Nieves Martinez passed away at home on April 25, 2018. She was 86. Born in Spain she live in Newark before moving to Kearny 28 years ago. Visiting will be on Friday from 4 until 9 p.m. at the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove, Kearny. Mass Saturday 9:30 a.m. in St. Stephens Church and entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Nieves was the wife of Manuel and mother of Maria Caamano (Manuel), Manuel Martinez (Mercedes), Jose F. Martinez (Ana) and Josephine Fraga (Manuel). Sister of Milagros Sampedro she is also survived by her nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her grandson Pablo. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to St. Jude Children's Hospital.