Julia Ortiz passed away on November 1, 2009 at the age of 92. She was the devoted mother of Ida, Gladys, Victor, Noel, Raul, Jose, Minerva, Nilda and Maria. She is also survived by many grandchildren. Service was offered at St. Matthias Church. Interment was in All Faith Cemetery under the direction of Hess-Miller Funeral Home, 64-19 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY 11379.