Anthony D. "Bean" Ortega

Ortega, Anthony D. "Bean"
26, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on July 4, 2012. Anthony was born on January 5, 1986. Born and raised in Phoenix, AZ, that's where he found the love of his life and made her his wife, Carrie Ann Cote Ortega. Anthony was a big AZ Cardinals and PHX Suns fan, he loved fishing, camping and spending time with his family and friends. He was a great friend, loving husband, wonderful son, the best big brother, and a very warm member to all of his close family, he touched everyone that came into contact with him. He is survived by Carrie (wife), Rachel and David (parents) Lupe (Nana), Carlos (brother), Austin (brother) and many friends and family members. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Tino, Panchita, Walter, Tia Mary and other family members. Being the life of the party that was blessed with a genuine magnetic personality and the warmest of smiles, we will miss him dearly on Earth while he shines in the Heavens above. Services are at Whitney & Murphy, 4800 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ on Wednesday July 11 at 6 - 8 pm with rosary at 7pm. Funeral mass will be held the following day at St. Agnes Church, 1954 N. 24th St, starting at 10:30 am. God bless you Anthony and shine your light upon us.

Published in The Arizona Republic on July 11, 2012