Frank Perez Ortiz

Frank  Ortiz

Frank Ortiz was born in Galveston, Texas on May 21, 1951. He passed away June 10, 2019 at the age of 68 at his home with his family at his bedside.

Frank enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1968 and served his country until 1970. He entered the police academy and upon graduating he began his career in law enforcement at the Surfside Beach Police Department. Throughout his law enforcement career, with the education he received, he obtained the highest level of a peace officer. He accepted a job with the Port of Galveston Police Department where he spent many years until he retired in 2014.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Antonia P. Ortiz and father, Jose M. Ortiz, and son Frank Ortiz Jr.

Frank is survived by his wife, M. Irene Ortiz and numerous children, brothers, sister, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Jim Ortiz, John Rodriguez, Jason Ortiz, Anthony Ortiz, Whitney Kirkland, and Gary Lankford.

Honorary Pallbearers are Robert Ortiz and Joe Ortiz

The family would like to express their appreciation to Bea Gaines, Kim Mcnair, Rena Jones, and Beatriz Gonzalez. As well as the loving, caring staff at Essential Hospice and the critical care staff at Halo.

      In lieu of flowers please send memorial donations for funeral expenses to Angelica Gonzalez; 214-616-9956.

            Your guests are invited to share in the Celebration of Life Visitation and Reciting of the Rosary from 10-11:00 A.M., with an 11:00 A.M. Celebration of Funeral Mass to follow on Friday, June 14th, 2019 at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church, 1604 9th Ave. N, Texas City, TX 77590. Rite of Interment will be at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas.