Maria Magdalena Martinez was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico unto her mother Eusebia Arvelo and father Antolino Hernandez on October 10, 1954. Maria grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and later moved to Chicago, Illinois where she raised her children. Maria worked as an office professional within the banking industry and a certified safe food handling instructor.
Maria departed this life on May 2, 2023 joining her beloved daughter, Melissa Hernandez, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her Daughter, Maria Lawler and her husband Michael Lawler, Granddaughters Savannah Outland and her husband Joseph Outland, Alyssa Leon, Melissa Lawler, Ariana Lawler, Great grandchildren, Francisco Outland and Ava Outland, Mother Eusebia Sanchez, Sisters, Felicita Mojica, Sophia Nazaire and her husband jean-Claude Nazaire, brother Milton Hernandez and his wife Ann Hernandez, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
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