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Maria Judith Martinez

Obituary for Maria Judith Martinez

March 12, 2019
New Haven, Connecticut

Loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin and Friend


Maria Judith Martinez, 66 of New Haven died peacefully at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 with her loving family by her side. Maria was born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico on January 24, 1953, a daughter of the late Lorenzo Martinez and the late Juana Morales. She had resided in New Haven for the past fifty years. Maria was a case manager for Community Action of New Haven for more than ten years, retiring in 2015. She previously worked for Junta of New Haven for several years. Maria is survived by two sons, Alcides Quiñones and Eduardo Quiñones of New Haven, four sisters, Carmen Martinez of Manati, PR, Rosa (Victor) Vidal of New Haven, Dora Martinez of Morovis, PR, and Migna Martinez of Vega Baja, four brothers, Lorenzo Martinez of Pennsylvania, Victor Martinez of Hartford, and Carlos and Rene Martinez of Vega Baja. She is also survived by her beloved granddaughter, Idalia Quiñones of New Haven. She was predeceased by four sisters, Ida, Dionosia and Blanca Martinez, and Miriam Rodriguez, and two brothers, Juan and Domingo Martinez. Maria's family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, March 15th from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Iglesia Cristiana Estrella Resplandeciente de Jacob, 201 Chapel St., New Haven. A funeral service will take place at the church beginning at 7:00 p.m. On Saturday, March 16th a prayer service for Maria will take place at the church at 10:00 a.m. followed by interment services at Evergreen Cemetery, 769 Ella Grasso Blvd., New Haven. The Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven has been entrusted with arrangements.

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