Mary Rose Martinez - White

August 23, 1937August 8, 2022
Obituary of Mary Rose Martinez - White
Mary Rose Martinez-White, age 84 of Mesa, Arizona returned to her Father in Heaven on Monday, August 8, 2022. Mary Rose was born on August 23, 1937 in Las Vegas, New Mexico to Charley and Candelaria Martinez. Mary Rose graduated from Superior High School in 1956. She later went on to attend Arizona State University and graduated in 1988 with a Masters of Education degree. She taught in several School districts throughout Maricopa County for close to 30 years. She developed curriculum, conducted workshops, taught Spanish and was an Official translator for the Chandler School district. Family meant everything to Mary Rose; her love of family was deep and unconditional. Her love for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren was beyond measure and she was deeply proud of them all. Mary Rose was preceded in death by her spouse, John White, her parents, Charley and Candelaria Martinez, her brother, Manuel Martinez and her sister, Henrietta Mahan. She is survived by her son, Richard Arredondo (Tameria), her daughter, Candi Trevizo (Mark), her son, Gabriel Arredondo and her daughter, Pamela Villarreal (Henry). She also leaves behind 12 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. A visitation for Mary Rose will be held Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Advantage Melcher Chapel of The Roses, 43 South Stapley Drive, Mesa, AZ 85204. A rosary service will occur Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 7:00 pm, 43 South Stapley Drive, Mesa, AZ 85204. A funeral mass will occur Friday, August 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Christ The King Catholic Church, 1551 E. Dana Ave, Mesa, AZ 85204. Luncheon immediately following Mass at Pearl's Banquet Hall, 1455 S. Stapley Dr., Mesa, AZ 85204. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Martinez - White family.

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  • Richard Arredondo (Tameria) Son
  • Candi Trevizo (Mark) Daughter
  • Gabriel Arredondo Son
  • Pamela Villarreal (Henry) Daughter
  • John White Spouse (deceased)
  • Charley Martinez Father (deceased)
  • Candelaria Martinez Mother (deceased)
  • Manuel Martinez Brother (deceased)
  • Henrietta Mahan Sister (deceased)
  • She also leaves behind 12 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

  • Mark Jacob Trevizo Pallbearer
  • Michael Anthony Uriarte Pallbearer
  • Daniel Ray Uriarte Pallbearer
  • Timothy Paul Uriarte Pallbearer
  • Richard Travis Arredondo Pallbearer
  • Aaron Gabriel Arredondo Pallbearer
  • Christopher Ryan Ramos Pallbearer

Past Services

Thursday, August 18, 2022


Thursday, August 18, 2022

Rosary Service

Friday, August 19, 2022

Funeral Mass

Friday, August 19, 2022