Carmen A. Ortiz

Carmen A. Ortiz

September 27, 1943-November 19, 2018

Montgomery, NY


Carmen A. Ortiz passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 in Suffern, NY. She was 75 years old. Daughter of the late Benigno Ortiz and Matilde Rodriguez she was born September 27, 1943 in Cayey, Puerto Rico. Together for 55 years, Carmen was the widow of Fernando Morales. She was a retired Official of Human Resources at Atención Médica Hospicio Atención in Caquas, PR.

Survivors include her daughter Kathleen Santiago and her husband John of Montgomery, NY; her sons: José Antonio Garcia and his wife Shelley of Naples, FL, Benigno Garcia and his wife Leighanne of Baltimore, MD, Andrew J. Morales and his late wife Cynthia of the Bronx, NY; Andy’s daughters: Ileana Soliz and her husband, Abel, and Ruth Bolter; her brother Nelson Ortiz of Bronx, NY; her sisters: Grace Ortiz of Cayey, PR, Margaret Carlo of Bronx, NY, Socorro Maldonado of Suffern, NY, Rose Ippolito of Stratford, CT; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and her best friend Maria Martinez. Carmen was predeceased by her brother Jaime and sister Matilde Ortiz.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 26th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27th at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe. Interment will follow in Seamanville Cemetery, Monroe, NY.

Memorial donations may be made to Grace Community Church, 2839 State Route 94, Washingtonville, NY 10992.