Ione Ortiz
Sunday
2
October

Visitation at Main Service

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
353 South New Road
Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States
Sunday
2
October

Funeral Service

5:00 pm
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
353 South New Road
Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States
Tuesday
4
October

Final Resting Place

10:00 am
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Greenwood Cemetery
Washington Avenue & Pennsylvania RR
Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Ione G. Ortiz

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Ione G. (nee' Braitwaite) Ortiz went home to the Lord on Saturday, September 17 2022, at Seashore Gardens Living Center, Galloway, New Jersey. Ione was born December 19, 1917, in Atlantic City, New Jersey to Louise Hoit and Zaccheus Braithwaite. Ione was a lifelong resident of Atlantic City, New Jersey. From the time that she was 19 years old, she was a member of Community Baptist Church where she served on the Senior Usher Board and the Kitchen Ministry. She was also and advisor to the Junior Ushers for more than 40 years, President of the Hostess Club and was a member of the Flower Club and sang on the choir. She was a Mother of the Church. Mrs. Ortiz worked for many years at J. J. Newberry Department Store in Atlantic City. She also worked as a dietician that the Morris Day Care Center and later as a foster grandparent with the Atlantic Human Resources. She volunteered her time to care for the children attending the John Howard Day Care Center. Mother Ione was predeceased by her only son, Bernard Tullis. She is survived by: daughter, Urylene "Judy" Grate of Mays Landing, NJ; grandchildren, Cheryl Belle and Keith Tullis of Pittsburgh, PA and Tanay Anderson of Norfolk, VA.; and a host of other family and friends. A Triumphant Celebration of Life will be held 5PM, Sunday, October 2, 2022, Mount Zion Baptist Church, 353 New Road, Pleasantville, New Jersey, where friends may call from 3PM. Entombment will be 10AM, Tuesday, October 4, 2022, Greenwood Cemetery, Pleasantville, NJ. Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com. Those wish wish to live stream the services, please join by going to https://youtu.be/88YfAi5jSBc
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