Jeronimo "Jerry" Ortega
September 30, 1941  -  August 22, 2018

Jeronimo "Jerry" Ortega

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RushingEstesKnowles Mortuary
220 S. Getty St.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Thursday, August 23, 2018
6:00 p.m.
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Funeral Mass
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
408 Ft. Clark Rd.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Saturday, August 25, 2018
10:00 a.m.
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Rosary
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220 S. Getty St.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Friday, August 24, 2018
7:00 p.m.
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Hillcrest Cemetery
1300 W. Main
Uvalde, TX  78801
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I served in the Army.

Jeronimo “Jerry” Ortega of Uvalde passed away in San Antonio on August 22, 2018 at the age of 76. He was born on September 30, 1941 in D’Hanis, Texas to Reyes and Maria (Lopez) Ortega.
He married Alice Vega in Uvalde on June 8, 1968.
He is survived by his wife of Uvalde; brother, Frank Ortega and wife, Delia of Uvalde; special niece, Sandra Parra; special great niece, Gabriela Parra and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and niece Brenda Ortega.
A rosary will be held on Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.

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  1. Johnny Gonzales
    Wimberley, TX

    I am sorry for your loss. Jerry was always kind, helpful, and a good friend.

  2. Ramon Velasquez Jr.
    San Antonio, TX

    Jerry was one of the friendliest person in Uvalde, bar none. An honor to have competed against him (Softball), a darn good pitcher. Condolences and prayers to Alice and all his family. May God Bless all of You.......

  3. Carolyn Martinez Tovar
    San Antonio, TX

    My condolences to family and friends. He has always had a place in my heart. He was a good soul, very kind and respectful.

  4. Anne Bliss
    La Pryor, TX

    Alice, so sorry about your loss.

  5. Imelda “Meli “ Torres
    Uvalde, TX

    My condolences to the family. Jerry may you Rest In Peace. It was such an honor to have been your friend. You were always sooo grateful in life and inspirational! Our hearts ache, but we know you are resting now. Look over all and prayers for strength during these difficult times. 🙏✨🌹

  6. Gloria
    Uvalde, TX

    Jerry is my husband’s cousin and always treated me like family...he was an exceptional and caring man. Alicia our prayers are with you.

  7. Concha Rodz Limones
    Uvalde, TX

    My sincere Condolences Alicia, may he Rest in Eternal Peace in the arms of our LORD, may he grant you comfort in this difficult times.. Blessings

  8. Dora Gonzalez
    Uvalde, TX

    Jerry was a wonderful caring and kind person I knew him all my life he was not just a good friend he was my godfather and he always gave me the best advice may u rest in peace to my madrina know I love u and care for u I'm here

  9. Shirley Welch
    uvalde, TX

    I am so sorry to hear about Jerry. He was such a sweet and kind man. He will be missed. Prayers to all the family.

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