Teresa (Perez) Ortiz


Teresa M. Ortiz, age 85, of Rome, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2019, at the Rome Memorial Hospital RHF.

Teresa was born in Morovis, Puerto Rico on February 2, 1934 to the late Frank and Dolores Melendez Perez. On April 30, 1960, she was united in marriage to Angelo Ortiz; a blessed union of 26 years until his passing on June 12, 1986.

Teresa enjoyed the simple things in life including cooking, planting flowers, dancing to music and the color purple. She was a kind woman, always there to lend a hand to whoever needed it.

Teresa is survived by three daughters, Cecelia Perez of Brooklyn, Yvette Ortiz of Rome, and Sonia Ortiz of the Bronx; a son and daughter in law, Enrique “Henry” and Georgia Ortiz; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a sister, Carmen; a brother, Samuel; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grandchild, and several siblings.

Funeral services will be private.

There are no calling hours. 

Arrangements are entrusted to the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street.

Please offer online condolences at: www.BarryFuneralHome.com.


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