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Gloria A. Ortiz

August 17, 1959 ~ October 16, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Gloria Ortiz Obituary

Gloria Azennette Ortiz, an embodiment of love, friendship, and thoughtfulness, was born on August 17, 1959, in the vibrant town of McAllen, where she also peacefully passed away on October 16, 2023. Gloria's life was a testament to the power of love, the importance of family, and the enduring strength of the human spirit.

Gloria was a radiant source of inspiration and joy to all who were fortunate enough to know her. Her life was a rich tapestry woven with threads of love for her children Ramiro Ortiz Jr., Billy Joe Ortiz, and Nancy Ortiz. Her love also extended to her five grandchildren, whom she adored immensely. Gloria's bond with her siblings, Martha Marquez and Gorge Garcia, was profound and unshakeable.

Gloria's interests were as diverse and beautiful as her personality. She found immense joy in planting, her green thumb bringing life to countless plants and flowers. Gloria's knack for knitting was a testament to her patience and creativity, each stitch carrying a piece of her heart. Her collection of angel statues was a reflection of her belief in the divine and the mystical. And, of course, her love for her adorable pup, Gizmo, was a testament to her nurturing nature.

Gloria's life was a masterclass in living fully and loving deeply. Every interaction was an opportunity for her to share her warmth, every challenge was a chance for her to display her resilience. She was a beacon of light in the lives of many, her spirit radiating love and kindness.

Gloria Azennette Ortiz, a woman of grace, warmth, and unwavering strength, will be dearly missed. Yet, her legacy lives on in the hearts of those she loved and those who loved her. Her life was a beautiful journey, a testament to the power of love, the strength of family, and the resilience of the human spirit.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
October 21, 2023

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home - McAllen
1901 Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501


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