YORK Maria M. Martinez-Vega, 72, went to heaven with Jesus on Monday, February 18, 2013 from the York Hospital. She was the wife of Julio Velez. Born on July 26,1940, in Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Nieves Vega and Vicente Martinez. She was a very loving, very happy, and very social lady. Maria was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, she will be missed by those whose lives she touched. She leaves to cherish her memory, a daughter Maria Salinas; a son, Efrain Ortiz, both of York; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Vincente Martinez and Louis Martinez, both of York, Nicolas Alvarado of New York; and a host of family. The viewing will be Thursday from 11 am. until 1 p.m. at the Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc., 822 E. Market St., York. The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. with Father Jonathan P. Sawicki officiating. Interment will be in Mount Rose Cemetery. Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc., is in charge.