Carmen Martinez



Carmen Martinez of Montgomery, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2024, in Montgomery. She was 82. 

The daughter of the late Manuel and Evarista Rivera Sanchez, she was born July 16, 1941 in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico.

Carmen worked as a bus driver for Jo-Lo Bus Company, Queens, NY, before her retirement.

She will always be loved and missed by husband  Eduardo Martinez, daughter  Debra Valentin and Edwin, son  Edward Martinez and Inalvis; daughter  Brenda Martinez; daughter  Bridget White and Kenneth; grandchildren Rolando, Zerlinda, Michael, Lawrence, Chamad, Jenna, Christina, Christopher, Savanna, Tyler, Brittany, Autumn; Great Grandchildren  Jeremy, Alex, Layla, Christian, Jackson, Lauren, Kamden, Junior, Harlem, Faye, Remy, Kalisa, Indie, Christiana, sister Ivette Rivera & Jimmy, many nieces, nephews and extended family

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her daughter Lisa Samuelson, son Anthony Martinez and infant son Ronald Martinez.

Visitation will be Friday, June 14, 2024, 2-4 p.m.  &  7-9 p.m. and Saturday June 15, 2024, 9 am-12:30 p.m. at Millspaugh Funeral Home, 22 Bank St., Walden. Burial will be follow Saturday’s visitation in Woodlawn Cemetery in New Windsor.

Floral tributes or  memorial contributions would be greatly appreciated. Donations in Carmen’s name can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements were made by Millspaugh Funeral Directors.