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Tomasita C, Martinez

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Tomasita C. Martinez, age 76, passed away at her home in Tucumcari, NM, on Wednesday afternoon following an extended illness.
 Tomasita was born August 17, 1933, at Garita, NM. She had lived in Tucumcari all of her life. She was a member of the St. Anne's Catholic Church. She was a retired elementary School teacher. During her career, she attained her BA and Masters Degrees for Early Children and Elementary Education with specialization in bilingual education and reading.
Surviving Tomasita is her daughter, Charlene Martinez of Tucumcari; three sons, Mike A Martinez and Robert A. Martinez, both of Tucumcari and Joseph Martinez and wife, Devona of Albuquerque, NM; grandaughters, Valerie Martrinez, and Karsondra Martinez; grandsons, Michael Martinez, Jr., Kevin J. Martinez, and Wesley Martinez, all of Albuquerque, NM; great grandson, Nathan George Marsh of Albuquerque, NM; Tomasita's sister, Filomena Pacheco of Tucumcari along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George in 2005 and by her half brother,  Telesfor Chavez, killed at Pearl Harbor during WWII.
Rosary will be recited on Friday evening at 7:00 PM in the St. Anne's Catholic Church.  Mass of the Resurrection will be offered on Saturday afternoon at 1:00 PM in the St. Anne's Catholic Church with Rev. Father Higinus Anuta as Celebrant.  Pall bearers will be Michael Martinez, Jr., Wesley Martinez, Art Pacheco, Jr., Andrew Pacheco, Jake Jiminez, Jr., Josh Pacheco, and Keving Joseph Martinez. 
Interment will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery in Tucumcari, NM.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home, Tucumcari, NM,  575 461-3815.
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