Roberto "Chiqui" OrtizJanuary 14, 1947 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 70)
Roberto "Chiqui" Ortiz, 70 of Keasbey, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy.
Chiqui was born in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico and came to Brooklyn, New York and then to Perth Amboy 34 years ago. He was a musician for many years along with being a chef. He loved playing his guitar and spending time with family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his loving parents Reinaldo & Pulgueria ( nee Santiago ); cherished father of Ileana and Rafael Ortiz.
He is survived by his beloved children Roberto Jr., Humberto, Daisy, Daniel, Jeannette, Wilfredo and his wife Nicole Pasquale ~ Ortiz, Ramon A. and Brenda Luz Cruz; dear brother of 5 sisters and 2 brothers; adored grandfather of 8 and his loving companion Blanca Rivera.
We begin to leave on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 9:15 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy for a funeral mass at 10 am at Our Lady of Hungary Church. Interment will follow at Alpine Cemetery. Visiting is on Thursday from 5 ~ 9 pm.