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Ernestine Ortiz

October 19, 1943 — April 15, 2023

Rio Rancho

Our beloved Ernestine passed away surrounded by her family on April 15, 2023.

She was born on Oct. 19, 1943 in Chaperito, NM, and spent the majority of her life in Las Vegas, NM. After retiring from NMSU extension service she moved to Rio Rancho in 2003.

She was preceded in death by Jerry Ortiz, Husband of 59 years; parents, Leonisia and Moises Lucero, and in-laws, Pita and Alfonso G. Ortiz Sr; sisters, Elvira Esquibel and Angie Sanchez.

She is survived by son, Moises Ortiz and wife, Edwina, of Albuquerque; daughter, Christine Ortiz and companion, David, of Rio Rancho; grandchildren, Christopher Ortiz, Diego Ortiz, Alicia Ortiz and special friend, Joaquin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Rosary will be recited at 9:30a.m. on Monday May 1st, with mass following at St. Jude Catholic Church, 5712 Paradise Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, N.M. 87114.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Ortiz, Diego Ortiz, Alicia Ortiz, and David Stanley.

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Service Schedule

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Rosary

Monday, May 1, 2023

9:30 - 10:00 am (Mountain time)

St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church

5712 Paradise Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

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Mass

Monday, May 1, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain time)

St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church

5712 Paradise Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

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