NEWBUGH - Juan E. Ortiz, 83, died Thursday at St. Luke's Hospital in Newburgh. Born June 4, 1904 in Puerto Rico, he was the son of Eusebio and Rumalda Bonilla Ortiz and the husband of Teresa Miranda Ortiz.
A West Point employee, he is survived by his widow at home; four sons, Ismael Ortiz, Angel Ortiz, Herma Ortiz and Hector Ortiz all of Newburgh; nine daughters, Roberta Ortiz of Puerto Rico; Ada Ortiz of Brooklyn; Alicia Ortiz of Puerto Rico; Eva Ortiz of Newburgh; Carmen Ortiz of Puerto Rico; Ana Rodriguez of Tampa, Fla.; Awilda Rodriguez of Newburgh; Nellie Ortiz of Puerto Rico and Veronica Ortiz of Newburgh; 50 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Friends may call Saturday and Sunday at Perrott's New Windsor Memorial Chapel, Route 94, New Windsor.
Services will be held Monday at the Funeral Chapel.
Source: Newburgh-Beacon Evening News ( June 27, 1987 )