May 5, 1997 ~ February 16, 2021
Born in: Pueblo, CO
Resided in: Pueblo West, CO
Streaming of the service will appear here at the appointed date and time. Please note – Due to the large number of friends and family streaming, it may slow the stream down and you may have to restart the stream. We will also post the service later.
Aaron D. Cortese, 23, born May 5, 1997, passed away on February 16, 2021. Survived by his mother, Billie Jean; sister Cassandra (Rory) Moores and nephew Rhett. Aunt, Sandra (Dr. John) Rea; uncle, Chuck (Denise) Hood; cousins, John (Rachel) Rea, Christopher (Jessica) Rea, Jeffrey (Travis) Hood, Jason Hood, Jennifer (Paul) Palumbo, and Jonna Rea; best friends Luke Quimby, Rhiannon Winch, and other numerous family and friends. Proceeded in death by his father, David Cortese; grandparents Charles “Chuck” and Freda Hood, Saverio “Chub” and Alma Cortese. Aaron graduated from Pueblo West High with a 4.0 in 2015; participated in marching band and the swim team. He was known for his love for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Aaron loved playing UNO and blackjack, known well as a card shark. Camping was one of his favorite activities while with family and friends, plus making smores over the campfire. His orneriness, humor, and infectious smile made him well known to many, inspiring those he met. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2021, at Pueblo Union Depot,132 W B St. Please abide by seating restrictions and social distancing, due to COVID-19. Livestreaming at the same time, on Aaron’s obituary page, at https://www.montgomerysteward.com/obits/aaron-d-cortese/ Family would like to ask everyone to wear New England Patriots attire/colors (Red, blue, silver) in honor of Aaron.
Memorial Service: February 26, 2021 2:00 pm
Pueblo Union Depot
132 W. B Street
Pueblo, CO 81003