Susie Lerma Ortiz January 6, 1943 – December 3, 2012

Susie Lerma Ortiz January 6, 1943 - December 3, 2012

A celebration of our Sweet Susie’s life will be held 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 22nd, 2012, at the Gilroy Senior Center at 7371 Hanna Street corner of Sixth Street and Hanna in Gilroy CA. Donations may be made in her memory to the Humane Society of Santa Clara, Silent Unity, or in the form of a gift card for her son’s program Social Vocational Services of Gilroy. For condolences visit

 She is survived by her devoted husband Fred, her adored son,”Heaven’s Special Child” Joseph, loving daughter Jennifer and four footed granddog Precious, and grandcat Mittens. Her brother Ray Jr. (Josie) Lerma, brother David (Theresa) Lerma, sister Dolly Lerma and brother “Sonny” Jess (Marilyn) Lerma.

 She was preceded in death by her parents Ray and Juanita Lerma and sister Lorraine Murphy.

 In her love for life and all those lives she touched she firmly believed “We truly never say Goodbye, but only until we meet again.”

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