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Ray Anthony Ortiz

September 11, 2020

Ray Anthony Ortiz, a general contractor and life-long resident of Merrillville, Indiana, died unexpectedly on September 11, 2020 at the age of 36.
Ray Anthony is survived by his parents; his girlfriend Amber Kaste; and his siblings Michael, Christine, Jacqueline, and Alexander. He is predeceased by his grandfather Reinaldo Ortiz Sr. and grandmother,
Eleanor Ortiz.
Ray Anthony was born in Munster, Indiana on December 12, 1983 to Luz and Ray Ortiz. He attended Merrillville High School and went on to become an independent general contractor.
Ray Anthony was a devoted son and brother and was a spiritual man. He enjoyed the outdoors, boating, attending sporting events, festivals and concert and spending time with his nieces and nephews. He prioritized his family and was always there to support his mother in any and every way that he could.
Funeral services were held on September 21, 2020 at St. Stephen the Martyr Church and he was laid to rest at Calumet Park Cemetery. Father Michael Maginot officiated the services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Dyslexia Foundation (https://dyslexiafoundation.org/donation/) and/or
to the Lymphoma Research Foundation (https://lymphoma.org/support/) in honor of Ray Anthony Ortiz.

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