Narcisa Ortega died surrounded by her family at her home in Watsonville July 15, 2019. She was 97. A native of Guerrero, Mexico, she has lived in Watsonville for over 40 years. Narcisa loved cooking and knitting blankets, doilies, and tablecloths for her family. She especially loved babysitting for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a friendly person and enjoyed attending the Senior Citizen Center. Narcisa leaves her son, Jose Ortega, of Oregon and daughter, Socorro Ortega Lopez, of Watsonville; 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her son, Leonel. Visitation and a rosary were held Thursday, July 18, at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel. A Mass will be celebrated Friday, July 19, at 10:00 a.m. at Valley Catholic Church with burial to follow at Valley Public Cemetery.
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