Alba Iris Colon-Martinez of Ellenville passed away Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Albany Medical Center, with her family by her side. She was born on April 8, 1962 in Ellenville NY. She was 50.
She was the daughter of the late Julio and Maria Martinez. She was predeceased by two brothers, Hector and Victor Martinez.
For many years Alba worked at Kohls Distribution Center. She was a loving mother and grandmother that always made her home a warm and welcoming place for all to come and visit. She was a great cook that could make anything, although her specialty was Spanish cuisine. Her great sense of humor will truly be missed by not just her family but by her dedicated friends.
She is survived by five loving sons: Julio, Jose Martinez, Efrain Lopez Jr., Jonathan Martinez, Alexander Colon and his father, Alexis Colon; one daughter and best friend, Jacqueline N. Lopez; her nephew, Jayson Martinez, who she considered her son; five grandchildren, but her true pride and joy Jakiaya Richardson; her siblings: Angie, Edwin, Ricky, Charlie Martinez and Nidya Castano, several cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, August 24, 2012 at Loucks Funeral Home, 79 North Main St., Ellenville, NY 12428 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Catholic Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Marys St. Andrews Church, State Route 209, Ellenville, NY 12428.
Arrangements were under the direction of Loucks Funeral Home. For further information please call 845-647-4343.