Israel Bengochea Ortiz
Age: 61 Newark
Israel Bengochea Ortiz, 61 of Newark, formally of Perth Amboy, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 10, 2020.
Israel was born in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico and came to Perth Amboy many years ago and settled in Newark. He was employed by Roosevelt Care Center, Edison for many years as a Maintenance Worker. He loved spending time with family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his stepson Michael and stepdaughter Francisca Mercado; loving son of Ventura Bengochea and Carmen Maria Ortiz; dear brother of Nelson Bengochea, Ana Rodriguez and Jose Antonio Bengochea.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 37 years Myrna Mercado Bengochea; beloved father of Aida Valentin; loving brother of Lydia Perez, Rafael Bengochea, Rosa Gonzalez, Milagros Soto and Nelson Ventura; adorded grandfather of Emilia Vargas, Dominic, Adian & Donivan Oquaido, Michael O'Brien, Briana, Ivonne "Ivonie", Jessica, Nilda, Tamia & Miana Mercado; cherished uncle of many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy. Interment will be in the Cemeterion de Viejo, Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.
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