Gustavo Ortiz, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 10.
Ortiz was born in Yauco, Puerto Rico and moved to Rockaway 30 years ago from Brooklyn, New York. He was an avid fisherman and worked as a contractor.
Ortiz was preceded in death by his son, Mickhail.
He is survived by his wife, Martha; son, Ryan; brothers, Angel Luis Ortiz, Jose Antonio Ortiz and Julian Ortiz; sisters, Edna I. Basilin, Mary I. Borroso, Zoraida Ortiz, Sol Rita Ortiz, Celia Ortiz and Yolanda Garcia; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrustwww. ed to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Park. Interment followed at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.