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Crucita C. Ortiz

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“My sincerest condolences and deepest sympathies for you and your family. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Don Wichers - Albuquerque, NM

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Mel. Crucita will be missed. God bless you. Love, your cousin, Rachael Romero Porlas (David ) ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Rachael Porlas - Albuquerque, NM

“My sincere condolences to the Ortiz family. Crucita was my God mother, & she was a beautiful lady inside & out. I didn't see her much, the last time...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Edwina (Dina) Baca (Lopez) - NM

“Love you, Mrs Ortiz. ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Joseph Martinez - Santa Fe, NM

“Our Thoughts and Prayers are with You. May Our Almighty Father heal Your hearts..... ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Joe & Irene Jaramillo - Santa Fe, NM

“With my thoughts of the years and the many good times we've shaired with the family, now, we're filled with heartfelt sorrow and prayers for...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Andrew Blahut - Orange County, CA

“My sincere condolences to Mel and the entire Ortiz family. My mother sang with Crucita and Mel at the St. Anne's choir. Crucita was a huge support to...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Stephanie Roybal - Santa Fe, NM

“You have only been gone a short time but you are missed greatly by so many. I am so glad we were able to spend such great times with you before you...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Mel, and the entire family, at this very difficult time in your lives! May God bless you and comfort you. She...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Peggy Jimenez - Albuquerque, NM

“Your presence and love will live on grandma. Fly with the angels. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Yvonne Lopez - Albuquerque, NM

“Heartfelt condolences to all the Ortiz family. Crucita was my dear late brother Deans madrina and I always felt a connection to Crucita and Mel...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Chandra Marsh - Tijeras, NM

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12 of 19 | Posted by: Dominic Gonzales - Santa Fe, NM

“We wand to extend our prayers and condolences for Mel and certainly the rest of the family. We always held Mel and Crucita on high esteem.Lorraine...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Joseph & Lorraine Gallegos - NM

“I cannot remember Crucita without a smile on her face, an encouraging and kind word and a loving nature! God Bless you all in this time of sorrow! ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Virginia Vigil - Santa Fe, NM

“Our condolences to the entire Ortiz Family. Prayers for all the Family, Mel, Luis, Deborah, Sylvia, Carmen and Dominic.From the Gonzales,Edward,...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Edward Gonzales - Santa Fe, NM

“Rest in Peace Mama...we love and miss you! ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Sylvia Ortiz - Albuquerque, NM

“My Mom, my beautiful Mom. You are so missed by me already and I know the longer I'm away from you the harder it's going to get, not easier. Thank you...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Carmen Ortiz - Santa Fe, NM

“With love, thoughts and prayers to Sylvia, Mr. Ortiz and family.... Mrs. Ortiz's smile and gift for gab will be greatly missed but always remembered....Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Lori Kurtz - Belen, NM

“Crucita was a wonderful loving person and friend. Along with her husband Mel I played in the church choir and worked many church functions. I...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Michael Granito - Santa Fe, NM


Crucita was born on September 22, 1932 and passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

Crucita was a resident of New Mexico at the time of passing.

The viewing will be held at Cristo Rey Church, 1120 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, New Mexico on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., followed by a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at Cristo Rey Church on Monday, June 12, 2017, at 10:00 am. Interment will occur at Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 9500 Montgomery Boulevard NE, Suite 121, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111, or www.alz.org Sunday June 11, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Cristo Rey Catholic Church 1120 Canyon Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Sunday June 11, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Cristo Rey Catholic Church 1120 Canyon Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Monday June 12, 2017 10:00 AM Cristo Rey Catholic Church 1120 Canyon Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Committal June 15, 2017 3:00 PM Santa Fe National Cemetery Santa Fe, NM 2017 Berardinelli Family Funeral Service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 9500 Montgomery Boulevard NE, Suite 121, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111, or www.alz.org Sunday June 11, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Cristo Rey Catholic Church 1120 Canyon Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Sunday June 11, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Cristo Rey Catholic Church 1120 Canyon Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Monday June 12, 2017 10:00 AM Cristo Rey Catholic Church 1120 Canyon Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Committal June 15, 2017 3:00 PM Santa Fe National Cemetery Santa Fe, NM 2017 Berardinelli Family Funeral Service.

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