Louise Courtney

Louise Courtney, 92, of Brocton, NY, passed away peacefully at Brooks Memorial Hospital on April 5, 2019,  after a brief illness.   Originally from Brewer, ME, she was born on February 13, 1927 to the late Joseph and Sarah (Fillis) Deroche.   She had a long career in sales, retiring in 1985 from Sears, Roebuck & Co. as a Division Manager.   She enjoyed her family, her daily ride, and the camaraderie of the Sears Retirement Club in Bangor, ME.   She was pre-deceased by her husband, Vincent Courtney, and her siblings Lucille, Linwood, and Leo (Eleanor Johnson) Deroche, as well as nephews and nieces Jacqueline Courtney of Lynn, MA, and Joseph Courtney and Sheryl Ann Courtney both of Somerville, MA.   Surviving are her son, Vincent Courtney and his spouse Gary Holloway, of Brocton, NY, and her former daughter-in-law Marilyn Gordon of Augusta, ME; her grandchildren Kathryn (Tim) Duffy of the Bronx, NY, Adam Courtney of North Augusta SC, and Amy Courtney and her companion Joshua Benson of Whiteboro, NY; her grandchild Kiernan Duffy and his fiancĂ© Yasly Flores of the Bronx, NY.   Also surviving are nephews and nieces Thomas (Mary Manning) Courtney of Quincy, MA, Brian Courtney of Somerville, MA, Charles Farwell of South Portland, ME, Sharleen (Paul) Whealan of Boston, MA, Richard Courtney and Kenneth Courtney.    Arrangements are by the Morse Funeral Home, Brocton, N.Y. There will be no viewing or services at her request.   A celebration of her life will be held later this year in one of her favorite spots in the world, Schoodic Point, Acadia National Park, ME.    In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be given to FriendsofAcadia.