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Rosa Ortega Obituary

Rosa Elvira Ortega
Rosa Elvira Ortega

September 19, 1938 - October 8, 2018
Born in Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, Mexico
Resided in San Pedro, California
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It is with our great sadness and heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved wife and mother Rosa Ortega Hernandez on Monday, October 8, 2018, at the age of 80. Rosa known to her friends and family as “Chata” was born on September 19, 1938 in Ciudad Guzman Jalisco, Mexico to Juana and Manual Hernandez. Chata met her husband of 62 years, Jose Ortega, in Ciudad Guzman in 1956 and married in 1958. They immigrated to San Pedro, California in 1969 and raised five children.
Chata will be lovingly remembered and missed by her children, Angelica, Arturo (Bridget), Cesar (Davena), Luis Ortega ( Tina) and Claudia (Gustavo). Her grandchildren David, Raquel, Julie, Joe, Lauren, Ashlyn, Anthony, Joshua, Elijah, Aaron and Marcos will remember her fondly. Her great grandchildren Leanna and Jake will always remember their Grandma.. Rosa.
In addition to her immediate family she leaves behind her brothers Valentin, Juan, Jorge, Rafael and Daniel Hernandez and spouses and many nieces and nephews. Her other brother Rodolfo preceded her to heaven.
Chata had many friends and was loved by everyone. She loved to cook and have her home filled with family, she enjoyed taking care of children.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018, 2-7 p.m. followed by a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. at McNerney's Mortuary. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1280 W. Santa Cruz St., San Pedro. Interment will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes.




McNerney's Mortuary
570 W. 5th Street
San Pedro, CA US 90731
Friday, October 12, 2018
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Evening Service
McNerney's Mortuary
570 W. 5th Street
San Pedro, CA US 90731
Friday, October 12, 2018
7:00 PM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
1280 W. Santa Cruz Street
San Pedro, CA US 90732
Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:00 AM
Green Hills Memorial Park
27501 S. Western Avenue
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA US 90275
Saturday, October 13, 2018
12:00 PM