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Esther Ortiz

January 28, 1961 — January 22, 2024

Princeton

In Loving Memory of Esther Ortiz


Esther Ortiz, born on January 28, 1961, left this world on January 22, 2024,

surrounded by the love of her family and friends. She was a beloved mother,

daughter, sister, grandma, aunt, cousin, and friend whose vibrant spirit touched the

lives of everyone she encountered.


Esther's infectious joy and lively personality made her the life of every party. As the ultimate

party planner, she effortlessly brought people together, creating lasting memories with her

warmth and welcoming nature. Her love for life was evident in every gathering, where she

ensured that laughter and happiness were abundant.


A culinary enthusiast, Esther's passion for cooking brought people together around the dinner

table, savoring the delicious flavors she lovingly prepared. Her kitchen was a hub of love, filled

with the aroma of her favorite recipes and the shared moments of joy with family and friends.


Beyond her culinary talents, Esther was a creative soul who found joy in crafting. Whether it was

designing handmade treasures or organizing DIY projects, she poured her heart into every

creation, leaving behind a legacy of beautiful and cherished works of art.


What defined Esther most was her ability to connect with others. She never met a stranger and

had a unique gift for making everyone feel valued and cherished. Her love for God radiated

through her smile and spirit, inspiring those around her to embrace life with gratitude and love.


Esther Ortiz's memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to

know her. As we mourn the loss of a remarkable woman, let us also celebrate the legacy of

love, joy, and togetherness that she leaves behind. May she rest in eternal peace, surrounded

by the love she so generously shared during her time with us.


She was predeceased by her father Felix Gonzales, and is survived by her mother Sofia

Gonzales, husband Ezequiel Ortiz, daughter Lisa Hernandez and partner Onaje, son Pete

Hernandez and partner Sara, son Ricky Hernandez, son Angel Ortiz and partner Naomi,

daughter Ebarista Ortiz and daughter Alexandra Bamba and husband Alou, brother Jesse

Gonzales and wife Alicia, brother Ronny Gonzales, sister Norma Martinez and husband Saul,

several nieces and nephews, 16 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren on the way and countless

other family members and friends.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Esther Ortiz, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, January 27, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home - Sachse

2925 5th St, Sachse, TX 75048

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 27, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home - Sachse

2925 5th St, Sachse, TX 75048

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