Mary Pat Ortiz

Mary Pat Ortiz Mary Pat "Pat " Ortiz (nee Flaherty), age 73. At rest, Wednesday, January 1, 2014, at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born in LaSalle, to the late Francis and Lucille (Lyons) Flaherty. A resident of Morris for the past 40 years. Graduate of LaSalle-Peru Township High School, Class of 1958. Pat helped many families by caring for their children in her home for many years. An avid reader, especially mysteries. Survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Anthony T. Ortiz of Morris; her sons, Scott (Monica) Ortiz of Aurora, Brett (Sire) Ortiz of Morris, Chris (Nancy) Ortiz of Morris and Craig Ortiz of Morris; grandchildren, Dustin and Leah Ortiz of Morris; her brother, Dale (Pat) Flaherty of Florida; sisters, Carol (Jim) Noah of Florida, Julie (Tom) Zwica of Genseo, Collen (Dave) McClure of Ottawa and Maureen Flaherty of Ottawa; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mary Pat Ortiz will be Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 1201 W. Route 6 at Deerpath Dr., Morris. Private family interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Morris. Visitation Saturday 3:00 p.m. until time of services. For information (815) 942-5040 or

Funeral Home

Fred C Dames Funeral Home
1201 W Us Route 6 Morris, IL 60450
(815) 942-5040
Published in Morris Daily Herald on Jan. 3, 2014