MARTINEZ, GLORIA 85 died peacefully at the RR Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Rio Rancho, NM on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Gloria was born on April 9, 1929 in Santa Fe, NM to Lucinda and Eliseo Quintana. Gloria lived in Santa Fe for much of her life, graduating from Santa Fe High School. She was a homemaker raising her six children. When she moved to Albuquerque she worked for Albuquerque Public Schools in the book depository. She will be remembered for her love of family, sense of humor, laugh, great joke telling and generous spirit. Gloria is preceded in death by her parents Eliseo and Lucinda Quintana, brothers Tony Quintana, Freddy Quintana, Michael Quintana and sister Mary (Midge) Lawless. Those left behind to cherish her memories are her husband Thomas E. Martinez; children Yvonne Martinez, Lynette Martinez, Rene Gately, Thomas Martinez, Dion Martinez, and Gerard Martinez. Grandchildren Tara Fauteck, Garrett Fauteck (Lindsey), Erin Gonzales (Matthew), John Gately (Amanda), Ryan Gately, Nicholaus Martinez, Jonathan Martinez, Crystal Martinez, and Eliseo Martinez and 10 great grandchildren. She also is survived by her sister Evelina Baca and brother Gilbert Quintana (Darlene), along with nieces and nephews cousins, and other family members. Pallbearers are her grandsons: Garrett Fauteck, John Gately, Ryan Gately, Eliseo Martinez, Jonathan Martinez, and Noah Fauteck. Rosary will be held on Thursday, May 1st at 6 p.m at the Santa Maria De La Paz Catholic Church located at 11 College Dr, Santa Fe, NM. Mass will be celebrated Friday, May 2nd at 10:00 a.m. at Santa Maria De La Paz Catholic Church. Interment will follow at The Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m., a reception will follow at the Elks Lodge.To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Road SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124 505-892-9920
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Daniels Family Funeral Services
4310 Sara Road
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Apr. 27, 2014