Cecilia Pompeii Ortiz was reunited with Christ on December 15, 2021. She passed away at home surrounded by her husband and children.
Cecilia led a vibrant life, and is lovingly known for her unbreakable spirit and joy of life. After graduating with her Bachelors from Columbia University, Cecilia set forth on an exciting career in the fashion industry. She travelled extensively, lived in different cities, and eventually taught Spanish at Nightingale Bamford School in New York. Cecilia’s life was full of love: she married, had four children, and remained close with her own siblings and parents. She was a devoted family member and dear friend to many. Cecilia’s love of life and faith in god inspired so many, and she will be sorely missed.
She is survived by her husband Orlando, children Alexander, Maria, Raquel, and Esteban, her father Antonio Sacoto, and her siblings Maria Somers, Luis Sacoto, and Elizabeth Lazaro. She joins in heaven her mother, Isabel, her brothers Tommy and Jimmy, and her sister Martha.
The funeral mass is scheduled for 10:30AM Thursday December 30th. Please join us in celebrating Cecilia’s full life.