Kornegay Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Sylvia Cortes Ortega
(October 13, 1952 - January 13, 2009)

Graveside services for Sylvia Cortes Ortega, 56, will be held Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 12:00 noon at Greenlawn Memorial Park Northeast. Chaplain Cindy Boot will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 pm Wednesday January 13, 2009 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association- Mid State- SC, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, SC 29202.

Mrs. Ortega died Tuesday, January 13, 2009. Born in Bronx, New York, she was the daughter of the late Juan R. and Virginia Sanchez Cortes.

Surviving are her husband, Rafael M Ortega; children, Sandra Collazo of Tampa, Florida, Carlos Rivera Ortega of Columbia, and Gary R. Ortega of Elgin; grandchildren, Jan Carlos, Sheila, Briana, Victor, and Gadi; brother, Juan R.Sanchez of Puerto Rico; nephew; Jorge and Keith Sanchez of Philadelphia, Pa.