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“Hate to see u gone....but I know u in a better place give papi a hug for me tell him.I miss him....Ur oldest granddaughter ”
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“Grandma will be greatly misses by all ”
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Christina Maria Ortiz- Otero, 79, of Lancaster passed away at Lancaster General Hospital Friday morning, September 22, 2017. Born in Orocovis, PR, she was the daughter of the late Juan Ortiz and Aulalia Otero.
Christina moved to Lancaster in 1975 and made it her home. She enjoyed cooking for family, watching her Spanish soap operas and sitting under her tree at her home. Family was very important to her and she loved spending time with them.
She is survived by her daughters, Carmen and Aida Otero; sons, Israel and Luis Otero; grandchildren, Jahaira, Ivan, and Natalie Cruz, along with Louis Santos, all of Lancaster. She had a total of 24 grandchildren and over 30 great grandchildren. She is survived by her brother, Domingo Ortiz and sister, Felicita Rodriguez. She was preceded in death by her son, Alberto Saez ; daughter, Janet Otero and siblings, Sabino, Fradicio, Juan, Diego and Enrique Ortiz.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Christina's Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10AM from San Juan Batiste Catholic Church, 425 S. Duke Street, Lancaster, PA. Friends will be received at the church on Thursday from 9-10AM. A viewing will be held on Wednesday evening, September 27, 2017 from 6 to 8PM at the Melanie B. Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, The Gundel Chapel, 3225 Main Street, Conestoga, PA. Interment will be held in the Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster.