OBITUARY: Dorothy Baca Martinez, mother, wife, sister, aunt and friend left us peacefully July 1, 2018. Dorothy is survived by her husband of 27 years, Manuel Martinez; two sons, Samuel and Manuel Jr; their wives, Krista and Denikka; grandchildren, Jacob, Sway and Andres; sisters, Louise, Margaret, Esther, Rosanne and brother, Arthur. She was aunt to 54 nephews and nieces and 10 great nephews and nieces. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, Salome and Sophia Baca; her sister, Jeanette and brother Anthony. Dorothy had many close colleagues and friends through her professional career. She proudly retired as a paralegal with the City of Albuquerque in 2015. A Rosary will be held on Friday July 6, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. with a Funeral Mass to follow at 12:00 p.m. at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church at 5712 Paradise Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114. Interment will immediately follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 1900 Edith Blvd. NE, Albuquerque NM 87102. Please join us in celebration of Dorothy’s life at the National Hispanic Cultural Center for “Dorothy’s Happy Hour”, 1701 4th St SW, Albuquerque NM 87102 immediately following the interment from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Although we will miss her everyday… her voice, her laughter and her spirit will be carried in our hearts forever. Please visit our online guest book for Dorothy at www.FrenchFunerals.com
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