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Theodore P. Ortega


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Theodore P. Ortega Obituary
Ortega, Theodore P.



Theodore P. Ortega, age 86, was born on September 19, 1929 in Old Town Albuquerque, NM and passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Theodore honorably served his country in the United States Navy. The majority of his career, he worked at Sandia Laboratories. He also was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his wife Genevieve Ortega; parents, Theodore and Ramona Ortega; sister, Angela Chavez; brothers, Francisco and David Ortega.

Theodore is survived by his daughter Dora Dominguez and husband Roy; son, Ted Ortega Jr.; grandsons, Michael T. Ortega and wife Georgette and Joseph J. Ortega; great- grandchildren, Serenity Ortega, Michael Ortega Jr. and Santana Naranjo; as well as many nieces, nephews other family members and friends who loved and will miss him.

Services will be held at St. Therese Catholic Church, 3424 4th St. NW on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00am. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:30pm with U.S. Navy Honors.

Pallbearers will be Ted Ortega Jr., Serenity Ortega, Michael T. Ortega, Joseph J. Ortega, Manuel Ortega and Phillip Reyes.

Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on May 8, 2016
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