Elsie J. (Rusz) Ortz

May 22, 1931 ~ August 4, 2022 (age 91)


Elsie J. Ortz, 91, of Cabot, passed away on Thursday, August 4th, 2022. She was born in South Buffalo Twp., on May 22, 1931, a daughter of the late Ruth (Shields) and John Rusz. She was the widow of Robert E. Ortz, who passed away in 1991. She was a past member of Srader Grove Presbyterian Church in Freeport. Elsie was a clerk at Lee's Pharmacy and Camerlo's Market and was a volunteer at the Freeport Senior Center for over 22 years. She enjoyed knitting, sewing and crocheting afghans for her family and friends Elsie is survived by her two sons Robert A. (Mary) Ortz, of Cabot and Richard J. (Pam) Ortz, of Cabot. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren, Mandy Ortz, Jennifer (Charles) McGee, Justin (Julie) Ortz and Jacob Ortz; 6 great grandchildren Kylie, Chloe & Bradley McGee, Makayla, Scarlett & Isabelle Ortz.; and her sister Helen Fuhrman, of Cabot. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister Lucille Shuster and brothers James & Richard Rusz. A private family visitation and funeral service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Freeport Senior Center 102 5th St Freeport, PA 16229. To send a condolence visit, .

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