Ortiz Sr., Julio, 80, of Woodland Park, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018 in his home. Beloved husband of Gloria (nee Ortega). Loving father of Nancy Ortiz, Evelyn Ortiz-Marks and husband Steven. He is predeceased by his son, Julio Jr. Devoted grandfather to Michael Marks and Julia and Isabelle Ortiz. Julio is survived by a sister and a brother.
Born in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico, Julio moved to Paterson before residing in Woodland Park for the past 50 years. Julio worked for the Wayne Board of Education as a bus driver for 18 years. He was a member of St. John's Cathedral in Paterson where he was a former lector. A graveside service will be held Monday, June 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa.