Fermin Ortiz, Jr., 53, died Saturday, October 20, 2012 with his loving wife Stephanie , his mother Josefina Medina, his daughter Michelle, and his sisters Lisa and Alma by his side. He was born in Trenton, where he grew up. Mr. Ortiz graduated from Trenton Central High School in 1977. He is survived by his wife; Stephanie (Castro) Ortiz; daughter; Michelle Ortiz; son; Joseph Fermin Ortiz; stepchildren; Carlos and Adaliza Pizarro; and grandsons; Dylan Fermin Goldman; and Noel Pizarro; his parents; Fermin Ortiz and Josefina Medina. Also surviving are his brothers and sisters; Evelyn; Hiram; Lisa (Hector); Alma (Ken). In addition he leaves behind many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral Services took place Wednesday October 24, 2012 in Orocovis, Puerto Rico. A Mass will be held here in Trenton on November 10 at 6:30 p.m. at St Marys Cathedral and a memorial service will follow at 330 Reservoir Street Trenton NJ, 08618. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Liver Foundation 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY 10006, 212-668-1000 or www.liverfoundation.org.
Locally submitted by Chiacchio Southview Funeral Home, South Trenton, NJ,