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Obituary: Theresa Dora Martinez Dec. 9, 2017

on December 20, 2017 - 2:37pm


Theresa Dora Martinez was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and long-time resident of Los Alamos, N.M., whom joined Our Lord on December 9, 2017. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Antonio G. & Alcarita Archuleta; two brothers, J. Orlando & Ruth Archuleta, Johnny E. Archuleta; father of her children, Jose Zenon Martinez; and close companion, Tranquilino Vigil.

She is survived by two sisters, Juanita & Max (deceased) Lopez with son Lee (deceased), Barbara & Aaron Martinez with son Eric; Sister-in-law Bennie & Eric Schachter; three daughters & son-in-laws, RoseEllen & Joseph Visarraga, Shirley & Harry Clifford, Carrie & Randy Phillips; grandchildren, Jenifer Visarraga, Jodi & Peter Visarraga-Florreich; Don & Jean Lujan, Judy Clifford, Cliff Clifford; Wade & Shelby Phillips. Great grandchildren; Zennon, Gabriel, Destinee, Sky. Special friends Theresa & Benny Bachicha. Close cousin Grace & Lebeo Martinez, and many other special family and friends. 

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10AM at Rivera Family Funeral Home of Espanola, NM.  Interment followed at Guaje Pines Cemetery, Los Alamos, NM.