Engracia Martinez passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Chandler Hall Hospice. She was 89. Born in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, she has been a Bristol resident for over 50 years. Mrs. Martinez was a member of St. Mark Church, where she sang in the Spanish Choir, Crucillista, and The Legion de Maria. She loved to cook family dinners and enjoyed collecting dolls.
Daughter of the late Sofio Cruz and Francisca Flores, wife of the late Cruz Martinez and sister of the late Julio Cruz-Flores, she is survived by her son, Tomas Martinez and his wife, Diana of Mt. Laurel, NJ, 2 grandchildren, Cruz Tomas Martinez and Evalise Mercedes Martinez, and 2 brothers, Eleno Cruz-Flores of Trenton, NJ and Ernesto Cruz-Flores of San Lorenzo, PR. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, her dear friends, Carmen and Hector Berdecia and her St. Mark Church community.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Saturday, February 16, 2019, 12Noon at St. Mark Church, Bristol Borough. Interment, St. Mark Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday morning 11:00am until time of Mass, at the Church. In lieu of flowers, Mass Cards would be appreciated. Arrangements are under the direction of Wade Funeral Home, Bristol Borough.