Rene O. Ortiz was born on August 5, 1957 in the Bronx, NY. Eldest son of Rene and the late Lucy Ortiz; brother to Zoraida Gonzalez and Gerry Ortiz.
Rene worked for USPS Morgan Station in New York City for over 20 years and had endeared many friends to him because of his loving, thoughtful and gentle nature. He was a good son, a wonderful brother to Gerry, Zoraida and his brother-in-law Martin; a loving uncle to Matthew and Jonathan and proud Godfather/uncle to Danielle and Ashlee Hom. Although never married, he did not lack in family unity and friendships.
Rene was a voracious reader and enjoyed biographies, comic books and literature. He loved drawing and painting, cooking and physical activity.
On November 9th, 2017, he passed away of a heart attack.
Rene was most known for being intelligent, funny, optimistic, considerate and fiercely loyal to those he loved. He was a counselor, a right hand and a voice of reason. He was our gentle lamb and will be dearly missed…
Visiting Monday 4-8pm
Mass Tuesday at 9:30am at Holy Name Church
Burial at St. Raymond’s Cemetery