Mercedes Martinez
Mercedes Martinez
September 24, 1960 - March 19, 2020


Mercedes Martinez, 59, of Interlachen, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Putnam Community Medical Center following an extended illness.

Mercedes was born in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico and had lived in Interlachen for the past 23 years coming from Yabucoa. She was a member of The Rock Christian Ministry Church in Interlachen. As someone with Down Syndrome, she was a very loving and happy person who had the innocence of a little girl. She was much loved by her family and everyone at the church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlos Martinez and Alejandrina Lugo.

Surviving are four sisters, Aida Cruz of Interlachen, Rosa Martinez, Maria Martinez, and Evelyn Martinez, all of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico; two brothers, Carlos M. Martinez and Bienvenido Martinez, both of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Pastor Rafi Roman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Aida Cruz, P.O. Box 610, Interlachen, FL 32148.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in her online guestbook at

Contact Masters Funeral Home at 386-325-4564 for details to live stream her Going Home To the Lord Service.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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