Israel Jordan-Cortez

Israel Jordan-CortezMr. Israel Jordan-Cortez, age 79 of Somerset Drive in St. Marys, Ga. passed away at his residence surrounded by his family on the evening of Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Mr. Jordan was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on July 19, 1935. He is the son of the late Christina Cortez & Thomas Jordan. His family said of him, “Israel was a loving family man definitely 100% dedicated to his family. He was our superman, high spirited and funny. He loved to do volunteer work at no cost. His dedication to Camden County Search & Rescue was amazing. He also was a member of the Amateur Radio club (kf4ylq) were his identification codes.” He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Mr. Jordan is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Maria Mercedes Jordan-Ramos; his children, Henry Ford Garay of St. Marys, Ga., Marisol Jordan of Milwaukee. Wi., Gerardo (Venus) Jordan & Amanda Jordan all of St. Marys, Ga. and Bradley Henry Jordan of Kingsland, Ga.; his sister, Hilda Jordan of St. Marys, Ga.; his brother, Wilfredo (Mary) Jordan of Puerto Rico; his grandchildren, Amanda Jordan, Bradley H. Jordan, Gerardo O. Jordan, Natalia Mendez, Omar Henry Garay, Kristina Jordan, Neftali Mendez, Jr., Dihara Zayas & Yaritza Zayas; and his 14 great grandchildren.

Calling hours for the Jordan family will be from 6 to 8 pm, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Coastal Camden Funeral Home. Funeral Services will begin at 2 PM Thursday, May 21, 2015 in the Wainwright Chapel in the funeral home with Pastor Jimmy Diaz presiding. Mr. Jordan-Cortez will be interred in Puerto Rico at a later date.

The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.

July 19, 1935 – May 16, 2015

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