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Carmen Ortiz

May 14, 1940 — February 12, 2023

 

Carmen "Mela" Ortiz passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2023 in her long-term home in Whittier, California.
Carmen known as " Mela" was born on May 14, 1940 in Santa Tecla, El Salvador to Manuel and Maria Ortiz.

Carmen came from a large family of 6 brothers and 3 sisters and they were all close and lived in close proximity of each other.
Most of Carmen's days growing up were spent with much laughter and love.

Carmen moved to Los Angeles, California and married the love of her life, Joel Ortiz on May 12, 1966. Together they settled and got a house in Whittier, California.
Although Carmen obtained college education her main desire was to stay home and raise and nurture her 3 Children. Carmen had a love for traveling and attending church where she accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior in 1989.

Carmen is pre-deceased by her son, Victor Ortiz.
Carmen is survived by her husband Joel Ortiz, Children; RoseMarie Chalmers, James Ortiz, 8 Grandchildren, 4 Great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
We will miss our dear Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great -grandmother, Niece and Friend. She will always live in our hearts.

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Visitation

Monday, March 6, 2023

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Pacific time)

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

2:15 - 2:45 pm (Pacific time)

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