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03/15/1938 - 08/30/2022
Funeral Home San Jose Funeral Home (Eastside)
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Salvador “Chava” Ortega passed away at the age of 84 on August 30, 2022. He was born on March 15, 1938, grew up in the Second Ward where he learned his butchering skills working alongside his father and mother who owned Ortega’s Grocery.
Salvador was preceded in death by his parents Raymundo Ortega and Francisca Sanchez; siblings Jose “Pepe” Aguilar; Bertha Alicia Delgado; Jesus “Chuy” Ortega; and son Salvador Raymundo Ortega.
Salvador is survived by his wife of 66 years Consuelo “Connie” Ortega; his daughters Bertha Alicia (Javier) Jasso, Thelma Leticia (Ric) Dena and Blanca Estella Ortega (George Saavedra Jr.); grandchildren Javier O Jasso, Monica Gutierrez, Elissa Marie Jones, Guillermo “Willie” Torres Jr, Jacob Gutierrez, George “G” Saavedra; great grandchildren Rodney Javier Gutierrez, Audrina Gutierrez, Daniella Carlos, Isabella Jones, Eduardo Gutierrez, Nirvana Gutierrez; Brother Raymond Ortega.
Salvador attended Cathedral High school and was employed with Safeway where he worked as the warehouse Supervisor. He enjoyed spending time with all his grandchildren, family, friends and was known for his kindness and willingness to help anyone when in need.
The funeral services for Salvador will be held on Friday September 9, 2022, at San Jose funeral home on 10950 Pellicano. Visitation is from 5pm to 7pm with prayer services beginning at 5:30pm and a celebration of life to follow.