Ramon Luis Ortiz
May 3, 1945 - March 21, 2024

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ramon Luis Ortiz, affectionately known as “Lencho,” who passed away on March 21, 2024, in Wesley Chapel, Florida. He was born on May 3, 1945, in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

Lencho dedicated many years of his life to public service, working at the Department of Environment Protection for the City of New York. He was a diligent and dedicated worker, striving to make a positive impact in his community through his work.

Lencho was a member of Los Arroyanos Aucentes, where he formed lasting friendships and connections within the community. He will be remembered for his commitment to his work and his unwavering dedication to his family.

Ramon is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Nilda Ortiz, his sons Luis and Olin Ortiz, his daughters Janisza and Lanette Ortiz, his brother Jesus Maria Rivera, and his cherished grandchildren Hayden Ortiz, Zenaya Ortiz Ruth, and Lazaro Martin.


Lencho is preceded in death by his parents, Ramone and Eduarda Lazzus Ortiz. He leaves behind a legacy of love and family devotion that will be deeply missed by all who knew him.


May Lencho rest in eternal peace, surrounded by the love of those who hold him dear in their hearts.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ramon’s name to:

1 Comment

  • Hector Vega Santiago Posted April 2, 2024 6:23 pm

    Lamento mucho la perdida de el gran amigo de muchos años de mi abuelo Rafy Laboy. Lencho desde pequeño me llevo a conocer el bronx y la cuidad de Nueva York junto con mi abuelo, siempre fue un ser maravilloso y bondadoso. Mis condolencias a toda su familia y un fuerte abrazo de mi parte desde Arroyo,PR ya que tambien lo queria como un familiar.

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