Obituary: Scarlett Ruby Martinez Aug. 10, 2019


Scarlett Ruby Martinez, 4 Months, a resident of Española, passed away peacefully with her parents at her side on Saturday, August 10, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Nancy Serna-Sanchez; great-grandfathers, Modesto Espinoza, Benigo Martinez and George Baca; and great-aunt Diana Martinez.

Scarlett was a beautiful baby girl who quickly gained the love of everyone around her. She had the drive to keep fighting throughout her life. She had such a feisty personality for such a young age. She loved to be held and always comforted. She loved her brother so much. 

She is going to be missed dearly by all those who knew and loved her.

Scarlett is survived by her parents, Isaiah and Miquella Martinez, brother, Ambrose Martinez; and her fur brother Zeke Martinez; maternal grandfather, Ronald Espinoza; paternal grandparents, Ruby and Benny Martinez; maternal great-grandparents, Manuel and Alice Serna and Miquelita Espinoza; paternal great-grandmothers Priscilla Baca and Adelinda Martinez; maternal aunts, Alyssa (Joshua) Ellison, Cailee, Angelique, and Isabel Sanchez, Samantha and Emily Espinoza; paternal aunt, Miranda Salazar; paternal uncle, Isaac (Jessica) Martinez; godmother, Rachel Dickens, cousins, Anastasia, Isaiah, Nehemiah, Arya, Jayda, Dash and Bella as well as numerous relatives and friends whom loved her dearly.

Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anne Parish in Santa Fe with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 12:00 p.m. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Rosario Cemetery. Serving the family as pallbearers are Isaiah Martinez, Ambrose Martinez, Benny Martinez, Isaiah Chavez and Isaiah Ellison.

The family of Scarlett Ruby Martinez has entrusted the care of their precious loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 –