Anel Ortiz-Velez, 48, of
Altamonte Springs, Florida, died unexpectedly on Monday, January 30, 2023 at Advent
Born November 27, 1974 in
the Bronx, New York, she was a daughter of Miguel and the late Daisy (Rodriguez) Ortiz.
She attended the Mable Dean
Bacon High School in New York, NY.
She attended Christ the
King Catholic Church in Benton.
Anel enjoyed dancing,
music, puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren and adored her canine
Surviving are her boyfriend
of five years, Alfred Perez; her former husband, William D. Velez; her
children: Marc Velez and his companion,
Erin Houseweart; Brandan Velez and his wife,
Sierra; Samatha Morris and her
husband, Galen Houseweart, all of Orangeville; her nine grandchildren: Neaveah Morris, Kylynn Houseweart, Ava Houseweart,
Weston Houseweart, Amaya Velez, Adrian Santiago, Sutton Velez, Daxton Velez and
Credence Velez; her siblings: Miguel,
Denise, Norma, Ada, Miriam, Sandra and Zulma.
Also surviving are numerous
nieces, nephews, and cousins as well as Gloria Cortes, who raised her following
the death of her mother.
Services will be held
Friday, March 24th, 2023 at 2 PM at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red
Rock Road, Benton (State Route 487) with Father Andrew P. St.Hilaire, Christ The King Catholic
Church, Benton, officiating.
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Inc., Benton is honored to serve the Ortiz-Velez Family. For online condolences or for additional
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