Juan Benito Martinez, Age :70

Jun 03,1950---Nov 18,2020

Juan Benito Martinez


Juan Benito Martinez, 70 of Espanola New Mexico passed away at Taos Nursing Home, Taos, NM due to Complications with Covid-19 on November 18, 2020   Juan was born on June 3, 1950, in Espanola to Benito and Rosaura T. Martinez.  He is preceded in Death by Angie Vigil Martinez(wife), Benito Mtz (father), Rosaura T. Mtz (mother), Fred A. Mtz(brother), Salvador Martinez(brother-in-law), Nancy Mtz(sister-in law), Joe C. Trujillo(nephew), Orlando Baca Jr.(nephew),special cousin Merry Petra Trujillo (Utah). 

Juan is survived by his siblings: Josephine Martinez (Espanola)Manuel R. Martinez (Ruth) Esp ,Vicentita Ortega(Santos )Ca, Joe Zaca Mtz, Ca, Francisco Mtz(Diane) Ca. Marie Kinney(Jim) Ca, Ernestina Baca , AZ. He has many Nieces, Nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews who loved him so much. His lifetime friends Armando & Frances Vigil, many other cousins and friends. 

Juan loved saying jokes, whether they were corny or not, he always had one for you. He liked going to the Casino, playing cards, playing his guitiar, and playing bingo.

Juan loved life and walking around Espanola saying jokes to all he met up with. He will be missed by many. He touched so many people hearts and always talked about his wife Angie and how much he missed his mother. He loved his family very much

Due to pandemic the family will be not have services at this time but will have a gravesite funeral later to be announced. 


Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of: 

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe 

3232 Cerrillos Road 

(505) 395-9150


LeRoy L W Martinez Nov 24 ,2020

Friend ,Phoenix ,Arizona

Martinez family my condolences and sorry for the lost of your brother. I have very fond memories of growing up with Juan and the rest of you. Again sorry for your lost. May Juan RIP

Jenn Olien Nov 25 ,2020

Niece ,Santa Clarita ,California

I was very saddened to hear about Juan's passing, especially thinking he may have been alone. He was a sweet and funny uncle and I will remember his jokes and his kindness. May he rest in peace

Sofia Lopez Nov 26 ,2020

Friend ,Vadito ,New Mexico

Josephine, I am so sorry about Juan. My buddy.😭 He will be Dearly Missed. May He Rest in Peace.

Frances Diaz Nov 29 ,2020

Niece ,Espanola ,New Mexico

RIP Uncle Juan you will be missed very much. I will miss your calls, giving heart and jokes. Rejoice with Angie and Gramma Rose.

Randy Maestas Dec 07 ,2020

Friend ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

I am so sorry to hear about Juan. He was a good friend and would always come by Triple S in the morning for coffee and always had a joke. My deepest condolences

Services at Later Date