Mary Ann (Herrera) Martinez passed away peacefully November 4, 2022 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the age of 75. She was born in Raton, New Mexico in January 1947.
Preceded in death by her parents Jose Andres & Mary Margret Herrera. Sister Vickie Ford, Grandson Tyler, Great Granddaughters Catalina & Evalynn. The father of her Children Richard “Lefty” Martinez and Brother-in-law Leroy Valerio.
Survived by her Children: Stacy & Anthony Sandoval, Richard Martinez, James Martinez, Sherri & Tito Sanchez. Grandchildren: Marc, Carlos & Jaimie, Ava & Jose, Ross & Nikki, Jessica & Kevin, Toni & Ben, Race, Reid, MaryAnn, Rebecca & Jeremiah. Great-Grandchildren: Xavior, Ezra, Isla & Damian. Siblings: Carmen Valerio, Charles & Liz Herrera, Melinda & Phillip Martinez Sarah Roth. Numerous Uncles, Aunts, Nieces, Nephews & Cousins.
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Nature's first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf's a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay. ~ Robert Frost