Mina Margaretha Haug Cory, a former Southampton Hospital volunteer who celebrated her 100th birthday last fall, died on Saturday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton.
She was born on Sept. 29, 1911, in the Yorkville section of Manhattan, a daughter of Johann Georg Haug and the former Anna Bertha Kullen. Following high school, she worked with her father, a carriage harness maker, at his shop on East 75th Street.
It was there she met the Rev. David Munroe Cory, who became her husband. The couple moved to Brooklyn. While raising children, she worked alongside her husband and did volunteer work for the Industrial Home for the Blind and for Queens Hospital.
Later, she worked in the shareholder relations department at AT&T, and then became head of the American Sugar Company’s communications center. She went on to work for the New York City Convention and Visitors