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Juanita Ortiz

October 29, 1921 — December 11, 2021

Juanita Ortiz, age 100, passed away on December 11, 2021.  She was born on October 29, 1921 in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico to the late Flor Luciano and Jovina Aponte.

Juanita is survived by her; children, Hilda Reyes (Willie), Ray Ortiz (Carmen), Florence Munoz (Tito), Carlos Ortiz, Gilbert Ortiz, Marie Sweeney (Jim), William Ortiz, Mary Lou Diaz (Jose) Sandy Wood; grandchildren, Antonio, Adriana, Alena, Ronnie, Kevin, Jeremy, Angel Jr., Leticia, Shawn, Irvin, Cristina, Ricardo, McKayla, Chris, Stevie, Will Jr., Melissa, Keshia and Lissette; Great Grandchildren, Antonio Jr. Xavier, Mekhi, Roman, Adrian, Isabella, Isiah, Elijah, Kaden, Elicia, Ecatarina, Marius, Jericka, Irvin Jr., Isaac, Gabby, Natalya, Adrian, Lukas, Makali, Alyssa, Benjamin;  and one great great-granddaughter, Cecilia.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ramon Ortiz; children, Carmen Ortiz, Miriam Ortiz Rush (Daryl). 

Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Slone & Co. Funeral Directors, 13115 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland. Mass of a Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Sagrada Familia, 7719 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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13115 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111

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Friday, December 17, 2021

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