie and Terrence, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Her beloved husband James passed away about twenty-five years ago. A native of Glendale, McSorley was a longtime member of Community Board No. 5, which represents Ridgewood, Maspeth, Middle Village and Glendale. Very active in the community, McSorley served as a Democratic District Leader, worked as a counselor at the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Center, and was a proud member of the Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol, among many others. A wake is scheduled at the Peter J. Geis Funeral Home, 57-34 Catalpa Avenue, Ridgewood, NY, on Tuesday, December 9 from 7-9 p.m. and again on Wednesday, December 10 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Matthias Church, 58-15 Catalpa Avenue, Ridgewood, NY, on Thursday, December 11 at 10:15 a.m.

St. Matthias Church

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