Obituary for Juana Martinez Rivera
Juana S. Martinez Rivera
Springfield – Juana S. Martinez Rivera, 92, Departed this Life on July 18th, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Juana was born in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico on March 5th 1925, she was the daughter of the late Paulino Martinez and Dolores Rivera. Juana was predeceased by her husband Vicente Roman and children Ignacio, Iris Neida and Candida Roman, and siblings Ramona, Gregorio, Julia, Luz and Rosa Tiliea Martinez. Juana leaves to cherish her memories, her children, Carmen Roman and her husband Ruben Capeles and her beloved dog Scooby Roman of Springfield and Luis A. Roman and his wife Blanca Perez of Adjuntas, Puerto Rico. She also leaves her nine adored grandchildren, Ivia Santiago and husband Orlando Santiago, Alberto Rosado, Iris Rosado and husband Frank Vasquez, Diana Lozada and her husband Juan Lozada, Lourdes Mercado and her husband Erick Alvarez, Erica Capeles and her husband Edwin X. Heredia, Iris Neida, Lily and Yahaira Roman. She also leaves behind her precious great grandchildren, Jessica Rosado, Natasha Maldonado, Joshua Vasquez, Cassandra, Brianna and Anthony Santiago, Shalanda Mercado, Pedro Negron III, Essic Mojica, Diego Roman, Catilia and Alejandra Acevedo along with seven great-great grandchildren. She was a loving, kind, gentle woman devoted wife, mother and grandmother who will be missed eternally by her family and friends. Calling hours will be on Monday July 24, 2017 from 11 am- 1pm at North End Funeral Home 130 Carew Street Springfield, Ma followed by a burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.