Monserrate Ortiz Rios, age 77, of Clewiston, passed away October 9, 2013 in Clewiston.
He was born Nov. 22, 1935 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico to the late Felipe and the late Paula (Rios) Ortiz. Mr. Ortiz Rios married Elida Gonzalez.
Survivors include his wife: Elida (Gonzalez) Ortiz Rios, eight sons: Monserrate Ortiz, Jr, David Ortiz, Gil Ortiz, Lucas Ortiz, Daniel Ortiz, Marcos Ortiz, Jose Ortiz, Pablo Ortiz and two daughters: Lillian Catala, Maria Ghaneayem, forty-seven grandchildren and numerous other family members and friends.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 10:00 am at Iglesia Camino A La Gloria A.G., Clewiston with Pastor Orlando Posadas officiating. Interment was Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation was Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston, FL.