Gloria T. Ortiz
78, of Tucson, AZ, departed on January 27, 2014. Preceded in death by her son, Joe "Mafos" T. Ortiz, Jr. Survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Jose V. Ortiz. Beloved matriarch of 12 children, Guadalupe T. Ortiz, Eliza (Sergio), Cecilia (Miguel) Santa Cruz, Oralia (Gene) Ahumada, Yolanda (Edward) Padilla, Fernando (Susie) Ortiz, Abraham (Penny) Ortiz, Anna Bertha Ortiz, Martha (Phillip) Hernandez, Michael (Diane) Ortiz, Abel (Carmen) Ortiz. Grandmother to four generations, 51 grandchildren, 135 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. The love the Lord gave to her she shared with all through her cooking, smile, and family occasions. This will carry though out each generation. Visitation will be at MARTINEZ FUNERAL CHAPELS on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass Celebration will be at St. John's Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Services entrusted to MARTINEZ FUNERAL CHAPELS, 2580 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ.