WATSONVILLE — Constancia “Connie“ Reyes Martinez died at her home in Watsonville on Saturday, April 19, 2013. She was 89.
Mrs. Martinez was born in Texas but moved to Watsonville in 1954. She had many jobs throughout her life but above all she loved being a mother and grandmother. She was a caring, proud and independent woman who loved her children and grandchildren. She liked to play Bingo, spend time with her friends and walk the levy. She will be remembered and missed for her generosity, wonderful sense of humor and being “one tough lady.” She was generous and her door was always open for people in need.
Mrs. Martinez is survived by her sons, Domingo, David, Ruben, Michael and Jose “Yogi” Martinez; daughter, Connie Martinez; her brother and sister; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her children, Cynthia and Richard Martinez and husband, Leonardo Martinez.
A memorial time of gathering will take place at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel on Saturday from 12-3 p.m.
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