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Miguel Ulises Ortiz

1957 - 2020
Miguel Ulises Ortiz Obituary

Miguel Ulises Ortiz, 63, of Schuylkill Haven, died Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street.

Born Aug. 29, 1957, in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Dagoberto and Bessie (Murphy) Ortiz.

Miguel was retired from Pottsville Area School District, where he had been employed as a custodial supervisor. He was also employed by the Pottsville Area Lions ambulance as an EMT and the City of Pottsville as a dispatcher. He volunteered his time and talent with many organizations, some of which included Girl Scouts, Explore Scout group, Pottsville Fire Police, American Hose Company and Rainbow Hose Company. He was also a member of Carpenter's Union.

He was an avid sports fan, but he loved his Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Miguel is survived by his wife, Michelle Casey Ortiz, of Schuylkill Haven; son, Jeremy, husband of Lauren; daughters, Ashley and Brittany; three grandchildren; four brothers; two sisters; nieces and nephews.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 W. Market St., Pottsville. A celebration of Miguel's life will be held at a later date. Please visit schlitzerallenpugh.com to share a memory with the Ortiz family.

Published in Republican & Herald from Oct. 22 to Oct. 23, 2020
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