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Amalia Ortiz Vera

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Amalia Ortiz Vera

April 29, 1953 – December 24, 2020


Amalia Ortiz Vera, 67, of San Antonio, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Holt & Holt Funeral Home with a recitation of the Rosary beginning at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, January 6, at 1 p.m. at Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church with committal to follow at Boerne Cemetery. Due to the ongoing pandemic, masks and social distancing will be required at all services.

Amalia was born on April 29, 1953, to Enrique Ortiz and Ma Concepcion Munoz in Santa Isabel, Mexico. She met her husband, Nicholas Vera, in 1973 and they have been in love ever since. She worked as a cook at Meadowlands Charter School for many years. 

Anyone who knew Amalia loved her food, and she loved to feed people. She loved to help people in Mexico, especially the children, for whom she would collect and deliver toys and clothes. She loved to help people in general. Amalia was very loved and she loved being a mother, a grandmother and a great-grandmother to all her children.

She is survived by her husband, Nicholas Vera; her mother, Ma Concepcion Munoz; her son, Marco Antonio Vera; her grandchildren, Ganese Marie Vera, Kori Lee Mandry, Marco Antonio Vera ll and Ashley Nicole Vera; and her great-grandchildren, Nicholas John Mandry lll, Renee Lynn Mandry and Ellie Marie Olague.

She was preceded in death by her father, Enrique Ortiz.

The family would like to express their gratitude toward the many dear friends who have prayed and sent messages of support and love to our family. 

Amalia loved potted plants. For those wishing to express their condolences with flowers, the family suggests that potted plants that will live on after the funeral would be greatly appreciated.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the staff of Holt & Holt Funeral Home of Boerne. To share words of comfort with the family, please visit