Andrea Ortega

Obituary of Andrea Renee Ortega

Andrea Renee Ortega, 39, went to be in the Loving Arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April, 30, 2022, unexpectedly due to a car accident.

Andrea was born on April 26, 1983 in Long Beach, California. She grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Andrea graduated from Capital High School in 2001. She is a graduate of the University of New Mexico in 2009, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Psychology. Andrea was an Educator for Pecos Independent Schools and SFPS. She also enjoyed working at Atrisco’s Cafe.

Andrea was a gift to those close to her, who truly knew her kind and generous spirit and loving heart. She so loved and cherished her nephews as her own children.

Andrea is preceded in death by her Father, Jose Ortega and Grandmother Josefa Ortega.

Andrea leaves behind her Mother, Diana Martinez; Sister, Josie Ortega-Mee (Will); Cherished Nephews, Isiah and Isaac Ortega and River Mee; Grandparents, Gilbert and Dorothy (Nana) Martinez, and Andres Ortega; Aunts and Uncles, Debbie (Tony) Villaescusa, Denise (Alex) Magallanez and her adopted “Aunt” Anna Kavanaugh; Cousins, Rahnae and Corrina Magallanez and Steven Martinez; Stepfather, James Herrera; Stepbrothers, Josh and Jason Herrera; And many other aunts, uncles and cousins. Special family friend, Valerie Garcia. Thank you Val for being there for my baby when she needed a friend!

We will miss you my “Little Girl”! You are finally Free and at Peace!

Celebration of Andrea’s Life will be on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Altitude Christian Church, 1612 Pacheco Street, Santa Fe, NM.

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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe