Born August 24, 1941 in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Passed away, surrounded by her loving family, November 23, 2013 in Sacramento, California. She was married to her beloved husband Rudolph Avila for 47 years. She was a member of St. Roberts Catholic Church, CMB #5, and had resided in Sacramento for the past 55 years. Mary was preceded in death by her father, Anselmo Martinez in 1987 and her sister Lita Martinez in 2007. She is survived by her husband Rudolph, Sr.; children, Rudolph, Jr. and John and wife Dina; grandchildren, Angelica Avila, Cruz Avila, and Andrea Cervantez; great grandchild, Giovanni Cervantez; mother Manuelita Martinez; siblings; Joe, Herman and Paul Martinez, Cassie Nagel and Mary Kidwell and many other loving friends and relatives.
Vigil services will be held Monday, December 2, at 6:30 PM at George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers, 2691 Riverside Blvd. Sacramento, CA and Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, December 3, at 10:00 AM at St. Roberts Catholic Church 2243 Irvin Way Sacramento, CA with interment to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.
George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers - Sacramento
2691 Riverside Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95818
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Nov. 30, 2013