Gregory John Ortiz died unexpectedly on July 27 at his residence in Taunton. He was 51.

Greg was born in New York on June 29, 1966, the son of Rita (Vieara) Rogers and Gregory Ortiz.

He came to the Island as a young child. He enjoyed fishing, motorcycling and cookouts with friends. While living on the Island he worked at various restaurants and had a garage door opening business.

He leaves behind his sisters, Rita Gale and her husband, Bobby, and Dawn Amancio; his brother, Barry Pachico; and nieces, nephews, and many cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and his brother Ernest Pachico.

A funeral service will be held at a later date to be announced.