Eric Ortiz

Eric Ortiz performs for walkers at the 2019 Beverly Breast Cancer Walk. (Review file photo)

Eric Ortiz, a well-known musician from Tinley Park, died on Oct. 5.

Ortiz, 38, played at several local venues, including 115 Bourbon St. in Merrionette Park. He was a member of the band Rendition.

Ortiz was a 2000 Br. Rice High School graduate.

Several tributes to him have been posted on social media, lauding him for his kindness, bright smile, work ethic and musical talents. He was known for playing in support of local charities.

A GoFundMe in support of his family has been created here.

Visitation will take place Sunday, Oct. 11, from 3-9 p.m.

A private funeral Mass will be held Monday, Oct. 12, and streamed online beginning at 11:30 a.m.

A full obituary is available at