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Obituary for Eleazar ""Chay"" Ortiz

Eleazar “Chay” Ortiz, 47 of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away suddenly at home on March 2, 2021. He was born on January 28, 1974 in Mexico the son of Cristobal & Rafaela M. Gutierrez Ortiz. Chay was founder and chef of Mole Mole Restaurant in Poughkeepsie, NY.
He was loving son, brother, uncle and friend. Chay is survived by his brother: Cristobal “Cris” Ortiz and sister: Rosa E. Ortiz both of Poughkeepsie, NY. He was an uncle to: Cris, Matt, Joshua, Natalie and Jacob.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 9, 2021 from 5-8PM at the Wm. G. Miller & Son FH, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 10AM in St. Mary’s Church, 231 Church St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at

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