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VICENTA JOSEFA ORTIZ MARTINEZ

VICENTA JOSEFA ORTIZ MARTINEZ MARCH 10, 1911 TO JUNE 11, 2013 Vicenta, went to be with Jesus Christ, her Lord and Savior on June 11, 2013 at the age of 102 1/4 , at her home, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Vicenta was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on March 10, 1911, to Emilio Ortiz and Florentina Baca. She married, Jose Fidel Martinez, her beloved spouse, on March 4, 1946, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. They celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary one day before his death, on Ash Wednesday, March 5, 2003. Vicenta is survived by her children: Therese "Terry" Huckabee (Larry), Judy Ann Espinosa, Gilbert "Gillie" Martinez (Charlotte); grandchildren: James Huckabee (Michelle), Glenn Huckabee (Jenni), Tammy Huckabee, Buddy Espinosa (Maria), Amber Trujillo (Ronnie), Lorri Yamaguchi (Jiro), Bobby Espinosa (fianc� Kristina), Rick Martinez (Lisa), Ismael Martinez (Ren�e), Maricela Martinez; great-grandchildren: Samantha, Julianne and Bruce Huckabee, Tiffany and Anthony Quintana, Chloe, Santiago, Violet and Jade Espinosa, Hunter and Krystianna Trujillo, Etsuko Yamaguchi, and Liam Martinez. Sister: Laura Mendoza; special cousin: Manny Montoya; brother in-law: Silverio Martinez; sisters-in-law: Fillie Gallegos, Iren� Roybal and numerous loving nephews, nieces, God-children and friends. Vicenta was preceded in death by her parents: Emilio Ortiz and Florentina Baca; step-father: Emiliano Roybal; brother: Ignacio Ortiz (Eduvigen); sisters: Romualda Madrid, Guadalupita Gonzales (Julian), Paulita Bransford (Alex); son-in-law: Bud Espinosa, Sr., step sisters: Elisa Martinez (Roman), Ernestina Rodriguez (Pete), Fidelina Rael (Carlos); step brothers: Juvencio Roybal, Larry Roybal (Belle); brothers in-law: Joe Mendoza, Sigfredo Martinez, Tony Gallegos; sisters-in-law: Agueda Martinez, Mildred Burke (Albert), Lydia Romero (Damian), Emelina Sandoval (Manuel); and many cousins. A very special thank you to Reverend Tien-Tri Nguyen for the many masses, visits and anointing he offered for our mother. We are also very grateful to Linda Aragon (City of Santa Fe), Donna and Charity from Del Corazon Hospice for the love and compassion given to our mother. A Rosary will be recited Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 14, 2013 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Interment will take place Monday, June 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm at Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Santuario de Guadalupe for upkeep or the Carmelites. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 984-8600
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900
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