On Monday, January 1, 2018 Genevieve "Juanita" Martinez Diaz peacefully passed away surrounded by her family at Watsonville Community Hospital. She was 86.
Juanita enjoyed dancing, watching movies, staying indoors and being surrounded by her loved ones. She was devoted to her family and their happiness. She will be truly missed and her memory cherished within our hearts.
She is survived by her children; Elidia Diaz and Ernesto Diaz and her siblings; Virginia Delgado, Lupe Lugan, Gene and Ray Martinez. Juanita is also survived by her 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Visitation services will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 5-9 PM with a recitation of the Rosary at 7 PM at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel. Mass will be celebrated on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 10 AM at Saint Patrick's Church with a final blessing ceremony to follow at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park.