Mary S. Martinez age 85, a resident of Taos, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family April 26, 2022.
She was preceded in death by her son Johnny Martinez; parents Juan De Dios & Avelina Montoya; siblings Claudino Montoya, Tina Montoya, Della Watson, and Jesse Martinez.
Mary was a very caring, loving woman who adored her family and friends. She enjoyed spending time outdoors planting and gardening. For many years, she was employed at El Taoseño Restaurant.
She is survived by her children Debra Lovato (Robert), Martin Martinez (Desiree), Tammy Valdez, and Isaiah Martinez (Axel); granddaughter who she considered her daughter Angel Romero (Aaron), grandchildren Juan Gonzales, Robert Lovato, Joshua Gonzales and Jessie Martinez; great-grandchildren Juan, Angelica, Gabriella and Alessandro; siblings Martin Montoya (Lydia), Flora Garcia, her beloved dog Nikki and many other loving relatives and friends.
Rosary will be recited on Thursday April 28, 2022, at 6pm in the Evergreen Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. Mass of Christian burial will be on Friday April 29, 2022, at 1pm at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Arroyo Seco, with burial to follow at the San Antonio Cemetery in Valdez.
The family of Mary S. Martinez has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. 866-657-4019 www.devargastaos.com