Carmen Norma Ortiz 93, of Glendale, California passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022.
She was born on September 21st, 1928, in Buenos Aires, Argentina to Antonio and Maria Lopez. She married Luciano Arturo Ortiz on 12/4/1955 who preceded her in death along with her son Gustavo Luciano Ortiz. She is survived by her daughter Rita (Ortiz) Santos, son-in-law Andrew Santos, daughter Lydia (Ortiz) Donaldson, son-in-law Peter Donaldson in addition to her grandchildren, Joshua Chamberlain, Shelby Chamberlain, Evynn Donaldson, Riley Donaldson, granddaughter in-law Danielle Donaldson, Drew Donaldson, Paige Ortiz, grandson-inlaw Jim Pezzulo, Kyley (Ortiz) Smith, grandson-in-law Erik Smith and 5 great grandchildren, Charleigh Smith, Ford Smith, Kashton Pezzulo, Maddison Pezzulo, and Luciano Velazquez.
Carmen was a long-time resident of Glendale where she lived since moving here with Luciano in 1962. She loved to cook, dance, and entertain. She was known for fabulous empanadas and will certainly be missed by all her friends and family.
In lieu of flowers we ask that you consider sending donations to the American Cancer Society.
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