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LUCY ORTIZ, 1906-2009; 'IT WAS COMMON TO SEE A ROSARY IN HER HANDS'.

Byline: BOB QUICK

Children say wife of former mayor followed true Christian path

By Bob Quick

The New Mexican New Mexico Abbr. NM or N.M. or N.Mex.

A state of the southwest United States on the Mexican border. It was admitted as the 47th state in 1912.
 

Lucy Ortiz, the wife of a former Santa Fe Santa Fe, city, Argentina
Santa Fe, city (1991 pop. 341,000), capital of Santa Fe prov., NE Argentina, a river port near the Paraná, with which it is connected by canal.
 mayor and previous president of a Roman Catholic religious organization in Santa Fe, has died at the age of 102. Her 103rd birthday would have been Oct. 15.

Lucy Ortiz will be buried Friday in Rosario Cemetery following a Mass of Christian burial A Christian burial is the burial of a deceased person with ecclesiastical rites in consecrated ground. History and Antecedents of the Roman Catholic Burial ritual
Early Historical Evidence
Among the Greeks and Romans, both cremation and burial were practiced.
 at 11 a.m. in the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

"Lucy went to daily Mass for many years and became president of the Third Order of St. Francis at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi," said Angela Lopez, one of Ortiz's six children. "She also belonged to the Catholic Daughters of America and had a special devotion to the Sacred Heart The Sacred Heart is a religious devotion to Jesus' physical heart as the representation of the divine love for humanity

This devotion is predominantly used in the Roman Catholic Church and also used in the Anglican Church.
 of Jesus, Our Lady of Guadalupe
For the Spanish icon, see Our Lady of Guadalupe (Extremadura).


Our Lady of Guadalupe, also called the Virgin of Guadalupe (Spanish: Nuestra SeƱora de Guadalupe or Virgen de Guadalupe) is a 16th century Roman Catholic Mexican icon depicting
 and St. Francis."

Lucy Ortiz was born in Bernalillo.She later moved to Santa Fe and married Frank Ortiz, who was mayor of Santa Fe from 1948 to 1952. Ortiz Park is named after Frank Ortiz.

The couple owned and operated a grocery store, Frank's Supermarket, at the intersection of Paseo de Peralta and Galisteo Street. The building is now the home of Restaurant Martin, a new restaurant.

The Ortizes had six children, one of whom, Josephine Ortiz, is deceased. In addition to Angela Lopez, the others are Frank Ortiz Jr., Donald Ortiz, Eva Parker and Carmen Carmen

throws over lover for another. [Fr. Lit.: Carmen; Fr. Opera: Bizet, Carmen, Westerman, 189–190]

See : Faithlessness


Carmen

the cards repeatedly spell her death. [Fr.
 Werner.

"Lucy lived a long, healthy life until her last years," Angela Lopez said. The last years of her life were spent in the village of Rio en Medio in the care of Elena Talavera. "It was common to see a rosary in her hands, especially toward the end of her life."

Lucy Ortiz, Angela Lopez added, "was a good example for her children and other people. She followed a true Christian Franciscan life."
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Date:Oct 7, 2009
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