Lydia Ortiz (beloved mother and grandmother), age 71, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2020 due to cardiac arrest. She was born on July 5, 1949 in Naranjito, Puerto Rico.
She is the daughter of Julio Ortiz and Carmen Quinones both deceased. She was a dedicated member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, East Chicago for over 20 years.
She loved gardening, cooking, dancing and being surrounded by her loving family. Lydia is survived by her siblings Maria Elena Ortiz, Carmen Alvarez, Ramona Ortiz, Matilde Ortiz, Cruzita De Jesus, Her children include Luis Cruz, Nelson Gonzalez, and Maria (Mayra) Nevarez.
Her three grandchildren Alonzo Cruz, Francisco Cruz, and Devin Nevarez. And many nieces and nephews.
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, FROM 4-8 PM
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