Myrna Ortiz Death, Obituary – Myrna L. Ortiz, who was 83 years old and from Reading, passed away at Penn State Health St. Joseph on July 13, 2023. She was the daughter of the late Juan Ortiz and Antonia Figueroa, and she was born in the municipality of Cidra in Puerto Rico. Myrna worked at Dove Plastics, Inc. in a variety of positions, but she spent the majority of her time on the production line. She took great pleasure in tending to her garden, working with the various plants, and cultivating roses.
In her spare time, she enjoyed shopping, going to the beach, going shopping, as well as spending time with her children and grandkids. Johnny Mendez and Myrna Serrano were her children who passed away before her, as well as her siblings Alfonso Ortiz, Jose Antonia Figueroa, Angel L. Ortiz, Aida Ortiz, Angel Manuel Figueroa, and Lura Figueroa. Her parents also passed away before her.
Her children, David Mendez, husband of Maribel Mendez of North Carolina, Luz N. Mendez of Reading, and Hector Mendez of Reading, as well as Noel Alverez, husband of Sherri Alverez of West Lawn, are her descendants and will carry on her legacy. Her children, Nelli E. Gonzelez, Agdelia Santiago, Juan L. Ortiz, and Robert Ortiz Figueroa, as well as seven of her grandchildren and eleven of her great-grandchildren, are among the survivors of her family.
On Friday, July 21, 2023, at seven o’clock in the evening, funeral services will be place at the Henninger Funeral Home, which is located at 229 N. 5th Street in Reading. On Friday, the family will greet friends and relations from 6 to 7 o’clock in the evening, and on Saturday, July 22, 2023, from 9 to 9:45 in the morning.
At Mellinger’s Mennonite Cemetery, the interment will take place after the viewing that will take place on Saturday.