Barbara Ellen Ortiz (1928-2021)
Ortiz, Barbara Ellen of Toronto Ontario passed away on Tuesday October 26th at Michael Garon Hospital in her 93rd year. Loving wife of Robert Louis who predeceased her by 24 years, Loving mother to Wayne (Marilyn) and Heather. Beloved grandmother of Lindsey, Julia and Robert and great grandmother of Bradyn and Rhodes. Sister-in-law to Mary-Lou Arniel, Joan Ortiz and Marilyn and Arthur Ortiz. Barbara was predeceased by sister Betty Cook and brother Melville Arniel and brother-in-law’s Peter Cook and Norman Ortiz. Beloved Aunt to many Nieces and Nephews.
Barbara was born and raised in Toronto. She was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Melville Arniel. In September 1954 she married Robert Lois Ortiz also of Toronto. They then moved into their house in East York where they lived all their life and raised their two children. Barbara sold the house and moved to a Seniors Apartment in 2020.
The Ortiz family would like to thank everyone for their support during this difficult time. We are asking that in-lieu of flowers donations be made to The Scott Mission, Covenant House, Clairiea Park Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice.