Gertrude Mary Kortright (1920-2005)


Father: Reginald Robert Kortright  (????-????)
Mother: Gertrude Weiss  (1894-????), b. 1894-08-25


Husband: James Paul Measday  (1922-1999) married 1943-11-08, Short Hills, NJ, USA.


Son: Thomas Robert Measday  (1946- )
Son: Daniel Patrick Measday  (1948- )
Daughter: Kathryn Mary Measday  (1952- )
Daughter: Joan Marie Measday  (1953-1996)
Daughter: Carol Ann Measday  (1955- )
Daughter: Judith Michelle Measday  (1958- )
Son: James Kevin Measday  (1960- )

Basic Data

Born: 1920-12-10
Died: 2005-06-25
Place: Livingston, NJ, USA


Find A Grave: Gertude K. Measday (1920-2005)

Meeting the In-Laws? - The Millburn & Short Hills ITEM, October 1, 1943. (PDF file for that issue)

I found this article and the wedding announcement below using Google. Additional relevant issues of the Millburn, NJ ITEM can be found by searching for "Kortright" and/or "Measday" at the search archives page. The search produces links to large PDF files, which contain images of the newspaper. I'll have to delve into them sometime.
  Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Kort-
right of Wellington avenue,
have recently entertained Lt.
James Measday of Fort Ben-
ning, Ga. Lt. Measday is the
fiance of their daughter, Miss
Gertrude Kortright, a Penn
State graduate who is now as-
sociated with the Department
of Agriculture, New York. The
Kortrights and Lt. Measday
spent five days at Mantoloking.

Wedding announcement - The Millburn & Short Hills ITEM, November 12, 1943. (PDF file for that issue)

Miss Kortright
Officers Bride
  On Monday, November 8th,
in St. Rose of Lima Church,
Miss Gertrude Mary Kortright,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert R. Kortright of West
Wellington avenue, became the
bride of 2nd Lt. James Paul
Measday, U. S. Infantry, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Measday
of Westwood, N. J. Rev. Father
James B. Coyle officiated at a
10:30 mass. A reception followed
at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Lewis C. Haig of Highland ave-
  Miss Jean Evans of Drexel
Hill, Pa., was the bride's only
attendant. David White of Bos-
ton, Mass., served at Lt. Meas-
day's best man.
  The bride appeared in a gown
of white faille. A coronet of
net, trimmed in orange blos-
soms held her tulle veil. She
carried a prayer book with
white orchids. Miss Evans wore
a gown of dusty rose and car-
ried sweetheart roses.
  The bride is a graduate of
Millburn High School and at-
tended the Women's College of
North Carolina for two years
and was graduated from Penn
State College. She was asso-
ciated with the Department of
Agriculture. Her husband is an
alumnus of Westwood High
School and Penn State College.
He received his commission last
April at Fort Benning, Ga.
After a wedding trip, the Lieu-
tenant and his bride will make
their home in Columbia, S. C.

Death Notice - The Star-Ledger, June 26, 2005.

MEASDAY - Gertrude M. (nee Kortright), age 84, of Denville, N.J., formerly of Toms River and Livingston, N.J., on June 25, 2005, wife of the late James P. Measday and mother of the late Joan Measday, she is survived by her children, sons, Tom, Dan and Jim Measday, daughters, Kathy Johnson, Carol Bates and Judy Lagas, a brother, Robert Kortright, and 12 grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Thursday starting at 9 a.m. from The QUINN-HOPPING FUNERAL HOME, 145 E. Mount Pleasant Ave., Livingston, N.J. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. St. Philomena Church, Livingston. Friends may call Wednesday at the funeral home 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to St. Philomena Church, 396 S. Livingston Ave., Livingston, N.J. 07039.

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