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Martha was born on May 10, 1961 to Joe and Aurora Contreraz in Pacoima, CA. She entered eternal rest on May 25, 2012 at the age of 51 peacefully in her home. She lived in Pacoima.

Survived by her husband, David Acosta. She is preceded in death by her father, Joe and brother, Emilio Contreraz. Martha is also survived by her mother, Aurora Contreraz; brothers, Joe (Cathy), John (Stella) and Frank-Pancho, Armando (Regina); sisters, Alicia (Gilbert) Imperial, Esther (Hector) Hernandez, and Connie (Hector) Galvan; her sisters- and brothers-in-law, Belinda (Bill), Robert (Jessica), Henry (Carol), Nano (Tina), and Ramon (Hilda); and many nieces and nephews.. Although she had no children of her own, her 25 nieces and nephews and 15 great nieces and nephews looked up to her as a motherly figure. Every holiday Tia "Hiawatha" would generously make every single one candy bags.

She attended Sharp Ave. Elementary, Pacoima Jr. High and San Fernando High School (class of 1980). Martha will be truly missed by her family and friends. She was a very loving, giving and caring daughter, wife, sister and aunt. Her smile will forever be engraved in our hearts.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 1, 2012. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Mass at 1:00 p.m., and Burial to follow at San Fernando Mission Cemetery, 11160 Stranwood Ave., Mission Hills, CA 91345.

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Published in Los Angeles Daily News on May 31, 2012
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