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Jose Ortega

FORT WORTH–Jose Ortega passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the age of 102.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Andrews Catholic Church. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Rosary will start at 5 p.m.
Jose was born May 28, 1915 to the late Florencio and Carlota Ortega in Mexico. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather and will be deeply missed.
Jose is preceded in death by his wife, Margarita Ortega; daughter, Lucy Firestone; son, Jose Ortega Jr. and grandson, Henry Ortega Jr.
Survivors: Son, Henry Ortega and wife Sarah; son, Jesse Ortega; grandchildren, Patrick Andrade, Theresa Ortega and Kathy Toomer, Rosa Ortega Jones and husband, Deet Jones, Angela Ortega, Mark Ortega, Sheri Ortega Sosa and husband, Jimmy Sosa, Paul Torres and Phillip Torres and wife, Stephanie; 11 great grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Frances Hinojosa :

    We are very saddened by the sudden passing of Uncle Joe. We have missed seeing him around our neighborhood in the grocery stores. We know all of his immediate family will be in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. We know that he will be dancing in heaven and definitely pulling for the Rangers to win a world series. Love to all of you, Manuel, Cissy and Amber Hinojosa

  2. Jovita Herrera :

    My condolences to the Ortega family my prayers are with you’ll

  3. Naomi Maggiora :

    Theresa & Kathy, I am so very sorry for the loss of your Grandfather. Losing family is always so very sad. Praying for comfort and peace for you and all who loved Mr Ortega. ❤️

  4. I am sorry for your loss, but believe, and possibly you feel this too, Jose fell asleep peacefully because he was a loving, happy, vibrant man, father, grandfather, uncle, and no doubt, friend to many. I love my uncle Joe and send my condolences to his dear loved ones. (John 5:28, 29; Revelation 21:4,5)

  5. Charles Sanzone :

    We will miss Jose who continually attended the 8:30 mass up until weeks before his passing. We will not forget his service as hospitality minister (usher) at the 8:30 mass for so many years.

  6. monica m DIXON :

    we will miss uncle jose from us Margaret Ortega and daughter Monica M . Dixon and David Dixon and family

  7. Kathy and Carolyn :

    So sorry for your loss he was always so full of energy and always doing something and such a good sense of humor. He will be deeply missed

  8. Mary Rodriguez :

    Our deepest condolences to all the family. Tío José has left us a legacy of Love beyond measure.
    “So now Faith, Hope, and Love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is Love. 1 Corinthians 13:13

  9. My condolences to you and your family for the love one you have lost. My prayers are with you and your family.

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