Dorothy J. Martinez

December 31, 1935September 8, 2018

Dorothy Juanita Martinez of Federal Heights, Colorado passed away September 8, 2018 in Federal Heights. Dorothy was born in Denver, Colorado to Faustino and Irene (Maes) Cisneros. She met and married Edward Martinez, Jr and together they raised their 2 children. Dorothy had many friends and enjoyed spending time with them. She was highly respected in many communities throughout the Denver area. Dorothy is survived by her husband Edward; daughter Antionette (John) Thorpe; son Val (Sandra) Martinez; grandchildren Brian, EJ, Sara, Justin and Amber; great grandchildren Kylie, Wynter, Annabella and Kannon; and her sister Frances Manzanares. A memorial service will be held Friday, September 21, 2018, 10:30 am at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 9371 Wigham Street, Thornton, Colorado 80229.

Fond memories of Dorothy and expressions of sympathy for her family may be shared at the guest book below.


  • Memorial Mass Friday, September 21, 2018
  • Committal Service Friday, September 28, 2018

Dorothy J. Martinez

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Stephanie Pollack

September 22, 2018

Fly with the Angels
Dance amongst the stars.
My heart is we’re I’ll keep you
Forever Tia Dorthy💕

Irmarie Quinones

September 14, 2018

Auntie Dorothy, I'm sure you know how much I love you. You tought me perseverance and most of all love and respect. You are truly one of my heroes. If I can only be half the person you were. You'll be missed immensely. Uncle Ed, Antoinette and Val, thank you for sharing such a woman with us.

Roni Straub (Erichsen)

September 13, 2018

when I was younger my family use to go see Auntie and Uncle a lot, and Auntie along with my Mom Esther they taught me how to do the jitter bug and how to waltz, I have a lot of great memories of days spent with AUNT Dorothy, Uncle Ed , Antionette and Val ! I loved all of them so much !