Jose Maria Ortiz

Jose Ortiz

Jose Maria Ortiz, 94, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at his residence in Galveston, Texas. He was born September 9th, 1922 in Gonzalez, TX.

Jose is retired from the City of Galveston Street Department. He liked to cook for his family and enjoyed spending time with his family. He will be remembered for his strength, care for his family, and being the best dad.

Jose is preceded in death by wife, Antonia Perez Ortiz; mother, Felicita Ortiz; father, Herman Ortiz; brothers and sisters. He is survived by his daughter, his sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 from 9 - 10 am at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City.  Celebration of Life Funeral Services will follow from 10 – 11:00 am.  Graveside rites and interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Joe P. Ortiz, Robert Ortiz, Louis P. Ortiz, Jimmy Ortiz, John M. Rodriguez and Joseph O. Rodriguez.  Honorary Pallbearer will be Frank P. Ortiz.