Anastacia “Tata” Martinez, 94 passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Manchester on September 12, 2018. She was born on December 25, 1924, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was born to Juan Paneto and Julia Collazo and moved to New York in the fifties and served in the Transfiguration Church and devoted her life to God and helping those who needed a hand.
She is predeceased by her parents Juan Paneto and Julia Collazo, her three sons Manuel H. Martinez, Pedro Martinez, and Reinaldo Martinez, her husband Pedro Juan Martinez as well as three brothers and a sister. She is survived by her sister Maria Rosario of Ohio and Juana Paneto of Puerto Rico. She is also survived by her children Jose Martinez, Edwin Martinez, Madaline Martinez, Rosa Figueroa from East Hartford, and Margarita Martinez, Lucy Rivera, and Manual Martinez from New York. She is also survived by twenty grandchildren and over thirty great-grandchildren who loved her so much.
Friends and Family are invited to attend the funeral mass which will be at St. Isaac Jogues Church at 1 Community St. East Hartford, CT 06108 at 10:00 A.M followed by burial at Rose Hill Memorial Park, 580 Elm St. Rocky Hill, CT.