Isabel Ortiz Santiago, age 90, of Lorain, died on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at her residence, while under the care of Western Reserve Hospice.
Isabel was born in Coamo, Puerto Rico on August 1, 1922.
She dedicated her life to raising her family. Isabel enjoyed being a homemaker and devoted her life to caring for her daughter. She also enjoyed listening to Spanish music, singing, and dancing. She was a member of Sacred Heart Chapel.
She is survived by her sons: Luis A. (Blanca) Ortiz, William (Teresa) Marrero, both of Lorain, daughters: Justina Lopez, Lucilla Ortiz, with whom she made her home with, of Lorain, Concepcion (Maria) (Hector) Rodriguez, of Huron, daughter in law: Elizabeth Ortiz of Coamo, PR, sister: Soles and Petronila, both of Puerto Rico, brothers: Elizier and Ismael both of Puerto Rico, 24 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Higinio C. Ortiz in 1989, son: Jose C. Ortiz in 2007 and many brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends on Monday, May 13, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. To send online condolences, go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning Journal from May 13 to May 14, 2013