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May 16, 1931 ~ August 20, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Hipolito Ortiz, 92, of Ridgefield, died on Sunday, August 20, 2023. He was the loving husband of Maria Ortiz.
Mr. Ortiz was born on May 16, 1931 in Puerto Rico; a son of the late Maria (Suarez) and Ezequiel Ortiz Brazero.
A resident of Ridgefield since 2002, Mr. Ortiz was retired from Esperanza Bakery. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Mr. Ortiz was a humble, yet devoted family man. Family was most important to him and above all he cherished time spent with his wife, daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mr. Ortiz is survived by his wife of 69 years, Maria, as well as their four daughters: Marza Ortiz, Sandra Dalem and her husband, Anthony, Evelyn Simels and her husband Robert and Janet Ortiz. Mr. Ortiz is also survived by his seven grandchildren: Liza Geigel, Nelson Lopez, Amanda Dalem, Adam Ma, Alexandra Simels, William Simels and Jacob Santiago as well as his four great grandchildren: Tye Castle, Taylor Castle, Mia Lopez and Ava Lopez. In addition, Mr. Ortiz is survived by a brother, Jose Luis Ortiz and a sister, Daisy Galarza and her husband, Hipolito.
Family and friends will be received on Monday, August 28, 2023 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Kane Funeral Home; 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. A prayer service will be offered at the conclusion of the visitation at 2:30 PM and interment will take place privately.