Maribel Ortega, age 47, of Taunton, passed away on December 15, 2018 at her residence.
Born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Maribel was the daughter of the late Faustino and Aida (Rosario) Ortega, Sr.
Miss Ortega was a loving personal care assistant and a very talented hair stylist. Maribel was a nurturing and caring person who was devoted to her family.
She enjoyed getting everyone together and spending time with her family and friends. Cooking delicious meals, shopping and helping others succeed. As well as, being crafty and artistic always coming up with new ideas and making them come to life like no other. She was not only a Mother, but a best friend to her three children. She taught them to be resilient and to always keep going, no matter how hard. She believed in her God and her faith was passed down to all of her children. Maribel was amazing, dedicated, loved and will be very missed. There was not a time she didn’t smile, even through the toughest of times. Maribel was all around Super Woman, there was nothing she couldn’t do.
** Disclaimer- Please be respectful to the Ortega Family’s wishes and DO NOT WEAR BLACK! The Dress Code is: Either ALL white OR WHITE TOP & blue jeans NO RIPS!!!**
** I know traditionally black is appropriate, but Maribel was FULL of life even until her last breath and her children wish to celebrate her life and have the service represent Maribel and how vibrant she was. Thank you to all**
Maribel is survived by her loving children; Luis Cruz, Luz Ginel and Francheska Cruz all of Taunton and was also the sister of Faustino Ortega, Jr, Johnny Gonzalez both of Puerto Rico and Alberto Gonzalez of NY.
Maribel’s funeral with visitation will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 8 am followed by a funeral service to begin at 11am in the Chapel of the Silva Funeral Home 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary’s Square.) Taunton. Interment will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery.
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