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Vanessa L. "Vanna" Martinez

1988 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Vanessa L. "Vanna" Martinez Obituary
VANESSA "VANNA" L. MARTINEZ Age 24, of Riverside, CA passed away on Friday, November 15. Vanessa was born on December 4, 1988 in San Dimas. Vanessa was a student of Riverside City College. She graduated from Poly High School in 2007 where she was a member of the Proud Heritage Band and Color Guard, and the Poly High Orchestra. She enjoyed all things creative: painting, music, and ballet folklorico. She participated in cheer and volleyball. Vanessa worked at Check 'n' Go in Chino, California, where, sadly, her life was taken in an armed robbery. She will always be remembered for her bright smile and the comfort she gave others. She is survived by her parents, Ruby and Joe Cabralez of Riverside; brothers Vinny and Joseph; sister Mary of Whittier; grandmothers Carlota, Ann and Maria. A rosary and celebration of life service will be held at St. Anthony Catholic Church located at 3074 Madison Street, Riverside, CA, 92504 on Saturday, November 30 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m, with a mass at 1 p.m. Burial at Crestlawn Memorial Park, 11500 Arlington, Avenue, Riverside, 92505. Reception at the Riverside Life Arts Center, 3485 University Avenue, Riverside 92507 will be held after burial services.

Published in Press-Enterprise on Nov. 29, 2013
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